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Top 100 Construction Companies 2016

Who’s up and who’s down?

The construction recovery of the past two years is reflected in The Construction Index Top 100 league table for 2016, with revenue and profit up substantially across the board. But legacy ‘problem contracts’ are still hitting the bottom line for many contractors. Will Mann reports

For full analysis of 2016 Top 100, please click here.

Latest Rank By Turnover Latest Rank By Profit Company Latest Turnover (£m) Previous Turnover (£m) Change (%) Latest Pre-tax Profit (£m) Previous Pre-tax Profit (£m) Change (%) Latest Margin Previous Margin
1 100 Balfour Beatty 8,444 8,793 -4 -199 -304 N/A N/A N/A
2 1 Carillion 4,586.90 4,071.90 12.6 155.1 142.6 8.8 3.4 3.5
3 12 Kier Group 3,275.90 2,954.30 10.9 39.5 14.8 166.9 1.2 0.5
4 7 Interserve 3,204.60 2,913 10 79.5 61.9 28.4 2.5 2.1
5 35 Laing O'Rourke 3,127.40 3,574.30 -12.5 12.4 51.9 -76.1 0.4 1.5
6 93 Morgan Sindall 2,384.70 2,219.80 7.4 -14.8 22.8 N/A N/A 1
7 2 Galiford Try 2,348.40 1,767.80 32.8 114 95.2 19.7 4.9 5.4
8 4 Mitie 2,231.90 2,273.80 -1.8 96.8 41.5 133.3 4.3 1.8
9 20 Amey UK 2,230.60 2,167.90 2.9 23.6 106.7 -77.8 1.1 4.9
10 14 Mace 1,811.30 1,507.40 20.2 36.2 34.6 4.6 2 2.3
11 92 ISG 1,648.60 1,482.90 11.2 -12.9 6.8 N/A N/A 0.5
12 8 Keller 1,562.40 1,599.70 -2.3 56.3 28.2 99.6 3.6 1.8
13 11 Skanska 1,383.50 1,260.50 9.8 42.1 41.3 2 3 3.3
14 64 Wilmott Dixon 1,323.90 1,258.70 5.2 4.4 17 -74.1 0.3 1.4
15 18 Costain 1,263.60 1,071.80 17.9 26 22.6 15 2.1 2.1
16 17 Wates 1,206.90 994.3 21.4 28.1 22.6 24 2.3 2.3
17 9 Keepmoat 1,094.90 930.6 17.7 54.1 50 8.1 4.9 5.4
18 3 Dragados 1,058.60 1,274.50 -16.9 99.6 116.5 -14.5 9.4 9.1
19 99 Vinci UK 935.3 1,017 -8 -69.4 -216.9 N/A N/A N/A
20 53 BAM Construct 886.8 839.5 5.6 6.6 10.9 -39.4 0.7 1.3
21 19 Mears 881.1 838.7 5.1 25.9 29.7 -12.7 2.9 3.5
22 97 Shepherd* 879.5 686 28.2 -35 11.4 N/A N/A 1.7
23 22 VolkerWessels 852.1 746.9 14.1 20.8 14.8 41 2.4 2
24 13 Bowmer & Kirkland 848.2 732.4 15.8 39.1 27.1 44.5 4.6 3.7
25 98 Sir Robert McAlpine 805.5 862.8 -6.6 -35.7 -67.8 N/A N/A N/A
26 26 BAM Nuttall 787.1 774.1 1.7 18.2 -20.2 N/A 2.3 N/A
27 31 J Murphy & Sons 647.5 657.7 -1.5 13.8 -9.1 N/A 2.1 N/A
28 34 Imtech UK 645.4 647.5 -0.3 12.5 22.3 -43.7 1.9 3.4
29 5 Homeserve 633.2 584.2 8.4 82.6 76.7 7.7 13 13.1
30 21 Brookfield Multiplex 620 284.1 118.2 21.9 5.4 307.6 3.5 1.9
31 89 Morrison Utility Services 585.3 518.4 12.9 20.1 19.3 N/A N/A N/A
32 57 Lendlease 524.6 441.3 18.9 5.5 10.6 -47.9 1.1 2.4
33 30 Renew 519.6 464.5 11.9 16.1 13.1 23.4 3.1 2.8
34 29 John Graham 507.9 490.9 3.5 17.2 7.4 130.9 3.4 1.5
35 6 SSE Contracting 489.6 490.1 -0.1 79.6 3.9 1,926 16.3 0.8
36 75 Eurovia 462.3 444.2 4.1 1.8 0.3 566.5 0.4 0.1
37 95 John Sisk 419.4 343.8 22 -17.8 1.6 N/A N/A 0.5
38 10 Bechtel 410.1 178.1 130.2 49.6 18 175 12.1 10.1
39 23 Norland 396.1 459.9 -13.9 20.8 36.9 -43.6 5.2 8
40 49 Buckingham Group 395 308.7 28 7.3 5.4 35.1 1.9 1.8
41 94 McClaren Construction 378 410.8 -8 -15.4 4.3 N/A N/A 1
42 33 Integral UK 376.1 309.9 21.4 12.6 12.9 -2.3 3.4 4.2
43 65 NG Bailey Group 364.6 379.8 -4 4.2 6.9 -39.1 1.2 1.8
44 38 Bouygues UK 331.2 216.6 52.9 11.6 17.2 -32.6 3.5 7.9
45 52 Carey Group 311.5 257.6 20.9 7.1 6 19.1 2.3 2.3
46 56 Osborne 308.9 326.8 -5.5 5.6 5 12.8 1.8 1.5
47 86 Byrne Group 298.9 349.1 -14.4 -4 -12.1 N/A N/A N/A
48 66 Northstone NI 298.2 239.4 24.6 4.2 6.1 -31.6 1.4 2.5
49 24 Cape Industrial Services 295.5 310.7 -4.9 20.4 2.9 608.5 6.9 0.9
50 36 Robertson Group 288.4 251.5 14.7 12 34.7 -65.5 4.1 13.8
51 58 Clancy Group 280.9 269.5 4.2 5.1 3.9 30.4 1.8 1.5
52 59 Lakehouse 278.8 277.1 0.6 5.1 5 1.6 1.8 1.8
53 44 ESH 276.8 192.5 43.8 9.5 3.2 195.1 3.4 1.7
54 39 Keltbray Group 272.3 216.9 25.5 10.9 7.3 49.9 4 3.3
55 55 Colas 256.7 285.7 -10.2 6 9.8 -38.8 2.3 3.4
56 16 Watkin Jones 255.2 255.2 0 29.5 12.5 136.2 11.6 4.9
57 41 Ferrovial Agroman 253.3 18.3 1,283.20 10.5 6.8 54.2 4.2 37.3
58 67 JRL Group 251.7 198 27.1 3.9 2.9 32.9 1.5 1.5
59 62 Emcor Group UK 249.5 224.6 11.1 4.6 10 -54 1.8 4.4
60 79 Dawnus Group 248.6 206.2 20.6 1.5 15.9 -90.8 0.6 7.7
61 82 Midas Group 248.6 202.9 22.5 0.2 2.1 -92.8 0.1 1
62 28 FM Conway 247.8 234.5 5.7 17.4 14.7 18.3 7 6.3
63 70 T Clarke 242.4 227.5 6.5 3.5 -0.7 N/A 1.4 N/A
64 68 RG Carter 242.3 238.8 1.5 3.8 3 24.5 1.6 1.3
65 84 Longcross Group 231.2 216 7 -1.2 1.1 N/A N/A 0.5
66 37 Rydon Group 228.8 166 37.8 11.9 1.5 673.8 5.2 0.9
67 43 Winvic Group 227.7 146.4 55.5 9.7 4.5 117 4.3 3.1
68 63 Higgins Group 226.2 181.5 24.6 4.5 2.4 85.7 2 1.3
69 54 Solar Century 222.3 109.2 103.6 6.1 3.4 77.2 2.7 3.1
70 72 United Living Group 220.6 124.4 77.3 2.4 1 140.7 1.1 0.8
71 96 SPIE 219.7 165.6 32.6 -24.1 -13.5 N/A N/A N/A
72 90 Ardmore Construction 218.5 241.2 -9.4 -12 -5.7 N/A N/A N/A
73 80 North Midland Construction217.6 193.2 12.7 0.6 -3 N/A 0.3 N/A
74 48 Malcolm Group 215.8 193.3 11.7 7.4 6.7 10.2 3.4 3.5
75 87 City Building (Glasgow) 215 237.1 -9.3 -4.1 -4.4 N/A N/A N/A
76 60 Ogilvie Group 209.4 198.4 5.5 4.9 4 21.2 2.3 2
77 27 OHOB 204.5 172.9 18.3 17.8 9.6 86.4 8.7 5.5
79 47 Forth 204.1 174.7 16.8 7.5 1.5 407.4 3.7 0.9
78 61 Lagan Construction Group 202.2 157.9 28 4.6 4.8 -5.1 2.3 3.1
80 83 Severfield 201.5 231.3 -12.9 -0.2 -4.1 N/A N/A N/A
81 91 Enserve Group 200.6 222.1 -9.7 -12.9 -20.5 N/A N/A N/A
82 69 Lorne Stewart 200.3 202.5 -1.1 3.6 5.6 -35.5 1.8 2.7
83 85 McLaughlin & Harvey 195.8 157.7 24.2 -3.6 3.2 -212.6 -1.8 2
84 25 Durkan 192.6 146 32 19.1 -7.1 -367.7 9.9 -4.9
85 78 Seddon 189.5 73.8 156.8 1.4 3.5 -60.1 0.7 4.8
86 42 Robert Brett 180.8 169.7 6.5 10.1 5.9 71.9 5.6 3.5
87 76 William Hare 179.8 165.5 8.7 1.7 3.2 -45.5 1 1.9
88 88 Patton Group 176.5 162.7 8.4 -7.3 -10.1 -27.5 N/A N/A
89 15 Henry Boot 176.2 147.2 19.7 32.4 28.3 14.5 18.4 19.2
90 77 RGCM 165.1 147.8 11.7 1.5 1.2 30.3 0.9 0.8
91 71 Briggs & Forrester 164.4 151.5 8.6 2.9 -4 -170.9 1.7 N/A
92 45 Eric Wright 160.6 152.7 5.1 7.9 4.6 71.9 4.9 3
93 50 Mulalley 160.5 152.2 5.5 7.2 8 -9.4 4.5 5.3
94 81 McNicholas Construction 156 143.1 9 0.4 4 -90.7 0.2 2.8
95 46 Herbert T Forrest 152.7 96.5 58.3 9.4 5.8 64 6.2 6
96 73 Clugston Group 143.4 160 -10.4 2.2 3.3 -31.1 1.6 2
97 51 Cruden 142.2 134.8 5.5 7.2 4.9 47.5 5.1 3.6
98 74 Mabey 141.8 153.4 -7.5 2.2 4.2 -48.3 1.5 2.7
99 32 MV Kelly 136.4 122.1 11.7 13.7 2.5 456.2 10.1 2
100 40 Thomas Armstrong 134.8 124.9 7.9 10.7 10.2 5.1 7.9 8.1
TOTALS 69,041.60 64,360.80 7.3 1,138.60 749.1 52 1.6 1.2