The largest contract secured by Carillion during the month was a £100m new build of 200 flats at the Vauxhall Centre in London for the governors of Lambeth College.
In second place with an aggregate tally of £143.8m was Kier, which was buoyed by a £40m contract for the construction of a new retail park in Dover for client Bond City Ltd.
A £67m contract award for the new build of flats at London’s East Village for client Delancey Estates helped lift Mace to fifth spot with a cumulative monthly total of £115m.
Meanwhile, Costain bagged a £110m highways contract in Preston for Lancashire County Council.
Keepmoat maintained its position as the winner of the highest number of new contract awards, securing 28 with a combined value of £94.7m. Both Interserve and Morgan Sindall picked up 18 new contracts with a combined value of £103 million and £55.1 million.
The total value of contract awards recorded by the Builders’ Conference in February 2016 was £3,761.4m. Housing eased slightly to just £1.43bn of the total; the education sector accounted for £810m.
For full details, see the March 2016 edition of The Construction Index magazine.