Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018

Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018
UK Construction
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                                             REPORT 2018
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Hotspots in Great Britain 2018
                                               REGION FOCUS…

                                               East of England
                                               East Midlands
                                               London
                                               North East
A forward-looking analysis of construction     North West

activity by region and by sector.              Scotland
                                               South East
                                               South West
                                               Wales
                                               West Midlands
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OVERVIEW…                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hotspots
The UK Construction Industry                                                                                                                                                                                       REPORT 2018
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London is the UK’s largest regional economy and construction gross    activity in 2016. Parts of the West Midlands and South West complete                                                                         below and they will take you directly
                                                                                                                                                 Construction GVA in 2016                        £m
value added (GVA) in 2016 (the latest available from                   the top ten list, underscoring the fact that there are large areas of                                                                       to your chosen section.
                                                                                                                                                 London                                         19,470
the ONS) was £19.5 billion, accounting for                             activity beyond the traditional engines of growth.                                                                                            Home
                                                                                                                                                 South East                                     17,501
18% of the UK total. With a construction
                                                                     This piece of work seeks to analyse construction contract awards on         East of England                                12,250               Overview
GVA of £17.5 billion, the South East
                                                                            a high level of regional granularity, firstly to identify pockets
accounts for a similar proportion of
                                                                                                                                                 North West                                     9,383                Key regional hotspots
                                                                              of growth or contraction – hotspots and coldspots – in
UK construction (16%), which can lead                                                                                                            South West                                     9,309
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Key regional coldspots
                                                                              regional activity and secondly, to offer a forward-looking
to bias in perceptions of growth and                                                                                                             Scotland                                       8,448
                                                                             indication of growth by region and by sector. One of the
activity in other regions of the country                                                                                                         West Midlands                                  8,299                REGION FOCUS…
                                                                           challenges in using such granular data is the large lags in
(see fig. 1.1). Indeed, when thinking about                                                                                                      Yorkshire and the Humber                       7,532                East of England
regional construction activity, the relative                                                                                                     East Midlands                                  7,221
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     East Midlands
size of the London and South East economies,
                                                                                   London is again the UK’s largest regional                     Wales                                          3,814
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     London
populations and concentration of the
                                                                                    economy and construction gross value                         North East                                     3,019
services-based industry, it is easy to think that                                                                                                                                                                    North East
the majority of construction work is taking place in
                                                                                    added (GVA) in 2016 was £19.47 billion                      FIG 1.1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     North West
these regions.                                                                                                                                  Source: ONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Scotland
By using ONS regional economic data, it becomes clear that                                  reporting of official output data, as evidenced      Construction GVA in 2016 – Top 10      £m            Region         South East
despite its overall dominance, there were only three London                                  by the most recent macroeconomic data
                                                                                                                                                 Hertfordshire                          3,209    East of England     South West
sub-regions in the top ten largest local authority areas for                                  published by the ONS being for 2016. By
                                                                                                                                                 West Surrey                            1,804      South East
                                                                                                using data on contract awards over 2017,                                                                             Wales
                                                                                                                                                 Berkshire                              1,759      South East
                                                                                                         this will highlight construction                                                                            West Midlands
  In 2016 Hertfordshire yet again recorded                                                                   work ahead, rather than             Westminster                            1,605         London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Yorkshire & Humber
  the largest value of construction activity                                                                  reporting on activity is           Harrow and Hillingdon                  1,534         London

                                                                                                              past periods that may not          Oxfordshire                            1,461      South East
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                                                                                       ★                     be relevant.                        Devon CC                               1,460      South West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     HS2 Hubs
construction activity in 2016: Westminster, Harrow                                                                                               Staffordshire CC                       1,437    West Midlands
and Hillingdon, and Camden and City of London (see                                                                                               Camden and City of London              1,425         London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Methodology
fig. 1.2). Similarly, three sub-regions in the South East                                                                                        Bath and NE Somerset, N Somerset and
                                                                                                                                                                                        1,416      South West
feature in this ranking. Furthermore, it is Hertfordshire,                                                                                       S Gloucestershire                                                   About the CPA
in the East of England, which is recorded as the                                                                                                FIG 1.2
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What is a hotspot or a coldspot?                                               region in terms of construction activity (£49 million in 2016), but was the
                                                                               fastest-growing region in terms of contract awards in 2017, pushed up by                           To navigate just click on buttons
Hotspots and coldspots seek to identify regions where contract awards
                                                                               a single residential contract award, in a region with total contract awards                        below and they will take you directly
in 2017 were significantly above or below previous years, highlighting                                                                                                            to your chosen section.
pockets of activity of contraction in construction activity over the near-                                                                                        ▲
term horizon.                                                                                                                                                                       Home
                                                                                   Orkney Islands recorded the largest growth in
                                                                                                                                                                                    Overview
As discussed, some regions of the country host more construction                 contract awards in 2017, with an increase of 1472%
activity than others. Camden and the City of London, for example, was                                                                                                               Key regional hotspots
the ninth largest in terms of construction GVA in 2016. In 2017, it was also                                                                                                        Key regional coldspots
in the top 30 largest regions in terms of the value of contracts awarded.      of just £78 million (see fig. 1.4 & 1.5). Large growth rates or contractions
However, this was 40% below the value of contracts awarded in the              themselves do not necessarily signify a hotspot or coldspot, which is                                REGION FOCUS…
previous year and below the long-term average, so whilst it is a large         a key consideration for regions hosting small volumes of construction                                East of England
source of construction work, it is not a hotspot region experiencing           work, where growth rates on annual basis can be volatile.
                                                                                                                                                                                    East Midlands
growth (see fig. 1.3).
                                                                               The analysis in this publication compares the value of construction                                  London
There may also be regions that have recorded strong growth in the value        contracts awarded in 2017 with the average value of contract awards over
                                                                                                                                                                                    North East
of contracts awarded, but account for a small proportion of overall            the last four years across the residential, commercial and infrastructure
activity. For example, the Orkney Islands was the second-smallest              sectors. If 2017 contract values are significantly above the long-term                               North West
                                                                                                                                                                                    Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                                    South East
 The value of contract awards in 2017 – Top 10       £m     Annual % change     Growth in contract awards in 2017 – Top 10           £m     Annual % change
                                                                                                                                                                                    South West
 Birmingham                                         3,800         93%           Orkney Islands                                       78          1472%

 Leeds                                              3,060         374%          Leeds                                               3,060         374%                              Wales
 Westminster                                        2,029         68%           Wandsworth                                          1,191         359%        ▼                     West Midlands
 West Northamptonshire                              1,808         198%          Brighton and Hove                                    422          303%                              Yorkshire & Humber
 Tower Hamlets                                      1,756         -8%           Southend-on-Sea                                      87           291%

 Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames                  1,755         148%          Gwent Valleys                                        145          253%                              CASE STUDY…

 Manchester                                         1,698         17%           Clackmannanshire and Fife                            351          244%                              HS2 Hubs
 Warwickshire                                       1,628         118%          Essex Haven Gateway                                 1,093         243%

 Haringey and Islington                             1,288         179%          Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham                   1,029         209%                              Methodology
 Wandsworth                                         1,191         359%          West Northamptonshire                               1,808         198%                              About the CPA
FIG 1.3                                                                        FIG 1.4

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average, then this is considered a hotspot. Conversely, a region is          due to a single large project in one sector. Although these may be viewed      Falls in contract awards in 2017 – Top 10           £m         Annual % change
considered cold if 2017 contract values are significantly below the          as skewing results, they still represent a significant driver of regional                                                                                       To navigate just click on buttons
                                                                                                                                                            Isle of Anglesey                                    34                 -93%
long-term average.                                                           growth and activity alongside a key driver of hotspots throughout the                                                                                           below and they will take you directly
                                                                                                                                                            Norwich and East Norfolk                            293                -89%      to your chosen section.
                                                                             country. These tend to be high-value transport or utilities projects in the
There are clear hotspots for upcoming construction activity over the                                                                                        Peterborough                                        34                 -87%
                                                                             infrastructure sector where contracts are awarded, but take time to build                                                                                         Home
next 6-12 months in Great Britain. There were no broad hotspots in 2017                                                                                     Inverness & Nairn and Moray, Badenoch &
                                                                             out. The award of contracts for phase 1 of HS2 in 2017 Q3 has produced                                                             343                -83%
– where contract awards in each of the three main construction sectors                                                                                      Strathspey                                                                         Overview
                                                                             clear infrastructure hotspots along the route from London to the West
                                                                                                                                                            Darlington                                          29                 -82%
                                                                             Midlands (see fig. 1.6). In smaller sub-regions, large offices, retail and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Key regional hotspots
                                                                                                                                                            Powys                                               62                 -81%
    Despite being top last year, the Isle of Anglesey                        residential projects can also generate hotspots.                                                                                                                  Key regional coldspots
                                                                                                                                                            Wakefield                                           141                -72%
recorded the lowest growth in contract awards in 2017                        The Regional Construction Hotspots report also covers coldspots.               Flintshire and Wrexham                              90                 -71%        REGION FOCUS…
                with a decrease of 93%                                       Coldspots also feature across Great Britain and across the three main
                                                                                                                                                            Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham       318                -70%
                                                                             construction sectors. In London, however, coldspots are clustered in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               East of England
                                                                                                                                                            Walsall                                              42                -70%
                                                                             the residential sector, across inner and outer boroughs of the capital.                                                                                           East Midlands
                                                                                                                                                           FIG 1.5
of residential, commercial and infrastructure are significantly above the    Residential contract awards in 2017 were significantly lower than in 2016                                                                                         London
long-term average and nine regions with hotspots in two sectors. Where       in 18 out of 21 sub-regions of the capital, suggesting that house builders    Source: Barbour ABI
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               North East
hotspots were restricted to a single construction sector, they were spread   are focusing on the build-out of schemes awarded contracts in 2015 and
across the regions of Great Britain. Construction hotspots may also show     2016, rather than new project starts.                                                                                                                             North West
                                                                                                                                                            Single projects driving hotspots            £m                  Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Scotland
                                                                                                                                                            Transpennine Rail route upgrade             2,250              Leeds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               South East
                                                                                                                                                            Birmingham Spur (HS2)                       1,500           Birmingham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hounslow and Richmond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               South West
                                                                                                                                                            Chiltern Tunnels (HS2)                      1,300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    upon Thames
    The award of contracts                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Wales
                                                                                                                                                            North portal of Chiltern Tunnel (HS2)       1,300   West Northamptonshire
      for phase 1 of HS2 in                                                                                                                                                                                                                    West Midlands
                                                                                                                                                            Delta Junction (HS2)                        1,300           Birmingham
    2017 Q3 has produced                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Yorkshire & Humber
                                                                                                                                                            Euston tunnels and approaches (HS2)         900      Haringey and Islington
       clear infrastructure                                                                                                                                 Long Itchington Wood Tunnel (HS2)           900            Warwickshire
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       hotspots along the                                                                                                                                   Rivenhall integrated waste management
                                                                                                                                                                                                        679      Essex Haven Gateway           HS2 Hubs
     route from London to                                                                                                                                   facility

        the West Midlands                                                                                                                                   East Midlands Gateway – rail freight
                                                                                                                                                                                                        558
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Leicestershire CC
                                                                                                                                                            interchange                                                 and Rutland
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                                                                                                                                                            Riverside Energy Park, Belvedere            500      Bexley and Greenwich
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                                                                                                                                                           FIG 1.6

                                                                                                                                                           Source: Barbour ABI
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY…                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hotspots
Key Regional Hotspots by Sector                                                                                                                                                                                                 REPORT 2018
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Hotspots can be driven by a large number of                                                                                                                                                                                     below and they will take you directly
                                                           East Midlands                                        Scotland                                                 South West
projects awarded contracts in a region, or by a single                                                                                                                                                                          to your chosen section.
                                                           Leicestershire CC and Rutland       Infrastructure   East Lothian and Midlothian              Residential     Bath and North East Somerset, North
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Commercial
large project. Manchester is a residential hotspot,                                                                                                                      Somerset and South Gloucestershire
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                                                           Nottingham                          Commercial       Eilean Siar (Western Isles)             Infrastructure
for example, driven by the award of contracts                                                                                                                            Bournemouth and Poole                 Infrastructure
                                                           West Northamptonshire               Infrastructure   Inverness & Nairn and Moray, Badenoch   Residential                                                               Overview
for the regeneration of the city centre, and five                                                               & Strathspey                            Commercial       City of Bristol                       Infrastructure
contracts ranging in value between £77 million and                                                                                                                                                                                Key regional hotspots
                                                           London                                               North Lanarkshire                       Infrastructure   Devon CC                              Commercial
£235 million for developments in Circle Square,                                                                                                                                                                                   Key regional coldspots
                                                           Bexley and Greenwich                Infrastructure   Orkney Islands                           Residential     Dorset CC                             Commercial
Portugal Street East, Princess Street and Jacksons
                                                           Croydon                             Commercial       Perth & Kinross and Stirling            Infrastructure   Somerset                              Infrastructure
Row. The status of Leeds as an infrastructure                                                                                                                                                                                     REGION FOCUS…
                                                                                                 Residential    Scottish Borders                         Residential     Swindon                               Commercial
hotspot, on the other hand, is driven by the contract      Haringey and Islington                                                                                                                                                 East of England
                                                                                               Infrastructure   Shetland Islands                        Commercial                                             Residential
award for the Transpennine rail route upgrade – the                                                                                                                      Wiltshire
                                                                                                 Residential    South Ayrshire                           Residential
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Commercial         East Midlands
largest contract awarded in 2017 at £2.25 billion.         Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames
                                                                                               Infrastructure
Six contract awards for HS2, at values of around                                                                                                                                                                                  London
                                                                                                                                                                         Wales
                                                                                                                South East
£1 billion each, produced infrastructure hotspots in       North East                                                                                                                                                             North East
                                                                                                                                                                         Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot        Commercial
Birmingham, Warwickshire, West Northamptonshire,                                                                Brighton and Hove                       Commercial
                                                           South Teesside                      Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                         Central Valleys                       Infrastructure     North West
Haringey & Islington and Hounslow & Richmond                                                                    Central Hampshire                       Commercial
                                                           Tyneside                            Infrastructure                                                                                                                     Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                         Gwynedd                               Commercial
upon Thames. Half of the sub-regions in the North                                                               East Kent                               Infrastructure

West and two-thirds of the sub-regions in the South                                                             Mid Kent                                Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                         Isle of Angelsey                      Commercial         South East
                                                           North West
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Residential
West were hotspots.                                        Blackburn with Darwen                Residential     Milton Keynes                           Commercial       Powys                                                    South West
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Commercial

A summary of key regional hotspots by sector is                                                Residential      South Hampshire                         Infrastructure   Swansea                               Infrastructure     Wales
                                                           Blackpool
                                                                                               Commercial
shown here.                                                                                                     West Sussex (North East)                Infrastructure                                                            West Midlands
                                                           Greater Manchester North East       Commercial
                                                                                                                West Sussex (South West)                Commercial       West Midlands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yorkshire & Humber
 East of England                                           Greater Manchester South East       Infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                                         Birmingham                            Infrastructure
                                           Commercial      Greater Manchester South West       Infrastructure
 Essex Haven Gateway                                                                                                                                                     Coventry                              Infrastructure     CASE STUDY…
                                          Infrastructure
                                                           Lancaster and Wyre                  Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                         Sandwell                              Infrastructure
 Essex Thames Gateway                      Commercial                                                                                                                                                                             HS2 Hubs
                                                                                                Commercial
                                                           Liverpool                                                                                                     Stoke-on-Trent                        Infrastructure
 Southend-on-Sea                           Commercial                                          Infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                                         Warwickshire                          Infrastructure     Methodology
                                           Residential     Manchester                           Residential
 Suffolk
                                           Commercial
                                                           Sefton                              Infrastructure                                                                                                                     About the CPA
 Thurrock                                  Commercial                                                                                                                    Yorkshire & Humber
                                                           Warrington                          Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                         Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham     Commercial
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY…                                                                                                                                                                                                  Hotspots
Key Regional Coldspots by Sector                                                                                                                                                                                    REPORT 2018
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There were fewer coldspots than hotspots across                                                                                                                                                                     below and they will take you directly
                                                         East of England                                 North West                                            South West
Great Britain in 2017 and there was only one broad                                                                                                                                                                  to your chosen section.
                                                         Breckland and South Norfolk    Commercial       Chorley and West Lancashire           Residential     Cornwall and Isles of Scilly         Residential
coldspot – Walsall – where contract awards in all                                                                                                                                                                     Home
                                                         Central Bedfordshire            Residential     East Lancashire                       Residential     Swindon                              Residential
three residential, commercial and infrastructure
                                                         Peterborough                    Residential     Lancaster and Wyre                   Infrastructure                                                          Overview
sectors were below the long-term average. Most
                                                                                                                                                               Wales
other coldspots were limited to a single construction
                                                                                                         Liverpool                             Residential                                                            Key regional hotspots
                                                         East Midlands                                                                                                                             Residential
                                                                                                         Wirral                               Commercial       Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
sector, most notably residential in London, where                                                                                                                                                  Commercial         Key regional coldspots
                                                         Leicester                       Residential
over 80% of the capital’s sub-regions recorded a fall                                                                                                          Conwy and Denbighshire               Residential
                                                         South and West Derbyshire      Infrastructure   Scotland                                                                                                     REGION FOCUS…
in contract values and two-fifths recorded residential                                                                                                         Flintshire and Wrexham               Residential
contracts below the long-term average. There were        South Nottinghamshire          Commercial       E Dunbartonshire, W Dunbartonshire
                                                                                                         and Helensburgh & Lomond
                                                                                                                                              Commercial                                                              East of England
no coldspots in the North East.                          West Northamptonshire           Residential                                                           West Midlands
                                                                                                         East Ayrshire and North Ayrshire                                                                             East Midlands
                                                                                                                                              Infrastructure
A summary of key regional coldspots by sector is                                                         mainland                                              Solihull                             Residential
                                                         London                                                                                                                                                       London
shown here.                                                                                              Lochaber, Skye & Lochalsh, Arran &                                                          Residential
                                                                                                                                               Residential
                                                         Brent                           Residential     Cumbrae and Argyll & Bute                             Walsall                              Commercial        North East
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Infrastructure
                                                                                          Residential    Orkney Islands                       Commercial                                                              North West
                                                         Bromley
                                                                                        Infrastructure
                                                                                                         Scottish Borders                     Infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                               Yorkshire & Humber                                     Scotland
                                                         Camden and City of London       Residential
                                                                                                         South Ayrshire                       Commercial
                                                         Croydon                         Residential                                                           City of Kingston upon Hull          Commercial         South East
                                                                                                         South Lanarkshire                    Infrastructure
                                                         Hackney and Newham              Residential                                                           North and North East Lincolnshire    Residential       South West
                                                                                                         West Lothian                         Commercial
                                                                                                                                                               Wakefield                            Residential
                                                         Lambeth                         Residential                                                                                                                  Wales
                                                         Lewisham and Southwark          Residential     South East                                                                                                   West Midlands
                                                         Redbridge and Waltham Forest    Residential     Berkshire                            Commercial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Yorkshire & Humber
                                                         Westminster                     Residential     Milton Keynes                         Residential

                                                                                                         North Hampshire                      Commercial                                                              CASE STUDY…
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East of England                                                                                                                                                                                               REPORT 2018
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The East of England region accounts for 8.6% of total UK GVA                                      GVA per   GVA growth   Construction   Unemployment   Construction   Construction     Contracts Awards
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and key sectors of regional economic activity are industrial                                       head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2016)    Growth (2016)     Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

production and manufacturing, distribution and transport, public    UK Average                    26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%               4.3%
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administration and business services. Construction grew 2.4%        East of England               24,488      21.1%         8.2%            3.6           12,250          2.4%              -28.9%
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in 2016 and accounted for 8.2% of total East of England GVA in      Peterborough                  28,544      25.6%         4.1%            6.0            229            -3.0%              -87.2%
that year. The value of contracts awarded in the region totalled                                                                                                                                                Key regional hotspots
                                                                    Cambridgeshire CC             28,984      22.0%         5.1%            1.7            971           -0.6%               -27.6%
£5.1 billion in 2017, a decrease of 28.9% from the previous year.   Suffolk                       23,132      16.0%         7.0%            4.0           1,210           2.5%               -10.0%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Key regional coldspots
There were four hotspots in terms of overall contract awards:
                                                                    Norwich and East Norfolk      22,664      15.8%         6.2%            6.3            516            3.4%              -89.4%
Bedford, Essex Haven Gateway, Southend-on-Sea and North                                                                                                                                                         REGION FOCUS…
                                                                    North and West Norfolk        19,043      18.2%         7.7%            2.0            373            2.8%               94.9%
and West Norfolk. West Essex was a coldspot based on overall                                                                                                                                                    East of England
                                                                    Breckland and South Norfolk   19,466      20.0%         7.5%            3.5            392            1.3%              -68.4%
contract awards.
                                                                    Luton                         24,563      23.5%         6.6%            6.0            353            0.0%               -36.7%             East Midlands
                                                                    Hertfordshire                 30,564      25.9%         8.9%            3.0           3,209           5.1%               -25.4%             London
  Despite having the largest growth in contracts                    Bedford                       23,941      19.9%         6.6%            2.6            266            1.5%              156.7%              North East
awarded in 2016, in 2017 Norwich and East Norfolk                   Central Bedfordshire          20,383      23.7%         10.0%           3.3            569            1.8%              -32.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                North West
   had the lowest growth, decreasing by 89.4%                       Southend-on-Sea               18,111      17.4%         8.0%            4.2            259            1.6%              290.7%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Scotland
                                                                    Thurrock                      21,076      15.3%         9.9%            4.2            347            7.4%               65.2%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                South East
                                                                    Essex Haven Gateway           19,424      18.4%         10.4%           4.7            967            -0.7%             243.0%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                South West
                                                                    West Essex                    26,431      26.7%         11.0%           3.4            876            1.6%               -28.6%

                                                                    Heart of Essex                25,205      19.6%         11.3%           4.6            895            2.3%               -7.3%              Wales
                                                                    Essex Thames Gateway          19,196      14.7%         11.9%           2.5            818            1.4%               39.2%              West Midlands

                                                                                                                                                                              Source: Barbour ABI, CPA, ONS     Yorkshire & Humber

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£2.0 billion worth of residential contracts were                                             Commercial contract awards totalled £841 million in 2017,                                     Contract awards for infrastructure projects in the East of                                             below and they will take you directly
awarded in the East of England in 2017, 1.8% higher                                          31.6% higher than in 2016. Hotspots for commercial activity                                   England totalled £1.1 billion in 2017, which was 63.9% lower                                           to your chosen section.
than the value awarded in 2016. Suffolk registered                                           were Essex Haven Gateway, Essex Thames Gateway,                                               than the value awarded in 2016. Essex Haven Gateway was
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as a hotspot and Peterborough was a coldspot.                                                Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock. Breckland and                                          the sole hotspot, reflecting the award of the £679 million
The highest value project in the region                                                      South Norfolk was a coldspot. Six of the                                                      contract for the Rivenhall integrated waste                                                              Overview
was the £50 million second phase of                                                          top ten largest contract awards were                                                          management facility in Braintree. The                                                                    Key regional hotspots
the Meadows student                                                                          for retail, including two for                                                                 A13 widening around
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accommodation at the                     PETERBOROUGH                                        the redevelopment of                    PETERBOROUGH                                          Stanford-le-Hope                         PETERBOROUGH


University of Essex and                                                                      Intu Lakeside, totalling                                                                      (£66 million) and                                                                                        REGION FOCUS…
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two £45 million projects:                                                                    £230 million. Office                                                                          £48.9 million in highway
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South Oxhey Central                                                                          buildings at the                                                                              and infrastructure
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in Watford and the                                                                           Cambridge Science                                                                             works to support the                                                                                     East Midlands
Carrow Quarter in                                                                            Park accounted for                                                                            development of the                                                                                       London
Norwich.                                                                                     two of the top ten                                                                            former RAF barracks
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                                                                                             projects.                        ST ALBANS
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 Project                                         Units       Value       Start     Finish     Project                                         Type         Value       Start     Finish     Project                                                      Value         Start        Finish          Yorkshire & Humber
 University of Essex – Meadows phase 2              -         £50m      Jun 17     Oct 18     Intu Lakeside redevelopment                     Retail       £180m      Sep 17     May 19     Rivenhall integrated waste management facility               £679m         Aug 17       Aug 21
 South Oxhey Central                              374         £45m       Jul 18     Jul 21    Cambridge Science Park – offices               Offices       £67.2m     Apr 18           -    A13 widening, Stanford le Hope                                £66m         Oct 17       Oct 19          CASE STUDY…
 Carrow Quarter, Norwich                            -         £45m      Apr 18     Dec 21     Stane Park, Colchester                          Retail        £65m       Jul 18     Jul 21    Northstowe highway and infrastructure works                  £48.9m        Oct 17       Oct 19
 Tye Green redevelopment, Braintree                 -         £30m         -             -    Intu Lakeside block A                           Retail        £50m      Sep 17     Mar 19     Norwich, Yarmouth and Lowestoft resignalling                  £29m         Aug 17       Apr 19
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 Oak Road, Braintree                              292        £29.2m        -             -    John Adams Toys, Huntingdon                     Retail        £19m      Mar 17           -    Port of Felixstowe, berth 9 expansion                         £25m         Jan 18       Aug 19
 Stewartby Park phase 2, Bedford                  285        £28.5m     Feb 18           -    ARM HQ fit-out, Cambridge                      Offices        £19m         -             -    Stewartby Park, phase 2 infrastructure works                  £15m              -             -         Methodology
 Greenfields Road, Breckland                      285         £28m      Apr 17     Apr 20     Queensgate shopping centre extension            Retail       £18.7m     Dec 17     Mar 18     Cambridge Mosque, phase 2                                     £15m         Aug 17       Oct 18
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 Hampton Water, Peterborough                      269         £27m         -             -    St John's College, Maurice Wilkes Building     Offices        £17m      Feb 17     Aug 18     Norwich Crown Point depot improvements                        £15m         Nov 17       Jan 19
 Holt Road, Broadland                             259        £25.3m        -             -    Cambridge Science Park, plots 22 and 25        Offices       £16.9m        -             -    Warner Bros Studios parking deck                             £11.2m        Mar 17       Mar 18
 St Stephens Tower student accommodation            -         £25m      Aug 17     Aug 19     Primark, Haymarket, Norwich                     Retail        £15m      Jan 18     Jul 18     Great Dunmow stage 2 infrastructure                           £10m         May 17       May 19        BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                                  Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                      Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                        Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018
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East Midlands                                                                                                                                                                                                      REPORT 2018
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The East Midlands region accounts for 5.8% of total UK GVA. Key                                       GVA per   GVA growth   Construction   Unemployment   Construction   Construction      Contracts Awards
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sectors of regional economic activity are industrial production                                        head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2016)    Growth (2016)      Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

and manufacturing, business services, public administration and       UK Average                      26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%                4.3%
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distribution and transport. Construction gross value added grew       East Midlands                   21,502      19.1%         7.1%            4.4           7,221           6.5%                75.0%
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6.5% in 2016, faster than the UK overall growth rate. Construction    Derby                           27,786      18.7%         4.4%            4.3            315           11.3%               180.8%
accounted for 7.1% of regional GVA. The value of contracts                                                                                                                                                           Key regional hotspots
                                                                      East Derbyshire                 18,820      20.3%         7.0%            4.9            372            6.3%               176.5%
awarded in the region totalled £6.2 billion in 2017, an increase of   South and West Derbyshire       19,727      18.7%         7.6%            1.7            752           12.2%               53.0%
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75.0% from the previous year. In terms of overall contract awards,
                                                                      Nottingham                      27,852      15.1%         4.1%            7.9            374            5.6%               85.9%
there were hotspots in East Derbyshire, Leicestershire CC and                                                                                                                                                        REGION FOCUS…
                                                                      North Nottinghamshire           18,926      15.9%         9.0%            4.1            794            7.7%               20.2%
Rutland and West Northamptonshire. Contract values were lower                                                                                                                                                        East of England
                                                                      South Nottinghamshire           17,557      23.3%         7.9%            3.7            475            -3.8%               -7.7%
than the long-term average in North Northamptonshire.
                                                                      Leicester                       21,984      23.2%         4.2%            6.0            321            -1.8%               8.3%               East Midlands
                                                                      Leicestershire CC and Rutland   22,920      21.2%         8.0%            3.9           1,328           1.1%               54.3%               London
                                                                      West Northamptonshire           25,936      21.2%         8.2%            6.4            847           10.9%               197.9%              North East
Most of the regions had increased growth in 2017,
                                                                      North Northamptonshire          20,403      17.8%         7.7%            4.0            526            1.9%               -13.3%
  with West Northamptonshire recording the                                                                                                                                                                           North West
                                                                      Lincolnshire                    18,754      16.6%         8.0%            4.4           1,116          14.3%                41.6%
           highest increase of 197.9%                                                                                                                                                                                Scotland
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£1.3 billion worth of                                                                               Commercial contract                                                                                  Contract awards for                                                                                 below and they will take you directly
residential contracts                                                                               awards totalled                                                                                      infrastructure projects                                                                             to your chosen section.
were awarded in the                                                                                 £314 million in 2017,                                                                                in the East Midlands
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East Midlands region in                                                                             21.9% higher than in                                                                                 region totalled
2017, 13.6% lower than                                                                              2016. Nottingham was a                                                                               £2.7 billion in 2017, which                                                                           Overview
the value awarded in 2016.              DERBY               NOTTINGHAM                              hotspot for commercial                   DERBY               NOTTINGHAM                              was five times higher                 DERBY               NOTTINGHAM
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There were no hotspots                                                                              activity, whilst South                                                                               than the value awarded
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during 2017, but Leicester                                                                          Nottinghamshire was a                                                                                in 2016. Contracts awarded
and West Northamptonshire                       LEICESTER                                           coldspot. Among the largest                      LEICESTER                                           in 2017 include the Northern                  LEICESTER
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were coldspots. Key projects in                                                                     contract awards in the region                                                                        Portal of the Chiltern Tunnel for
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the region include £45 million for                                                                  were phase 1 of the Intu Broadmarsh                                                                  HS2 (£1.3 billion), which made West
the first phase of the Canwick Avenue/                                                              shopping centre (£92 million),                                                                       Northamptonshire a hotspot. The                                                                       East Midlands
Bracebridge Heath development,                                                                      with work through to early 2020                                                                      £558 million East Midlands Gateway rail                                                               London
building 450 houses in North Kesteven                                                               and Four Waterside, an offices                                                                       freight interchange in Charnwood also
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and the £39.5 million Foxlow Farm                                                                   development in Northampton, with a                                                                   produced a hotspot in Leicestershire
development in Buxton.                                                                              contract value of £30 million.                                                                       CC and Rutland. A £450 million expansion to the Spalding                                              North West
                                                                                                                                                                                                         gas-fired plant completed the top three projects.                                                     Scotland
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   TOP         Residential Contracts                                                                   TOP           Commercial Contracts                                                                   TOP          Infrastructure Contracts
   10          The top 10 residential contracts by value of project.                                   10            The top 10 commercial contracts by value of project.                                   10           The top 10 infrastructure contracts by value of project.
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 Project                                              Units        Value        Start     Finish     Project                                              Type          Value        Start     Finish     Project                                                         Value        Start     Finish        Yorkshire & Humber
 Canwick Avenue/Bracebridge Heath                      450         £45m               -     -        Intu Broadmarsh, Nottingham                          Retail        £92m         Feb 18    Feb 20     North Portal of the Chiltern Tunnel (HS2)                       £1.3b        Dec 18    Dec 23
 Foxlow Farm, High Peak                                395        £39.5m        Apr 18      -        Four Waterside, Northampton                         Offices        £30m         Jan 17    Jan 19     East Midlands Gateway – rail freight interchange                £558m        Feb 17    Feb 21        CASE STUDY…
 Loughborough University student accomm                     -      £35m         Aug 17    Sep 19     Brackley redevelopment                              Offices       £18.4m        Apr 17      -        Spalding energy expansion – 300mw gas turbine                   £450m        Sep 17        -
 Papplewick Lane, Gedling                              300         £30m         Sep 17      -        Mattioli Woods head office, Leicester               Offices        £14m               -     -        M1 J24 to J25 smart motorway                                    £80m         Mar 17    Dec 18
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 Hackwood Farm, south Derbyshire                       290         £29m         Oct 17      -        Clifton Triangle retail park                         Retail         £6m         Aug 17    Aug 18     Rookery South Pit energy from waste facility                    £60m         Oct 17    Apr 20
 Mansfield-Ashfield Regeneration                       280         £28m               -     -        Lidl store and Wickes warehouse, Wigston             Retail         £6m         Oct 17    Oct 18     Triton Knoll substation                                         £30m         Jan 18    Jan 21        Methodology
 Foxton Place, Harborough                              215         £27m         Aug 17    Aug 20     Pond End, Castle Donington                          Offices        £5.8m              -     -        A1 Spittlegate separated junction                               £23m         Jan 18    Jun 19
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 Ladybank Road, south Derbyshire                       252        £25.2m              -     -        House of Fraser, Leicester                           Retail         £5m         Jul 17    Jul 18     Lindhurst redevelopment – phase 1 infrastructure                £20m         Jan 17    Jan 18
 Mansfield Road, Derby                                 250         £25m         Jul 17      -        Alltech UK, extension and refurbishment             Offices        £4.6m        Jan 17    Jan 18     Market Harborough station improvements                          £20m         Aug 17    Feb 19
 Chellaston phase 2, south Derbyshire                  240         £24m         Jul 17      -        Sports Direct, Brook Park, Bolsover                  Retail        £4.5m        Jun 17    Jun 18     Mountsorrel quarry extension                                    £20m         Dec 15    Dec 20      BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                                         Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                             Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                          Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
UK Construction
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London                                                                                                                                                                                                                             REPORT 2018
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London is the largest regional economy, accounting for 22.7%                                                          GVA per   GVA growth   Construction   Unemployment   Construction   Construction      Contracts Awards
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of total UK GVA and the highest GVA per head. Construction                                                             head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2016)    Growth (2016)      Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

represents only 4.9% of regional GVA and construction GVA             UK Average                                      26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%                4.3%
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increased 11.8% in 2016, the fastest regional growth rate of          London                                          45,046      25.7%         4.9%            5.3           19,470         11.8%                7.3%
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the year. Key sectors of economic activity are focused in real        Camden and City of London                       309,427     32.1%         1.8%            5.9           1,425          14.7%               -40.4%
estate activities, financial and insurance services, professional,                                                                                                                                                                   Key regional hotspots
                                                                      Westminster                                     227,468     30.1%         2.8%            6.0           1,605           9.2%                67.8%
scientific and technical activities and business services. The        Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham   66,292      16.5%         2.6%            5.5            588           12.6%               -70.3%
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value of contracts awarded in the region totalled £14.1 billion in
                                                                      Wandsworth                                      34,086      20.7%         4.1%            2.2            445           13.8%               359.0%
2017, 7.3% higher than the previous year. In 2017, overall hotspots                                                                                                                                                                  REGION FOCUS…
                                                                      Hackney and Newham                              24,152      21.6%         8.3%            4.5           1,234           4.0%               -27.7%
were in Haringey and Islington and Hounslow and Richmond                                                                                                                                                                             East of England
                                                                      Tower Hamlets                                   90,386      19.0%         2.4%            9.7            652           14.2%                -8.4%
upon Thames. There were four coldspots: Lambeth, Hackney
                                                                      Haringey and Islington                          46,295      20.6%         4.4%            5.6           1,031           5.0%               178.5%              East Midlands
and Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and Kensington
& Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham.                                   Lewisham and Southwark                          32,695      17.3%         5.1%            5.3           1,035          12.0%               -61.8%              London
                                                                      Lambeth                                         32,707      22.1%         4.3%            5.0            459            3.1%               -38.4%              North East
                                                                      Bexley and Greenwich                            17,841      18.9%         11.0%           5.4           1,032           9.2%               -18.4%
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  Wandsworth dominated the region, with the                           Barking & Dagenham and Havering                 20,979      24.4%         11.7%           6.4           1,131          10.8%               -13.7%
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  largest growth in contracts awarded in 2017,                        Redbridge and Waltham Forest                    17,010      22.4%         11.7%           5.5           1,140          13.5%               -46.6%
              increasing by 359%                                                                                                                                                                                                     South East
                                                                      Enfield                                         20,052      19.4%         9.8%            6.5            654            8.8%               -58.4%
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                                                                      Bromley                                         22,604      19.7%         7.2%            4.6            531           13.0%               -26.1%

                                                                      Croydon                                         19,475      11.9%         7.7%            7.8            571           13.7%               39.0%               Wales
                                                                      Merton, Kingston upon Thames and Sutton         24,987      18.8%         7.0%            3.7           1,022          15.6%               13.9%               West Midlands
                                                                      Barnet                                          25,787      27.7%         8.3%            2.9            823           15.3%                14.8%              Yorkshire & Humber
                                                                      Brent                                           26,217      35.5%         11.0%           7.2            950           15.9%               42.8%

                                                                      Ealing                                          27,417      26.7%         8.5%            4.5            803           15.0%                54.7%              CASE STUDY…

                                                                      Harrow and Hillingdon                           33,528      31.1%         8.3%            4.4           1,534          16.7%               -13.9%              HS2 Hubs
                                                                      Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames               41,089      50.9%         4.2%            6.2            805           13.5%               147.5%

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Residential                                                                                       Commercial                                                                                   Infrastructure                                                                                       To navigate just click on buttons
£3.6 billion worth of residential contracts were awarded in                                       Commercial contract awards totalled £2.1 billion in 2017,                                    Contract awards for infrastructure projects in London                                                below and they will take you directly
London in 2017, 33.9% lower than the value awarded in 2016                                        38.5% lower than the 2016 value. The only hotspot for                                        totalled £3.3 billion in 2017, double the value recorded in 2016.                                    to your chosen section.
and the lowest value in over six years. Nevertheless, there                                       commercial activity was Croydon. The £200 million 1 Park                                     Contract awards for HS2 were the key driver of contracts
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were two hotspots: Haringey and Islington and Hounslow and                                        Place offices tower project in Canary Wharf was the largest                                  growth and hotspots in Haringey and Islington (covering
Richmond upon Thames. Key projects in these sub-regions                                           commercial contract for the year, followed by the £188 million                               Euston station) and Hounslow and Richmond upon Thames                                                  Overview
were phase one of the housing at the new Brentford FC                                             Ten Bank Street. The third largest project was a £130 million                                (covering the Chiltern Tunnels). The £500 million Riverside                                            Key regional hotspots
stadium (£100 million) and the                                                                    contract for the fit-out of the new                                                          Energy Park in Belvedere produced
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£76.5 million Lampton Road                                                                        Goldman Sachs HQ.                                                                            a hotspot in Bexley and
redevelopment                                                                                                                                                                                  Greenwich.                                                                                             REGION FOCUS…
of the former
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 Project                                          Units          Value         Start     Finish    Project                                       Type          Value        Start     Finish    Project                                                       Value        Start        Finish        Yorkshire & Humber
 North Quay, Poplar                               1,243         £800m            -           -     1 Park Place, Canary Wharf                   Off ic es      £200m        Jul 17        -     Chiltern Tunnels (HS2)                                        £1.3b        Dec 18       Dec 23
 Old War Off ice Building, Whitehall                   -        £300m          Oct 17    Oct 20    Ten Bank Street, Canary Wharf                Off ic es      £188m          -           -     Euston Tunnels and Approaches (HS2)                           £900m        Dec 18       Dec 23        CASE STUDY…
 Wembley Park, Plot E05                                -        £155m          Jan 18    Jan 21    Goldman Sachs fit-out, Clerkenwell           Off ic es      £130m        Oct 17        -     Riverside Energy Park, Belvedere                              £500m        Jan 21       Jan 24
 225 Marsh Wall redevelopment                          -        £150m          Jul 17    Jul 21    100 Liverpool Street refurbishment           Off ic es      £120m          -           -     Jubilee Line escalators                                       £76.3m       Nov 17       Apr 25
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 Lionel Road, Kew Bridge phase 1                   648          £100m          Feb 18    Feb 21    60 London Wall                               Off ic es      £100m        Jul 17    Jul 19    Hampstead Road bridge replacement                             £50m              -           -
 Stephenson Street phase 1                        1,020          £85m          Feb 18    Feb 23    One Crown Place, Hackney                     Off ic es      £80m         Mar 17    Jul 20    Hobhouse Court art gallery                                    £31m         Aug 17       Aug 19        Methodology
 Wardian London, Canary Wharf                      683           £80m          Aug 16    Aug 20    207 Old Street – The Tower                   Off ic es      £73m         Oct 17    Jun 18    Big Ben refurbishment                                         £29m         Jan 17       Jan 21
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 Lampton Road, Hounslow                            762          £76.5m         Aug 17        -     Westminster City Hall refurbishment          Off ic es      £50m         Aug 17    Aug 19    Royal College of Music, courtyard development                 £25m         Apr 17       May 19
 Wandle Terrace, Haslemere Estate                      -         £70m          Dec 17    Dec 19    114-150 Hackney Road                         Off ic es      £30m         Jan 18    Jan 20    Willesden Junction station – platform extension               £22m              -           -
 High Lane estate renegeration, Ealing                 -         £65m          Jan 19    Jan 25    IKEA Greenwich                                Retail        £30m         Oct 17    Apr 19    Meridian Water site remediation                               £15m         Mar 17       Mar 18      BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                                       Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                     Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                        Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
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North East                                                                                                                                                                                                       REPORT 2018
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highest regional unemployment rate in 2017 (6.2%). Key sectors                                       head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2016)    Growth (2016)      Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

of regional economic activity are industrial production and       UK Average                        26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%                4.3%
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manufacturing, distribution and transport, and public sector      North East                        19,542      14.8%         5.9%            6.2           3,019           -1.8%              -19.5%
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administration. Construction accounted for 5.9% of regional       Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees   19,452      12.9%         7.7%            6.8            434            0.7%               -63.9%
gross value added in 2016, and construction GVA fell 1.8%, the                                                                                                                                                     Key regional hotspots
                                                                  South Teesside                    17,065       6.4%         5.7%            7.0            266            6.4%               -32.9%
only region to record a decrease in construction in the year.     Darlington                        24,082      9.2%          3.9%            6.1            98            -4.9%               -81.8%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Key regional coldspots

The value of contracts awarded totalled £2.3 billion in 2017, a   Durham CC                         16,513      18.2%         6.7%            6.3            574            2.9%               12.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   REGION FOCUS…
decrease of 19.5% from the previous year. In terms of overall     Northumberland                    16,604      16.5%         6.0%            4.5            314           -4.8%                -7.5%
contract awards, hotspots were Tyneside and Durham, whilst                                                                                                                                                         East of England
                                                                  Tyneside                          22,277      14.3%         5.4%            6.4           1,024           -5.4%              56.2%
Sunderland was a coldspot.                                        Sunderland                        21,021      21.6%         5.3%            6.3            309            -3.7%              -43.9%              East Midlands
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   North East
  Despite having the largest growth in contracts
     awarded in 2016, in 2017 Hartlepool and                                                                                                                                                                       North West

 Stockton-in-Tees had one of the lowest growths,                                                                                                                                                                   Scotland
              decreasing by 63.9%                                                                                                                                                                                  South East
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Wales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   West Midlands
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Yorkshire & Humber

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contracts were awarded in the                                                         totalled £93 million in 2017, a                                                     projects in the North East totalled                                                               to your chosen section.
North East in 2017, an increase                                                       decrease of 49.4% compared to                                                       £533 million in 2017, a decrease of
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of 17.7% from 2016. This                                                              2016. South Teesside was a                                                          60.9% from 2016. Tyneside
represents a rebound from                                                             hotspot in 2017, reflecting the                                                     was the sole infrastructure                                                                         Overview
a weak year for contract                                                              award of contracts for the                                                          hotspot, due to the                                                                                 Key regional hotspots
awards in 2016 and a return                                                           £10 million Cleveland Gate                                                          £300 million Blyth Offshore
                                                            NEWCASTLE                                                                           NEWCASTLE                                                                                   NEWCASTLE                         Key regional coldspots
to contract values in line                                                            retail park.                                                                        Wind Demonstrator project.
                                                                     SUNDERLAND                                                                          SUNDERLAND                                                                                  SUNDERLAND
with the long-term average.                                                                                                                                               There was no region where                                                                           REGION FOCUS…
                                                                                      The value of commercial
Therefore, there were no                                                                                                                                                  contract awards were
                                                           DURHAM
                                                                                      contract awards in the                                   DURHAM                                                                                      DURHAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              East of England
hotspots or coldspots in 2017. The                                                                                                                                        significantly below the long-term
                                                                                      sub-regions of Durham,
largest contracts were for Mount                                                                                                                                          average. The second-largest project                                                                 East Midlands
                                                                                      Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees,
Leven Retirement village in Stockton-                                                                                                                                     awarded was in the energy sub-sector:                                                               London
                                                                                      Sunderland and Tyneside was below
on-Tees (£50 million) and 27 Rutherford                                                                                                                                   the High Middlefield gas-fired energy
                                                                                      long-term averages.                                                                                                                                                                     North East
Street in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (£40.5 billion).                                                                                                                            reserve facility in Stockton-on-Tees (£50 million).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              North West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scotland
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              South East
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              South West
   TOP         Residential Contracts                                                     TOP          Commercial Contracts                                                   TOP          Infrastructure Contracts
   10          The top 10 residential contracts by value of project.                     10           The top 10 commercial contracts by value of project.                   10           The top 10 infrastructure contracts by value of project.
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 Project                                       Units   Value        Start    Finish    Project                                     Type      Value      Start    Finish    Project                                                   Value          Start       Finish        Yorkshire & Humber
 Mount Leven Retirement Village                  -     £50m         Apr 17   Apr 22    Cleveland Gate retail park                  Retail    £10m       Jan 17   Jan 18    Blyth Offshore windfarm demonstrator                      £300m          Jan 17      Oct 17
 27 Rutherford Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne     162     £40.5m       Nov 17   Nov 19    PII Pipeline Solutions HQ, Northumberland   Offices   £7m        Aug 17   Oct 18    High Middlefield Farm gas-fired energy reserve facility   £50m           Mar 17          -         CASE STUDY…
 East Benton Farm phase 2, North Tyneside      360     £36m         Dec 17   Dec 22    Tombola Campus, Sunderland                  Offices   £6m        Mar 17   Sep 18    South Shields 365 transport interchange                   £20m           Apr 18      Oct 19
 Langley Park, Durham                          353     £35.3m       Jan 18   Jan 28    Pheasant Fields Lane, Skelton               Retail    £5.7m        -           -    Hemlington Grange, Cleveland Police HQ                    £12m               -           -
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 Whickham Highway, Gateshead                   352     £35.2m       Sep 17   Sep 23    Northumberland Park, phase 1                Retail    £4m        Jan 18   Jul 18    Hemlington Community Safety Hub                           £12m           Feb 17      Jun 18
 18-29 Claypath student accommodation            -     £30m         Jul 17   Jan 19    Western Approach Trade Park                 Retail    £3.5m        -           -    Auckland Castle redevelopment                             £12m           Jun 17      Nov 18        Methodology
 Wynyard Village extension, Stockton-on-Tees   280     £28m         Apr 18   Apr 20    Highways England offices, Northumberland    Offices   £3.5m      May 17   Dec 17    Whittle Dean water treatment works                        £11.1m             -           -
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 Lambton Lane, Bournmoor                       271     £27.1m         -           -    Thinford Roundabout, starter                Retail    £3.3m        -           -    Greatham Creek flood defence project                      £11m           Jul 17      Dec 18
 North Seaton, Ashington                       240     £24m           -           -    M&S Food Hall, Darlington                   Retail    £3m          -           -    Greatham South flood alleviation scheme                   £11m           Apr 17      Apr 20
 Arcot phase 1A, Northumberland                238     £23.8m       Jul 17   Jul 23    Aldi store, Thornaby                        Retail    £2.5m        -           -    University Hospital of North Tees energy centre            £8m           Apr 17      Apr 18      BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                          Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                             Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                    Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
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North West                                                                                                                                                                                                       REPORT 2018
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The North West region accounts for 9.5% of UK GVA and includes                                      GVA per   GVA growth   Construction   Unemployment   Construction   Construction      Contracts Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 below and they will take you directly
two major cities: Manchester and Liverpool. Key sectors of                                           head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2016)    Growth (2016)      Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

regional economic activity are industrial production and            UK Average                      26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%                4.3%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Home
manufacturing, distribution and transport, and public sector        North West                      22,899      18.7%         5.7%            4.4           9,383           1.0%                5.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Overview
administration. Construction accounted for 5.7% of regional         West Cumbria                    23,981      23.3%         6.7%            4.1            378            3.3%               -61.0%
GVA in 2016 and construction GVA grew 1.0%, slower than the                                                                                                                                                        Key regional hotspots
                                                                    East Cumbria                    24,821      23.3%         5.7%            2.5            373            -7.2%              -48.4%
UK overall in that year. The value of contracts awarded totalled    Manchester                      33,063      28.1%         2.7%            6.2            488           10.9%                17.1%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Key regional coldspots
£8.0 billion in 2017, an increase of 5.4% from the previous year.
                                                                    Greater Manchester South West   29,338      19.7%         5.7%            4.3            815           10.7%               101.0%
In terms of overall contract awards, hotspots were Blackpool,                                                                                                                                                      REGION FOCUS…
                                                                    Greater Manchester South East   18,936      3.3%          5.4%            4.5            521            -9.2%              35.3%
Greater Manchester South West, Sefton and Warrington. East                                                                                                                                                         East of England
                                                                    Greater Manchester North West   16,311      18.2%         8.5%            4.0            839            1.6%               20.9%
Merseyside and Greater Manchester North West were coldspots.
                                                                    Greater Manchester North East   17,483      21.2%         6.7%            5.4            746            3.0%                -0.1%              East Midlands
                                                                    Blackburn with Darwen           20,340      24.1%         4.0%            6.1            121            2.5%                0.1%               London

    Cheshire West and Chester had the largest                       Blackpool                       17,022      11.0%         4.2%            6.7            100            -9.1%              84.4%               North East
                                                                    Lancaster and Wyre              16,512      13.4%         6.7%            3.3            280            -3.1%               10.2%
      growth in contracts awarded in 2017,                                                                                                                                                                         North West
                                                                    Mid Lancashire                  29,588      29.2%         8.5%            3.3            977           -4.3%               -23.5%
              increasing by 144.8%                                                                                                                                                                                 Scotland
                                                                    East Lancashire                 18,628      17.8%         5.4%            4.3            329            -7.3%               0.7%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   South East
                                                                    Chorley and West Lancashire     18,984      15.1%         6.2%            4.0            268            -2.9%              -17.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   South West
                                                                    Warrington                      31,437      17.8%         6.6%            3.3            434            -2.9%              58.2%

                                                                    Cheshire East                   33,279      30.1%         5.0%            1.2            631            7.9%                3.4%               Wales
                                                                    Cheshire West and Chester       27,900      16.9%         4.2%            5.8            396            4.5%               144.8%              West Midlands
                                                                    East Merseyside                 22,304      16.0%         6.2%            4.1            627            1.0%                -7.8%              Yorkshire & Humber
                                                                    Liverpool                       23,029       9.7%         4.6%            5.8            508            5.4%                -2.7%

                                                                    Sefton                          15,512      5.6%          6.1%            4.9            260            6.1%                46.7%              CASE STUDY…

                                                                    Wirral                          15,051       9.7%         6.0%            4.7            290            0.3%                30.7%              HS2 Hubs

                                                                                                                                                                                Source: Barbour ABI, CPA , ONS
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contracts were awarded in the                                                               £684 million in 2017, 5.1% higher than                                                      projects in the North West totalled                                                              to your chosen section.
North West in 2017, an increase of                                                          in 2016. There were five key hotspots:                                                      £1.7 billion in 2017. This is 26.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Home
39.7% from 2016. Hotspots were in                                                           Blackpool, Greater Manchester                                                               lower than in 2016. Activity hotspots
Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool                                                            North East, Lancaster and Wyre,                                                             in 2017 were driven by a broad range                                                               Overview
and Manchester. Half of the region’s                                                        Liverpool and Warrington. This reflects                                                     of rail, energy, utilities and airport                                                             Key regional hotspots
top ten largest projects were in                                                            the awards of contracts for Rochdale                                                        projects, including £350 million for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Key regional coldspots
Manchester city centre, including two                       LANCASTER
                                                                                            Riverside (£70 million) and two projects at                  LANCASTER
                                                                                                                                                                                        Trafford Park tram line, £300 million for                   LANCASTER


phases at Circle Square, the former BBC                                                     the Warrington Bridge Street redevelopment:                                                 the Thirlmere to West Cumbria water mains                                                          REGION FOCUS…
site, at £235 million and £135 million. Four                 PRESTON                        a £69 million retail-led scheme and £19 million              PRESTON                        link and £300 million for the 60mw Lostock                    PRESTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           East of England
projects totalling £273 million were awarded                                                council offices. In contrast, the value of                                                  energy from waste facility in Northwich. There
in Salford. The majority of projects are set to                                             commercial contract awards in Wirral was                                                    were three hotspots (Greater Manchester                                                            East Midlands
                                                                      SALFORD                                                                                     SALFORD                                                                                      SALFORD
complete in 2019.                                        LIVERPOOL
                                                                               MANCHESTER
                                                                                            below its long-term average.                              LIVERPOOL
                                                                                                                                                                           MANCHESTER
                                                                                                                                                                                        South East, Greater Manchester South West                LIVERPOOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MANCHESTER        London
                                                                                                                                                                                        and Sefton) and one coldspot (Lancaster
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           North East
                                                            CHESTER                                                                                     CHESTER                         and Wyre).                                                 CHESTER
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Scotland
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   TOP              Residential Contracts                                                      TOP          Commercial Contracts                                                           TOP           Infrastructure Contracts
   10               The top 10 residential contracts by value of project.                      10           The top 10 commercial contracts by value of project.                           10            The top 10 infrastructure contracts by value of project.
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 Project                                       Units     Value         Start       Finish    Project                                      Type       Value         Start       Finish    Project                                                Value           Start        Finish        Yorkshire & Humber
 Sir Henry Royce Institute, Circle Square       266     £235m          Oct 17      Oct 19    Rochdale Riverside                          Retail      £70m          Nov 17      Aug 19    Metrolink, Trafford Park                               £350m           Nov 17       Nov 21
 Portugal Street East Phase 1, Manchester       340     £150m          Jan 18      Jan 21    Warrington Bridge Street redevelopment      Retail      £69m          Oct 17      Oct 18    Thirlmere to West Cumbria water mains link             £300m                -           -         CASE STUDY…
 Circle Square, Blocks 5 & 6, Manchester        411     £135m          Sep 17      Sep 19    Mercedes Benz dealership, Stockport         Retail      £60m          Jan 18         -      Lostock energy from waste facility                     £300m           Oct 18       Oct 21
 Chapel Wharf, Salford                          995     £100m          Jan 17      Jul 19    Dickenson House, Manchester                 Off ic es   £50m          Apr 17      Oct 18    Ince Resource Recovery Park                            £130m                -           -
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 Princess Street/Whitworth Street                 -      £80m          Aug 17      Aug 19    Paddington Square, Liverpool                Off ic es   £40m          Sep 17      Sep 20    Manchester Airport T2 Transformation – taxiways        £38m            Oct 17       Jan 19
 Jacksons Row, Manchester                         -     £77.1m           -            -      Bridge Street Quarter, council HQ           Off ic es   £19m            -            -      Weaver to Wavertress re-signalling                     £35m            Jan 17       May 19        Methodology
 Trinity, Salford                               380      £60m          Jul 17         -      Edge Lane retail park, Liverpool            Retail      £16.5m          -            -      Halton Curve – Chester to Liverpool rail line          £25m            Jun 17       Sep 18
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 Gore Street, Salford                           221      £60m          Jan 18      Apr 19    Westbrook and Delta Crescent, Warrington    Retail      £13.5m          -            -      Merseyside Police – patrol facility                    £21.7m               -           -
 Furness Quay, Salford                          707      £53m          Jul 17      Jul 20    Electra House, Cheshire                     Off ic es   £12.3m        Aug 17      Aug 18    Jodrell bank Observatory – SKA HQ Building             £20.4m          Dec 16       Dec 17
 Carleton Heights, Eden, Cumbria                505      £50m          Feb 17      Feb 24    New Mersey retail park                      Retail      £12m          Jan 17      Jul 18    Cheshire East BC – organic waste treatment centre      £20m                 -           -       BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                             Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                    Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                     Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
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Scotland                                                                                                                                                                                                                             REPORT 2018
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Scotland accounts for 7.7% of total UK GVA. Key sectors of                                                              GVA per   GVA growth   Construction   Unemployment   Construction   Construction      Contracts Awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     below and they will take you directly
economic activity in the region are industrial production                                                                head      2011-2016     % of GVA         rate        GVA (2015)    Growth (2016)      Growth (2017)         to your chosen section.

and manufacturing, distribution and transport and public           UK Average                                           26,584      19.8%         6.2%            4.4          108,124          6.0%                4.3%
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administration. Construction accounted for 6.3% of regional        Scotland                                             24,876      17.7%         6.3%            4.1           8,448           4.8%               -41.7%
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gross value added in 2016 and increased 4.8% in that year, below   Angus and Dundee City                                21,388      16.0%         5.1%            4.5            286           -0.3%               42.8%
the overall UK rate of growth. The value of contracts awarded                                                                                                                                                                          Key regional hotspots
                                                                   Clackmannanshire and Fife                            19,638      23.3%         7.0%            3.8            581            6.8%               244.1%
in the region totalled £4.9 billion in 2017, a decrease of 41.7%   East Lothian and Midlothian                          16,722      25.1%         9.7%            3.3            311            -3.7%              -25.4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Key regional coldspots
from the previous year. In terms of overall contract awards,
                                                                   Scottish Borders                                     18,099      12.3%         6.9%            4.2            143            -1.4%              -64.8%
hotspots were in North Lanarkshire and the Orkney Islands.                                                                                                                                                                             REGION FOCUS…
                                                                   Edinburgh, City of                                   38,396      17.8%         2.9%            2.6            569            8.0%               -20.2%
Coldspots were the Western Isles and East Ayrshire and North                                                                                                                                                                           East of England
                                                                   Falkirk                                              20,136      19.2%         8.9%             5             284            9.2%               -44.0%
Ayrshire mainland.
                                                                   Perth & Kinross and Stirling                         24,920      24.9%         6.1%            3.3            369            -2.1%              -53.9%              East Midlands
                                                                   West Lothian                                         20,927       4.7%         8.6%            3.3            325           -12.4%              -11.5%              London
    The Orkney Islands dominated growth in                         E Dunbartonshire, W Dunbartonshire and Helensburgh
                                                                                                                        16,749      13.4%         5.7%            4.1            212            8.7%               -45.9%              North East
                                                                   & Lomond
contracts awarded in 2017, increasing by 1472.3%                                                                                                                                                                                       North West
                                                                   Dumfries & Galloway                                  19,826      19.7%         5.6%            2.1            167            4.4%               -41.9%

                                                                   E Ayrshire and N Ayrshire mainland                   15,627      13.8%         7.8%            7.6            307            3.7%               -64.8%              Scotland
                                                                   Glasgow City                                         33,660      19.8%         5.2%            5.6           1,077           2.1%               -17.9%              South East
                                                                   Inverclyde, E Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire          20,175      21.4%         6.8%            4.2            479           12.7%               -55.6%              South West
                                                                   North Lanarkshire                                    19,605      20.5%         10.0%           4.9            665            4.9%               113.4%
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                                                                   South Ayrshire                                       23,948      22.4%         5.3%            4.4            144           19.0%               11.9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       West Midlands
                                                                   South Lanarkshire                                    19,991      19.2%         10.2%           3.7            649           13.9%               93.0%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Yorkshire & Humber
                                                                   Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire                      35,786      11.4%         5.7%            3.5           1,008           7.3%               -69.8%

                                                                   Caithness & Sutherland and Ross & Cromarty           20,426      21.7%         10.4%           3.7            200            6.4%                 na
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                                                                   Inverness & Nairn and Moray, Badenoch & Strathspey   24,950      16.6%         6.7%            4.9            343            4.9%               -83.2%
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                                                                   Lochaber, Skye & Lochalsh, Arran & Cumbrae and
                                                                                                                        23,335      19.0%         6.6%            1.9            154            4.8%               -58.5%
                                                                   Argyll & Bute

                                                                   Eilean Siar (Western Isles)                          17,664      8.4%          7.4%            2.9            35             -2.8%              -54.6%              Methodology

                                                                   Orkney Islands                                       21,528      18.4%         10.4%            na            49             8.9%              1472.3%              About the CPA
                                                                   Shetland Islands                                     29,317      19.5%         12.9%            na            88            -3.3%               -25.7%

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Source: Barbour ABI, CPA , ONS
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£2.0 billion worth of residential contracts were                                          Commercial contract awards totalled                                                          Contract awards for infrastructure projects in Scotland                                       below and they will take you directly
awarded in Scotland in 2017, 29.9% higher than                                            £244 million in 2017, 41.9% below the value                                                  totalled £1.0 billion in 2017, which was 73.4% below                                          to your chosen section.
the value awarded in 2016. East Lothian and                                               recorded in 2016. Hotspots for commercial                                                    the value awarded in 2016. Hotspots were recorded in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Home
Midlothian, Inverness & Nairn and Moray,                                                  activity were in Inverness & Nairn and                                                       the Western Isles, North Lanarkshire and
Badenoch & Strathspey,                                                                    Moray, Badenoch & Strathspey                                                                 Perth and Kinross and Stirling                                                                  Overview
Orkney Islands, South                                                                     and the Shetland Islands.                                                                    and coldspots in South                                                                          Key regional hotspots
Ayrshire and the Scottish                                                                 The two largest contracts                                                                    Lanarkshire, the Scottish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Key regional coldspots
Borders were hotspots,                                    INVERNESS
                                                                                          were for offices space in                                    INVERNESS
                                                                                                                                                                                       Borders and East Ayrshire                               INVERNESS

whilst Lochaber, Skye                                               ABERDEEN              Glasgow: £50 million for                                               ABERDEEN              and North Ayrshire                                                  ABERDEEN                    REGION FOCUS…
& Lochalsh, Arran &                                                                       Bothwell Exchange and                                                                        mainland. The largest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       East of England
Cumbrae and Argyll                                                                        £13.5 million for the                                                                        contract award was
                                                                      DUNDEE                                                                                       DUNDEE                                                                                    DUNDEE

& Bute was a coldspot.
                                                         PERTH
                                                    STIRLING
                                                                                          fit-out of 1 Atlantic Quay.
                                                                                                                                                      PERTH
                                                                                                                                                 STIRLING
                                                                                                                                                                                       the £130 million Kype Muir
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PERTH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         STIRLING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       East Midlands
Three of the top five largest                                       EDINBURGH
                                                                                          Coldspots were registered in                                           EDINBURGH
                                                                                                                                                                                       wind farm and the £120 million                                      EDINBURGH                   London
                                                        GLASGOW                                                                                      GLASGOW                                                                                 GLASGOW
contract awards were in                                                                   South Ayrshire, Orkney Islands                                                               converter station for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       North East
Edinburgh. The largest contract                                                           and East Dunbartonshire, West                                                                Abb Caithness Moray subsea
was for a £51 million development                                                         Dunbartonshire and Helensburgh                                                               cabling project.                                                                                North West
in Midlothian.                                                                            & Lomond.                                                                                                                                                                                    Scotland
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   TOP           Residential Contracts                                                       TOP          Commercial Contracts                                                            TOP          Infrastructure Contracts
   10            The top 10 residential contracts by value of project.                       10           The top 10 commercial contracts by value of project.                            10           The top 10 infrastructure contracts by value of project.
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 Project                                    Units      Value          Start     Finish     Project                                      Type        Value          Start     Finish     Project                                              Value           Start       Finish        Yorkshire & Humber
 Newton Farm and Wellington Farm             506        £51m          Jun 19    Jun 26     Bothwell Exchange, Glasgow                  Offices       £50m          May 17    Nov 18     Kype Muir Wind Farm                                  £130m          Jan 17       Dec 17
 Baileyfield South, Portobello               483       £48.3m         Nov 17    Nov 22     1 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow – fit-out          Offices      £13.5m           -         -        Abb Moray converter station                          £120m          Jan 17       Aug 18        CASE STUDY…
 Waterfront Plaza, Edinburgh                 425       £45.5m         Jul 17    Jul 20     Eastgate Shopping Centre, Highland          Retail        £13m          Oct 17    Apr 19     Dalmarnock waste water treatment works               £55m                -           -
 South Scotstoun, Edinburgh                  339        £45m          Jan 18    Jan 25     Aviemore Retail Park                        Retail        £10m          May 17    Jan 18     Shotts Electrification (Holytown to Midcalder)       £49m           Jan 17       Jan 20
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       HS2 Hubs
 Ness Side, Highland                         446       £41.3m           -         -        Lerwick Fish Market                         Retail        £10m          Oct 17    Oct 18     Sound of Islay Stream Project                        £40m           Aug 17       Jan 19
 Former Scottish Power HQ, Glasgow           128        £40m          Mar 18    Mar 19     Brechin Road, Montrose                      Retail       £8.2m            -         -        A737 Dalry Bypass                                    £38m            Jul 17      Jan 19        Methodology
 Portstown phases 1 & 2, Aberdeen            363       £36.3m         Dec 16    Dec 19     NFU Mutual office refurbishment, Glasgow    Offices       £8m           Jan 17    Jan 18     Tealing Solar Farm                                   £31m           Sep 18       Mar 20
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 Pitskelly Farm phases 1 & 2, Angus          250        £35m          Aug 17    Aug 22     West George Street office refurbishment     Offices       £7m           Feb 17    Feb 18     Knocknagael to Tomatin overhead line                 £30m           Dec 17       Dec 19
 Ellismuir Farm Road, Glasgow                374        £35m          Jul 18    Jul 23     4 North St Andrew Street extension          Offices       £6m           Jun 17    Aug 18     Wathegar 2 Wind Farm                                 £27m           Dec 17           -
 Summerhill, Aberdeen                        369        £35m          Oct 17    Oct 21     JP Morgan office refurbishment, Edinburgh   Offices      £5.2m          Oct 17    Apr 18     Edinburgh Waverly platform modifications             £23m                -           -       BROUGHT TO YOU BY

                                                               Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                     Source: Barbour ABI, CPA                                                                Source: Barbour ABI, CPA
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