Modernising mental health facilities in South London
Engineering excellence at 100 Liverpool Street
The construction of Ilona Rose House, London
All London projects
A innovative approach to construction on campus
Refurbishing the Civic Centre, Newcastle
Claremont and Daysh Buildings, Newcastle University
All North East projects
Bringing Chetham’s School of Music to life in Manchester
BAE Systems paint facility, Barrow-in-Furness
All North West projects
Refurbishing St Enoch in Glasgow
Dramatic new look for Theatre Royal
All Scotland projects
One Exchange Square, Birmingham
'Thunderbird' distribution warehouse
Widening a busy stretch of the M1
All Midlands projects
Transforming Leeds landmark, The Majestic
Redeveloping & modernising Airedale Hospital
Creating new homes at Mustard Wharf, Leeds
All Yorkshire & Humber projects
Delivering award winning Maggie's Southampton
An inspiring new campus centrepiece, University of Exeter
Eden Project: From disused clay pit to a world-famous attraction
All South West projects
First class all the way at One Station Hill
Transforming the heart of Woking
All South East projects
Constructing a new gateway to the capital of Wales
Engineering excellence for Maggie’s first cancer care centre in Wales
All Wales projects
It’s the quality of our people that makes us different.
We pride ourselves on delivering excellence.
To be renowned for our work with clients and communities as we construct a better world for future generations.
We are building on strong foundations.
Technical excellence. It’s what we are known for.
Annual Report and Accounts 2022
Read our Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year 2021-22.
People & culture
A family business, for us, it’s always personal.
The quality of our people sets us apart.
We treat each other like family.
Clients & trusted partnerships
Strong relationships make successful relationships.
Supply chain partners
We have a collaborative approach with our partners.
We believe in a flexible approach to working.
Beyond 1% podcast
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Our partnership with Maggie's
Working with Maggie’s for more than a decade.
We are a family business with a strong set of values.
We are committed to working for a better future.
Health, Safety & Wellbeing
It's about people and nothing is more important.
We pride ourselves on delivering quality.
A consistent level of compliance across all our operations.
We are entrepreneurial placemakers.
McAlpine Design Group
We do more than turn our clients’ visions into reality.
Axis Land Partnerships
Creating places where people want to live.
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Making a difference through volunteering
Celebrating ParalympicsGB Excellence: Best of British Charity Lunch
What's on offer?
We offer competitive packages that recognise the value we put on our people.
Why join us?
We’re an employer that genuinely stands apart from our peers.
Opportunities to take your career to the next level.
Opportunities for trade professionals.
Whether you’re a school leaver, student or graduate, we can provide the perfect launch pad for your career.
We offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities.
Begin your career with an industry-leading, development programme.
Placements & student sponsorship
Build on the theory you are learning.
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We operate in sectors in which we have leading technical competence and a strong track record.
Location: North West
From a mine chimney in 1869 to construction during the Great War, we have been building Britain's future heritage from our very first project.
Location: Yorkshire & Humber
Sector: Major Projects, Leisure