We design and build construction and infrastructure across a range of sectors that are vital to life, work and travel across the UK.
We deliver critical airside and landside infrastructure to the aviation sector, working within complex and secure live operational environments.
Our offering has seen us appointed to leading projects and frameworks in the UK aviation space including Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, and Stansted airports. Recent works include delivering new facilities for Spaceport in Cornwall.
We deliver multi-disciplinary projects, including, but not limited to; terminal design and build, aircraft hangars, runways, transportation infrastructure, asset renewals, and system upgrades.
“The project has been full of engineering challenges. It’s great testimony to both the project vision and the technical expertise of our contractor.”
“It was a positive experience working with Kier; they clearly have fantastic construction expertise, we enjoyed the ease with which we were able to collaborate with them, and the result is brilliant.”
Providing high-quality new builds, refurbishments, retrofits and a complete suite of world-class services to clients.
We provide a range of services to commercial clients, including constrained city centres, asset management, waste management, maintenance, and energy solutions, to achieve the correct sustainable environments.
Our teams have design and build experience across confined sites including tube and rail lines, railway stations, listed buildings and live environments.
We are a leading contractor within the custodial sector, delivering major projects within the New Prisons Programme and refurbishment of the existing estate for the Ministry of Justice.
Our teams have significant experience in delivering projects and services within secure regimes and understand the unique challenges encountered when working within these environments.
Our custodial projects have set new standards of excellence in modern methods of construction (MMC), innovation and digital technology.
As a Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) National Framework contractor, we deliver major build and refurbishment projects for the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD’s) estate.
Our teams have vast experience operating in regulated and challenging environments across the estate including naval bases, air stations, army bases, defence laboratories and research sites.
As an active member of Build Force Alliance, we offer a recognised and accelerated route into our industry for service leavers.
As a leading contractor within education, we have a wealth of experience supporting schools, colleges, and universities to create inspiring learning spaces, designed to support all students in fulfilling their potential.
Across the private and public markets, we are trusted to design and deliver new build construction and refurbishment projects across nursery, primary, secondary, post-16, further, higher and SEND education. Our in-house design platform assures quality of design and robustness of construction to deliver net zero carbon in operation.
Our teams work with trusted consultants and supply chain partners in England, Scotland, and Wales to deliver buildings fit for next generation learning.
“To take an ageing 90-year-old building and turn it into a centre of excellence without damaging the heritage of the building is to be admired.”
“An impressive modern and spacious environment which will house world-class facilities and benefit over half-a-million patients every year.”
Through our position on a number of leading frameworks, we have been at the forefront of healthcare design and construction delivery for over 20 years. Our specialist and cutting-edge solutions which are focused on clinical and patient needs enables us to deliver a range of clinical services meeting future standards including:
- women and children;
- diagnostics and treatment (including imaging);
- critical and intensive care;
- operating theatres;
- inpatient and outpatient services;
- emergency and urgent care departments; and
- infrastructure upgrades.
Leisure and Heritage
From Royal palaces and theatres to landmark sports and entertainment developments, we are one of few contractors with the breadth of experience to create iconic buildings. With every project we bring specialist knowledge, sector-leading experience and fresh thinking to create innovative solutions to design, build and maintain leisure and heritage facilities for people to enjoy.
“It is a testament to the spirit of true collaboration and forward thinking that we have been able to overcome the many challenges faced and deliver real success for Deephams. Keep up the good work!”
Head of Major Projects, Thames Water Plc
Our expertise within the UK water sector is underlined by a well-established history of delivering solutions for our clients. Our collaborative approach sees us working closely with water companies throughout the UK to build, maintain and upgrade crucial water infrastructure. From leaks to water treatment plants, we work tirelessly to protect this natural resource and provide supply security to their customers, all in an environmentally conscious way.
We also have a long-established track record of delivering emergency repairs and longer-term resilience measures to flood and coastal infrastructure as well as carrying out complex restoration and protection projects on behalf of clients including the Environment Agency (EA) and the Canal & River Trust. Our award-winning approach delivered by in-house experts on ecology and biodiversity ensures we maximise our positive impact on biodiversity and the wider ecosystem.
Reliable energy and telecom networks are essential to the UK economy and security. Our long-established presence in these sectors underscores our dedication to delivering for our clients. We contribute to developing, maintaining and enhancing infrastructure through collaborative partnerships. With specialised expertise gained over years of involvement, we help our clients navigate intricate technical challenges while championing sustainability. This reflects our dedication to long-term success and growth within these sectors.
“The commitment and teamwork have been clear from the start from all involved. It is easy to forget the enormity and complexity of a project when it has been in planning for so long. Thank you again for your professionalism and support in delivering for firmus energy.”
Director of Engineering firmus energy
“Kier’s management team on site fully embraced a new and more collaborative approach to project delivery with both Jacobs and the other contractors. This approach brought improvements across the board, in safety, production and client satisfaction. Some of the key strengths that Kier brought were trust and willingness to do the right thing even when it was potentially detrimental to them.”
Kier has a distinguished track record in nuclear projects, reflecting our commitment to excellence. Collaborating with industry stakeholders, we play a vital role in constructing, maintaining, and upgrading vital nuclear facilities. We bring our specialised expertise, honed over years of dedicated involvement, to address intricate technical challenges faced by our clients. We approach our projects with environmental consciousness, aligning our endeavours with sustainable practices.
Marine, ports, heavy civil and industrial projects require specialised equipment, knowledge and experience.
Our skilled, multi-disciplined teams understand the unique challenges of building on and around water.
Whether the project is a limited upgrade of an existing berth or the development of a complete terminal, we provide the full range of services to deliver safe, high-quality outcomes from the earliest stages of design to the final handover of the completed facility.
“Oxford Station has been near capacity and in need of a transformation for some time, which this funding will now make a reality. A new entrance, new additional track and platform, and improved accessibility will start to transform this station so that is fit for the 21st Century...”
For the delivery of our rail projects, we lead with a solutions-driven approach that supports vital rail schemes across the UK.
Our capabilities cover trackside and beyond. From large-scale civils, tunnelling and earth works, to the refurbishment and installation of level crossings, power supply, points and electrification infrastructure.
Our portfolio includes HS2, as delivered by our EKFB joint venture, a major upgrade to Oxford station – facilitating the future of East West Rail (EWR) and the recently completed Crossrail.
We’re one of the UK’s leading highways service providers, working with our clients to provide end-to-end solutions for their design, build and maintenance requirements. We work closely with organisations responsible for the roads we travel on including National Highways, Transport for London and local authorities.
Our dedicated teams lead on the design and build of major highways projects, including A585 Windy Harbour, the A417 in Gloucester and the A66 Trans-Pennine project, being delivered through an alliance.
Our agile design alliance draws on the expertise of over 400 designers within Kier, supplemented by specialist design partners tailored to the individual requirements of the project.
“The A43 is a busy commuter route and this work was delivered promptly and on time with a clear focus on minimising disruption for motorists during the activity.”
“We have been impressed with the exceptionally high standards of quality and strong understanding of our design vision which is clearly exhibited in the final building.”
We specialise in the design and build of life science facilities at a national scale, both in size and technicality.
We deliver brilliant buildings for businesses and academic communities, facilitating innovation and collaboration to fuel the exchange of new ideas, and leading to new scientific breakthroughs.