Major Projects fast facts

Supporting UK growth

Building and infrastructure are hot topics, both in the UK and internationally. The UK Government has announced more than £460 billion of mixed public and private investment in infrastructure – 40% of funding will be from the public purse.

This new cashflow means projects which have been mothballed for years are now back on the cards alongside ambitious new schemes – in commercial, defence, health, rail, nuclear, flood defence, port and harbour development and large-scale urban regeneration.

To assist with the delivery of large programmes, Kier has a designated major projects team, bringing together sector leading experience to deliver complex buildings and infrastructure.


Our wealth of experience across some of the largest infrastructure projects in the UK gives us the unrivalled capacity to deliver the most complex and technically and financially challenging schemes. Our close relationship with our supply chain and the strength of our team, is something we’ve worked hard to cultivate and we draw on this to carefully match resources to projects.

Our extensive range of in-house capabilities, including design, development and project management means that our clients can enjoy the benefits of dealing with one strategic partner. We are also used to collaborating (we hold ISO 44001 for collaboration) through joint ventures, to help our clients benefit from shared financial exposure or to make full use of a particular specialist capability.


Many of Kier’s most prestigious building projects involve high-profile structures which when completed change the landscape of an entire area. Understanding the complexity involved in these most recognisable projects, our approach is to bring together a range of skills and capabilities from across our business to the highest possible build quality delivering complete, efficient and cost-effective package for our clients.

We have extensive experience of completing urban regeneration and heritage refurbishment, the construction of cutting-edge laboratories for world-leading universities, large scale public sector facilities for health trusts and our armed forces.

We have invested in the best technology, but this can only be used to full effect in the hand of our extremely loyal and committed teams, many of whom have been with us for years. So, the most important investment we make is in our people, their skills and above all their safety. Which is why they will then go above and beyond for our clients, sharing their specialist knowledge, sector leading experience and fresh thinking, so together we can create great things.

Kier Professional Services

Kier Professional Services, our engineering consultancy division, provides engineering designs, technical advice and support to Kier Group operating companies and other clients.

Kier's specialist engineering business assists project delivery in a safe and efficient manner and is behind many of the Group’s engineering successes, providing innovative solutions and often saving time, materials and money without compromising safety or quality.

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Every project we deliver is an opportunity for us to bring our unique thinking to solve problems, innovate and collaborate with our clients and beyond.

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Featured awards

" Kier’s commitment to meeting our requirements was central to our experience of working with the Kier team. Kier have proved to be an excellent choice of contractor for this extremely complex project and a contractor that we would engage with again on future projects. "
Matthew Bird Development Manager Royal London Asset Management

Further information

Natalie Geraghty

Head of Customer and Communications

Kier Highways

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Claire Kershaw

Business Strategy Director

Kier Utilities & Rail

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Mark Pengelly

Executive Director Infrastructure Projects

Kier Major Projects - Infrastructure

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Mark Farrah

Managing Director Regional Civil Engineering and Rail

Kier Regional Civils

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