Chapter 1Organisation of the Construction Process


1.1 Overview of the size of the companies included in the case studies

The range of construction firms related to the case studies have been categorised as follows, with respect to organisation size.

  • Small firm: 1–49 direct employed staff and operatives
  • Medium firm: 50–299
  • Large firm: 300–1199
  • “Big” firm: over 1200

Project 1: Hotel and office – Galliford Try

Project 2: Industrial factory – Pochin Construction

Project 3: Co-operative office – BAM Projects

Project 4: School project – Mansell (Balfour Group)

Project 5: Retail unit / Car Park – Morgan Sindall

Project 6: University refurbishment – Wates Construction

Project 7: Housing project – G. Construction

Company Direct employees Project value £M Size/category
Galliford Try 2500 12.0 Big
Pochin 250 14.0 ...

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