The Contractors

The Contractors

The three major construction contractors carrying out the building works are:

BAM Construction

BAM Construction is a leading UK construction services company employing more than 2,600 staff with an annual turnover in excess £1bn. BAM Construction is part of the Royal BAM Group, a £5.9bn construction and property company. BAM Construction provides customers with an established and fully integrated range of construction, property development, design and facilities management services nationwide. Operational markets include healthcare, education, commercial, retail, leisure, mixed development, urban regeneration and public procurement frameworks.

At King’s Cross, BAM Construction completed the refurbishment and extension of the Victorian Eastern Goods Yard complex of buildings to provide educational facilities for University of the Arts, London, as well as the construction of One, Two and Seven Pancras Square.  Current projects include Three and Four Pancras Square, Building T5 (student accommodation) and the Fish & Coal Offices.


Carillion is one of the UK’s leading construction companies and a market leader in commercial buildings. They employ about 50,000 people operating world wide and have an annual turnover of £5bn.

Carillion constructed Rubicon Court and Saxon Court, both for One Housing Group, and are currently constructing the Plimsoll Building, a residential building which includes a mix of market housing and 77 key worker units for Dolphin Square Foundation, as well as the co-located King's Cross Academy Primary School and Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children.

Kier Group

Kier Group is a leading construction, development and service group specializing in building and civil engineering, support services, private house building, property development and Private Financial Initiatives. The Group employs over 9,000 people worldwide and has an annual revenue in excess of £2.1bn.

Kier recently completed the construction of Five Pancras Square, Camden Council's new offices, and ArtHouse, a residential building on York Way.  Kier are currently refurbishing the Midland Goods Shed for Waitrose and the Guardian Media Group and are constructing both Tapestry Apartments and the Granary Square Pavilion.  Kier will shortly commence construction of Building R7 on Handyside Street. 


R7 Handyside Street Exterior - © Forbes Massey

Building R7 unveiled for King's Cross

Building R7 is a 150,000 sq ft Grade A office building with retail and an independent cinema at ground level.


19th November 2015

Weekend working at Tapestry (Building T1)

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