In the period to March 1 of this year the Ilkley-based firm reported a 16 per cent increase in turnover to £556m, with underlying operating profit also increasing from £13.7m to £19.4m.

The company attributes its successful financial performance to its acquisition of Freedom, which provides technical engineering and maintenance services, in March of last year.

During the past year, the company has worked on significant contracts including North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Hospital; the Northern Line Extension Project; Grosvenor House, a landmark development in the heart of Sheffield city centre; and the redevelopment of London Bridge Station.

Other Services contracts include securing a place on Yorkshire Water’s high voltage electrical design and maintenance framework.

NG Bailey also has a strong pipeline of work, with its future order book growing to £1.4bn from £1bn in 2017/18.From an Engineering perspective, NG Bailey will continue working on contracts for a new mixed-use extension to Canary Wharf and the Manchester Engineering Campus Development.

The family business is also committed to investing in the wellbeing and mental health of their people, providing mental health training to more than 400 managers as well as continuing to promote the fairness, inclusion and respect agenda for the construction industry.

All businesses in the construction sector are operating in a challenging environment, but we believe our solid financial position, and our continued investment in our people, puts us in a good position to weather any future economic uncertainty.”