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Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group providing innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth.

Page load speed analysis

  • 63/100

    Normal result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    256 ms

  • Resources loaded

    4.9 sec

  • Page rendered

    438 ms

  • Total page load time

    5.6 sec

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We analyzed Balfourbeatty.co.uk page load time and found that the first response time was 256 ms and then it took 5.4 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 75% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 108.7 kB
    Images 38.5 kB
    Javascripts 414.5 kB
    CSS 244.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Balfourbeatty.co.uk main page is 805.9 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 50% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 414.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 108.7 kB
    • After minification 46.3 kB
    • After compression 10.2 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 62.4 kB, which is 57% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 98.4 kB or 91% of the original size.

    • Original 38.5 kB
    • After optimization 11.6 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Obviously, Balfour Beatty needs image optimization as it can save up to 27.0 kB or 70% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 414.5 kB
    • After minification 408.2 kB
    • After compression 140.2 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 274.3 kB or 66% of the original size.

    • Original 244.2 kB
    • After minification 244.1 kB
    • After compression 41.5 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Balfourbeatty.co.uk needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 202.6 kB or 83% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

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Our browser made a total of 45 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 2% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Balfourbeatty.co.uk, 53% (24 requests) were made to Balfourbeatty.com and 20% (9 requests) were made to Youtube.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (3.5 sec) relates to the external source Dnn506yrbagrg.cloudfront.net.

Additional info on balfourbeatty.co.uk

Requests

The browser has sent 36 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Balfour Beatty. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 9 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

9

Javascripts

13

Images

3

CSS

11

AJAX

36

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

13

Images

3

CSS

11

AJAX

8

Optimized

28

All

Normal result

Redirects

As for redirects, our browser was forwarded to http://www.balfourbeatty.com/ before it reached this domain.

IP address

Balfourbeatty.co.uk uses IP address which is currently shared with 4 other domains. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Poor result

IP Trace

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

balfourbeatty.co.uk

85.133.57.40 14400
NS

balfourbeatty.co.uk

ns.123-reg.co.uk 14400
NS

balfourbeatty.co.uk

ns2.123-reg.co.uk 14400
SOA

balfourbeatty.co.uk

14400 Mname: ns.123-reg.co.uk
Rname: hostmaster.balfourbeatty.co.uk
Serial: 2013111302
Refresh: 86400
Retry: 0
Expire: 604800
Minimum-ttl: 14400
MX

balfourbeatty.co.uk

balfourbeatty-co-uk.mail.protection.outlook.com 14400 Pri: 10

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Balfourbeatty.co.uk can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Balfourbeatty.co.uk main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Balfourbeatty.co.uk has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of Balfourbeatty.co.uk is located in United Kingdom, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Balfour Beatty. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

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