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London Bham Hs2 Three Packages Of Works Up For Grabs

Monday, December 14 th, 2015

The London to Birmingham HS2 project has taken a step forward, announcing a total of seven consortia that have been selected to bid for £900m of enabling works ahead of the start of the project.

These works cover utility diversions, ecology surveys, archaeology, establishing site compounds, site clearance, demolition, ground remediation, watercourse activities, highways realignments, monitoring and instrumentation, structural reinforcements and drainage.

In total three packages of work are up for grabs, covering the northern, central and southern sections of the route, with work expected to start on schedule in 2017.

Commenting on the announcement, Finning Equipment specialist Richard Carless said: “This is a major and exciting step forward for the project and represents the first of many challenges for the plant sector. Importantly the enabling works are the first opportunity for the seven consortia to use some of the latest technologies and fleet management tools we have available and change the way in which this project is delivered for and on behalf of HS2”

Here is a list of the Seven Consortia: 

LM – Laing O’Rourke, J Murphy & Sons

BBV JV – Balfour Beatty, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK Limited, Vinci Construction Terrassement SAS

CEK JV – Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics, Kier Infrastructure & Overseas

Costain Skanska JV – Costain, Skanska Construction

Morgan Sindall / BAM Nuttall / Ferrovial JV

Align JV – BouyguesTravaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morrison Utility Services, Volkerfitzpatrick)

Momentum Infrastructure– Galliford Try Infrastructure, Hochtief Infrastructure, Dragados)