Thames Tideway Tunnel shortlist revealed

Thames Tideway Tunnel shortlist revealed

Thames Water has revealed the shortlisted consortiums for constructing its £2.3Bn Thames Tideway Tunnel project which is to start on site in 2016, creating over 9,000 jobs.

 

The project will be the biggest ever single tunnelling investment in the UK water industry and already employs 500 people, says Thames Water. The Planning Inspectorate is currently considering a Development Consent Application for the scheme which is expected to be granted.

 

Financing arrangements are being agreed between the government, water regulator Ofwat and Thames Water and selection of an independent Infrastructure Provider, who will be charged with financing and delivering the scheme under licence from Ofwat, is to start next year.

 

Contractors on the shortlist will bid for one or more of three work packages, west, central and east. The Bam Nuttall, Balfour Beatty and Morgan Sindall joint venture is the only one selected for the shortlist on all three packages. The next stage in procuring the west package will get under way in November.

 

The shortlisted firms are:

 

West  (£300M - £500M)

  • Bam Nuttall, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall
  • Costain, Vinci, Bachy
  • Dragados, Samsung
  • Ferrovial Agroman, Laing O’Rourke

 

Central (£600M - £965M)

  • Bam Nuttall, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall
  • Costain, Vinci, Bachy
  • Ferrovial Agroman, Laing O’Rourke
  • Skanska, Bilfinger, Razel Bec

 

East (£550M - £950M)

  • Bam Nuttall, Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall
  • Bechtel, Strabag
  • Bouygues Travaux Publics
  • Costain, Vinci, Bachy
  • Hochtief, Murphy

 

 

(Photo: Thames Water)

Please rate

Comments 

Ctrl + Enter

Most Read

How Blockchain Technology is changing the Energy Sector

How Blockchain Technology is changing the Energy Sector

The disruptive potential of blockchain technology is becoming more evident with every passing day. From the proliferation of cryptocurrencies, and its increasing applications in other areas including banking, gaming, music licensing, as well as the energy sector, blockchain technology is

How to deal with interview rejection

How to deal with interview rejection

Sorry we think you’re not the ideal fit for this position or sorry to inform you, but you are not exactly the candidate we were hoping for – these are some of the replies you may get from an unsuccessful interview, and while it can sting for a day or two, you should not dwell on it any

Mirroring England’s Young World Cup Team in Engineering

Mirroring England’s Young World Cup Team in Engineering

Alas, the cup didn’t come home. However, it's wasn't all doom and gloom as 4th placed England at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia, were not initially expected to perform wonders. However, in the course of the tournament, the belief grew, and hopes were raised. Gareth

This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of these cookies. See our Cookie Policy.