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 

Name
Email
  Ctrl + Enter

Most Read

Plans revealed for Major £2bn Tidal Barrage

Plans revealed for Major £2bn Tidal Barrage

Plans have been revealed for a £2bn tidal barrage across The Wash, a bay in East Anglia between Lincolnshire and Norfolk, which will feature the world’s first tidal energy-powered deep sea container terminal, act as a flood defence and have rail and road elements.   The 17.7km

Balfour gets go-ahead for £200m A57 Link Roads

Balfour gets go-ahead for £200m A57 Link Roads

The Government has given the green light for a scheme to build two new link roads at Mottram Moor as part of plans to deliver Trans Pennine route upgrades between Manchester and the north of Sheffield.   Balfour Beatty, which secured the £108m contract to deliver the scheme two years

South Yorkshire’s tram system on track for £8.6m upgrade

South Yorkshire’s tram system on track for £8.6m upgrade

A £8.6 million funding package for South Yorkshire’s Supertram system has been given the green light by local leaders, to pay for urgent renewal work on the tracks and trams. A further £4.3 million has been approved to make the case to government for significant additional

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.