Volker Fitzpatrick wins £30m Essex rail station rebuild


VolkerFitzpatrick wins £30m Essex rail station rebuild

Thurrock council in Essex has signed up VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver the major redevelopment of Stanford-le-Hope railway station.


Work is now due to start this summer on the long-delayed station project.


When first conceived the projects was budgeted to cost £10m but is now reported to be up to £30m.


The new station will feature step-free access from the street, wider platforms with covered waiting areas, increased cycle storage, and facilities for a coffee vendor. A footbridge with lifts will also be installed to help improve accessibility.


Cllr Mark Coxshall, Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Strategic Planning, and External Relationships, said: “VolkerFitzpatrick’s appointment means we can now get the job done for the residents of Stanford-le-Hope, Corringham, Fobbing and Horndon on the Hill, as we continue to build the right infrastructure to support our residents and local businesses.”


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