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Ardmore wins 2012 Athletes Village contract

Ardmore has won the first Tier One contract on the £1 billion 2012 Athletes Village.

The firm beat off competition from Galliford Try and Wates to scoop the prestigious London Games project.

Developer Lend Lease will itself build five of the Olympic Village’s 11 plots, Ardmore the sixth, and the remaining five will be spread across three contracts, which were shortlisted today.

The following companies will be submitting tenders for some or all of the three remaining contracts:

  • Galliford Try
  • Willmott Dixon / Inspace
  • Brookfield Europe
  • Bennett Construction Limited
  • North Midland Construction
  • Miller Construction
  • Mansell
  • Morgan Ashurst
  • Durkan Limited
  • Byrne Group
  • P Elliott
  • Carillion Building
  • John Sisk and Son
  • Sir Robert McAlpine  
  • Higgins Construction

The Olympic Delivery Authority expects all three contracts to be awarded by the end of the year.

After the Games, all 11 buildings will be converted into residential apartments.