Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to the newest version of your browser.


Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of Construction News, please enable cookies in your browser.

Welcome to the new Construction News site. As we have relaunched, you will have to sign in once now and agree for us to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Locog considers creating main contractor role for 2012 overlay

Main contractors may be sought next year to oversee fit-out work across the 2012 Olympic venues.

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is considering appointing established contractors to ensure final preparations run smoothly.

Locog is responsible for preparing and staging the 2012 Games in London, and is beginning the process of overlaying venues created by the Olympic Delivery Authority.

It will hand out several sub-contract-style deals as part of this work for jobs such as erecting fencing and installing electrics.

Locog director of venues and infrastructure James Bulley told CNplus: “We may seek a general contractor to oversee the work, rather like a sub-contractor/main-contractor relationship.

“There could be just one main contractor role or we could break it into packages. We hope to finalise these plans in spring 2010 and move into procurement over next summer.”