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Full List: £1bn Stratford University Campus design shortlist

University College London has shortlisted 20 consultants, architects and engineers to develop the Stratford Quarter Masterplan, including Atkins, Arup, AECOM, Sweett and Jones Lang LaSalle.

The 20 firms will now be invited to submit a full tender for the next stage of the design and facilitation of the project.

The 23-acre development is expected to attract a total capital investment of £1bn.

A comprehensive masterplan is to be developed to underpin a future planning application. Community engagement will be a “key” requirement for the project.

UCL is planning a new academic quarter within the Greater Carpenters Neighbourhood, east of the Olympic Park, creating residential, economic and community infrastructure,

The shortlisted firms are:

  • Architects: Hopkins Architects; John McAslan & Partners; Farrells; Make; AECOM
  • Engineers: Atkins; Arup; Pell Frischmann; Buro Happold; AECOM
  • Cost Consultant: Gardiner & Theobald; Sweett Group; Summers Inman ; AECOM; Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Transport & Traffic Consultant: Arup; SKM Colin Buchanan; MVA Consultancy; Pell Frischmann; WYG Environment Planning Transport

Tenders are to be submitted by 1 March 2013, with successful firms notified by April.

UCL Stratford project director Adam Harman said: “The calibre of this shortlist is incredibly high and testament to the significance of the project.”

“The care put into the submissions by the shortlisted teams was quite inspirational. We are delighted to have had such high quality responses from so many exceptional companies who have a wealth of international experience and are capable of delivering a sustainable quarter that would support UCL’s academic, research and enterprise activities now and in the future.“

Firms submitting full tenders will be required to detail proposed approaches, methodologies and specific techniques for engaging with UCL and non-UCL parties.

UCL Estates director Andrew Grainger said: “It is absolutely essential that our proposals for Stratford provide real and tangible benefits for local communities.”

“To this end we want local resident, community groups, businesses and other stakeholders to participate in the design process. So what we’re looking for from our shortlisted firms are proposals that are ambitious and developed through approaches that are truly open and collaborative”.

A masterplan is to be finalised in 2014.

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