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Crossrail awards second batch of design contracts

Crossrail has announced its intention to award the second set of contracts for detailed design services under its design framework agreements.

The contracts have been awarded as follows:

Package C100 - Architectural Component Design - Atkins

Package C152 - Pudding Mill Lane Portal - Scott Wilson

Package C124 - Tunnels and Shafts Aerodynamics and Ventilation - Mott MacDonald

Package C136 - Farringdon Station Design - Scott Wilson

Crossrail programme director Dr Graham Plant said: “With firms now selected for the second set of design packages the Crossrail programme is now firmly within the detailed design phase. We look forward to working closely with all the successful companies in driving forward the design process in advance of main construction works beginning in 2010.”

Aedas Group, Atkins, BDP, Capita Symonds, Halcrow Group, Hyder Consulting, Jacobs Engineering U.K., Mott MacDonald, Arup, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Scott Wilson Railways, and WSP were all chosen for the design framework in December 2008.