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HS2 contract shortlist revealed for enabling works

HS2

Seven consortiums featuring some of the biggest names in infrastructure will compete to win £900m of High Speed 2 enabling work contracts.

HS2 Ltd announced the shortlist of bidders for three regional packages (see below), covering site clearance, demolition, structural reinforcements, drainage and other associated work.

The packages cover northern, central and southern sections of the route, with work expected to begin in 2017.

Shortlisted bidders

  • BBV JV (Balfour Beatty, Vinci)
  • CEK JV (Carillion, Eiffage Travaux Publics, Kier)
  • Costain Skanska JV
  • LM (Laing O’Rourke, J Murphy & Sons)
  • Morgan Sindall / Bam Nuttall / Ferrovial JV
  • Align JV (BouyguesTravaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morrison Utility Services, VolkerFitzpatrick)
  • Momentum Infrastructure (Galliford Try, Hochtief Infrastructure, Dragados)

Each team will bid for at least one of the packages, with the consortia featuring Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Laing O’Rourke and Morgan Sindall shortlisted for all three.

Bidders will be invited to tender in spring 2016, with contracts set to be awarded later in the year.

HS2 chief executive Simon Kirby said: “Today’s shortlist marks an important milestone as we move towards the start of construction in 2017 and a real boost for the UK construction industry.

“Over the course of the next few years, the winning bidders will go on to employ thousands of people on site and in the supply chain, preparing the ground for the start of major civil engineering.

“Announcing the shortlist now will help give business the certainty they need to push on with their bids, start to put in place supply chains and invest in recruitment, training and education ahead of the start of construction.”

The shortlists for the three work packages are:

Lot 1 (south)

  • BBV JV (Balfour Beatty, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK, Vinci Construction Terrassement)
  • CEK JV (Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics, Kier Infrastructure and Overseas)
  • Costain Skanska JV (Costain, Skanska Construction)
  • LM (Laing O’Rourke, J Murphy & Sons)
  • Morgan Sindall / Bam / Ferrovial JV (Morgan Sindall, Bam Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman)

Lot 2 (central)

  • Align JV (BouyguesTravaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morrison Utility Services, VolkerFitzpatrick)
  • BBV JV (Balfour Beatty, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK, Vinci Construction Terrassement)
  • CEK JV (Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics, Kier Infrastructure and Overseas)
  • LM (Laing O’Rourke, J Murphy & Sons)
  • Morgan Sindall / Bam / Ferrovial JV (Morgan Sindall, Bam Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman)

Lot 3 (north)

  • BBV JV (Balfour Beatty, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK, Vinci Construction Terrassement)
  • CEK JV (Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics, Kier Infrastructure and Overseas)
  • Momentum Infrastructure (Galliford Try Infrastructure, Hochtief Infrastructure, Dragados)
  • LM (Laing O’Rourke, J Murphy & Sons)
  • Morgan Sindall / Bam / Ferrovial JV (Morgan Sindall, Bam Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman)

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