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Taywood out of Olympic race


TAYLOR Woodrow has missed out on its bid for the role of Olympic Delivery Authority delivery partner for the London 2012 Games.

The contractor was leading a team that included consultants EC Harris and Sinclair Knight Merz, as well as US engineer Parsons Brinkerhoff.

Fou r teams ? Bechtel, CLM (CH2M Hill International, Laing O'Rourke, Mace), Legacy (Bovis Lend Lease, Capita Symonds and Kellogg Brown & Root) and G3 (Amec, Balfour Beatty and Jacobs) ? will fight it out for the role.

The eventual delivery partner ? to be chosen in August ? will direct the planning and construction of the east London Olympic Park, and prepare for the aftermath of the Games.