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Contractors shortlisted for HS2 enabling works

10 Dec 2015

UK: On December 10 project delivery company HS2 Ltd announced the contractors shortlisted to carry out enabling works on the London – Birmingham Phase 1 of High Speed 2. An invitation to tender is expected early next year, with contracts worth £900m to be awarded later in 2016.

‘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’, said HS2 Ltd Chief Executive Simon Kirby.

Including utility diversion, site clearance and ground remediation, work is divided into three packages: Lot 1 (south), Lot 2 (central) and Lot 3 (north).The shortlisted bidders are:

Lot 1:

  • Balfour Beatty Group, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK and Vinci Construction Terrassement;
  • Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics and Kier Infrastructure & Overseas;
  • Costain and Skanska Construction;
  • Laing O’Rourke and J Murphy & Sons;
  • Morgan Sindall, BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman UK.

Lot 2:

  • Bouygues Travaux Publics, Sir Robert McAlpine, Morrison Utility Services and VolkerFitzpatrick;
  • Balfour Beatty Group, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK and Vinci Construction Terrassement;
  • Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics and Kier Infrastructure & Overseas;
  • Laing O’Rourke and J Murphy & Sons;
  • Morgan Sindall, BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman UK.

Lot 3:

  • Balfour Beatty Group, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Vinci Construction UK and Vinci Construction Terrassement;
  • Carillion Construction, Eiffage Travaux Publics and Kier Infrastructure & Overseas;
  • Galliford Try Infrastructure, Hochtief Infrastructure, Dragados;
  • Laing O’Rourke and J Murphy & Sons;
  • Morgan Sindall, BAM Nuttall, Ferrovial Agroman UK.