HS2 development
Clare Burnett

Member Article

Leeds contractors among 9 appointed to HS2

Leeds contractors WYG and Soil Engineering Geoservices Ltd have been appointed along with 9 other contractors to the HS2 development.

Work on the £50 million ground investigation framework is expected to begin in the summer.

The contractors will now have the opportunity to bid for each of the 92 individual work packages for ground investigation work between London and Birmingham, starting in the spring.

Other contractors include:

  • Bam Ritchies – a division of BAM Nuttall Ltd.,
  • Environmental Scientific Group Limited
  • Fugro Seacore (Trading as Fugro Engineering Services)
  • Structured Soil Ltd
  • Allied Exploration & Geotechnics Ltd
  • Ian Farmer Associates (1998) Ltd
  • RPS

The framework represents the first major construction work and the first batch of contractors that HS2 has appointed.

Construction News reported that at HS2’s supply chain conference, commercial director Beth West said that there will be “specific, measureable benchmarks when it comes to choosing bids” for work, including contractors ability to use high-level BIM and offsite modular assembly.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Clare Burnett .

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