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Camden awards £107m-worth of roads and parks contracts

Marlborough Highways and FM Conway have every obtained £53.6m multi-year contracts from the London Borough of Camden for highway upkeep and enhancements.

Marlborough Highways will cowl the north of the borough and FM Conway the south. The five-year contract will start on 1 April with an possibility to increase it for an additional three years.

The contracts cowl Camden Council’s property roads and parks. Work will embody surfacing, site visitors administration, road lighting and highway marking in addition to public realm initiatives together with the upkeep and enchancment of public highways.

VolkerHighways beforehand coated the work for your complete borough for £12m a yr. Its contract was prolonged by two years regardless of Camden promoting for 2 new contractors in 2020.

Marlborough Highways’ space of duty consists of residential communities and industrial districts round Hampstead Heath and Waterlow Park, in addition to roads and public areas in Belsize Park, Chalk Farm, Kentish City and South Hampstead.

Marlborough Highways managing director Matthew Revell mentioned: “Our knowledgeable crew stay up for delivering a greener and cleaner setting for everybody to stay, work and journey.”

The corporate claimed its operations within the borough will produce net-zero emissions, aligning with Camden Council’s carbon discount plan to succeed in web zero by 2030.

Marlborough plans to make use of sustainable constructing supplies and pioneer eco-friendly building strategies in addition to electrical autos, biofuel-powered plant and renewable power provides. All schemes shall be assessed utilizing a carbon footprint calculator.

The corporate additionally promised to divert 100 per cent of the development waste from landfill.