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HS1 tenders for £25m work around stations

Excessive Velocity 1 Ltd is tendering for work price as much as £25m round its stations, involving main and minor building.

The Works Framework will run over 5 years and be extendible for an additional two years. The primary yr will embrace initiatives of a smaller scale.

The 109km rail line runs from St Pancras Worldwide station in London to the Channel tunnel, which hyperlinks the UK to France.

The stations round HS1 are St Pancras Worldwide, Stratford Worldwide, Ebbsfleet Worldwide and Ashford Worldwide. HS1 Ltd has a 30-year concession to function and preserve the observe and these stations.

The framework lists work corresponding to retail fit-out and landlord modifications, in addition to mechanical and electrical initiatives. Companies are additionally being tendered to work on highways within the areas surrounding the HS1 stations, and for website administration, logistics, expertise and system communication works.

Alongside building contracts, design contracts are up for grabs. These embrace early-stage work in the direction of sustainability, validation of RIBA drawings and validation surveys.

The chosen contractors will work on initiatives all through their lifecycle.

The framework is ready to launch in October and the deadline to use is mid-June.