Construction of HS2’s West London interchange station, set to be the UK’s largest newly-built railway station, has reached a new milestone as the Station Construction Partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI SYSTRA joint venture (BBVS), took possession of the whole station site on Monday 27 July 2020. The handover marks the start of the next phase of work at Old Oak Common, where a brand new 14 platform high-speed station will be built.
Lydney business Mabey Bridge is already benefiting from its contract with HS2 – Britain’s largest infrastructure project – to supply modular bridges to support construction of the UK’s new high speed, low carbon railway.
Young Londoners in Ealing will benefit from a £5,213 grant secured today (Friday 31 July) being used to provide a grassroots summer basketball coaching programme and tournament. Ball Out Community, a charity based in London, has secured the funding following its successful application to the HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF).
Preparation for the arrival of HS2’s first giant tunnelling machines has passed a major milestone with the completion of the 17m high headwall and ground reinforcement at what will become the south portal of the 10-mile long Chiltern tunnel.