This week’s Construction, Infrastructure and Rail news:
It was reported this week that Crossrail has nearly reached its 75% completion milestone of the new Elizabeth line station at Liverpool Street. The next focus for the project is fitting out the stations and tunnels to operate the railway.
Willmott Dixon has won the £34m Plymouth City Council contract to build the new History Centre, which will include the City Museum, Art Gallery, Central Library and to transform St Luke’s Church buildings into a brand new cultural and heritage attraction. This History Centre is due to open in 2020.
Morrison Utility Services has won the £250m Yorkshire Water three-year contract extension to its water services agreement.
Also this week the New Transport Secretary Chris Grayling confirmed he will back the HS2 high-speed rail contract to link London to Birmingham by 2026 following fears he would scrap the project following Brexit.
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