Companies shortlisted for HS2 engineering contracts announced. Are you tender ready to bid for £900m worth of enabling works?

High Speed 2 (HS2) has announced the shortlist of companies that will contribute to the railway’s construction. The shortlist includes nine bidders looking to pick up between £7.1bn and £11.8bn worth of civil engineering work between London and Crewe. The release follows the budget which gave the green light to HS3 and backing for a number of major transport … Read more

A guide to the UK construction market: understanding procurement

Traditional procurement The traditional route involves the client separately appointing a design team under direct contractual appointments and maintaining this direct contractual relationship throughout the project.  The traditional route requires the client to appoint the contractor separately under a building contract. Design responsibility evidently resides with the design team and the contractor has a responsibility … Read more