AMP6 construction and engineering contractors awarded
United Utilities Water Limited (“United Utilities”) has announced the successful bidders awarded contracts for the provision of construction and engineering services for the next capital investment period (2015 to 2020).
The contracts, which could be extended to 2026, have been split into two categories – Construction Delivery Partners and Engineering Services Partners.
The successful bidders are as follows:
Construction Delivery Partners will assist with the design and build of major construction projects. The total value of the contracts is dependent on the outcome of United Utilities’ Price Review Submission. Contracts are awarded to:
- MMB (Mott MacDonald Bentley)
- C2V+ (CH2M Hill and VolkerStevin)
- Advance (Balfour Beatty and MWH)
- LiMA (Laing O’Rourke and Imtech, with support from Atkins)
The Engineering Services Partner will provide engineering consultancy services across the entire United Utilities business. The contract has been awarded in full to:
Steven Fraser, United Utilities managing director, commented: “Today’s announcement is the result of a lengthy, robust and rigorous selection process and we’re confident that these are the right partners to help deliver real improvements for our customers and the environment during AMP6 and beyond.”
Every five years, all of the water companies in England and Wales submit a business plan to Ofwat, the water regulator, outlining the investment required in their networks of pipes, sewers, water and wastewater treatment works and reservoirs. United Utilities submitted its revised business plan for the period 2015-2020 to Ofwat and the regulator’s final determination was published and accepted in January 2015. Read our acceptance of final determination and dividend policy update
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