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First central London main construction contract
01/09/2011 | Channel:
Crossrail has awarded the first of the main construction contracts for the new central London stations, C405 Paddington station, to Costain Skanska JV. The value of the contract is in the region of £250 million. Intensive construction for Paddington Crossrail station will get underway later this year.
The new Crossrail station in Paddington has been designed to maximise the station’s space while preserving the historic features of the main line station. The new station will take the form of a 260m-long, 25m-wide and 23m-deep underground box located directly under Departures Road and Eastbourne Terrace. The design team for Paddington Crossrail station is: Scott Wilson; Weston Williamson; Gillespies.
The total value of the main construction contracts for the six central London Crossrail stations is in the region of £1.5 billion.
The Invitation to Tender for C502 Liverpool Street will be issued during September 2011 while the ITTs for C422 Tottenham Court Road and C412 Bond Street are scheduled to be issued in late 2011 and early 2012 respectively.