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£16M ground work contract up for grabs

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A major development in East London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is looking for contractors to complete £16M of ground works.

The new The Cultural and Education District at the Olympic Park will bring together organisations to showcase art, dance, history, craft, science, technology and design.

The contract includes piling, ground slabs, beams, walls, foundation design, concrete works and other civils works, substructure waterproofing, substructure permanent utilities and drainage works, service connections, temporary utilities and substation works, across two sites.



According to the notice, the London Legacy Development Corporation envisages the work to be carried out over 13 months.

The development includes a site of a new university campus for University College London (UCL), while Stratford Waterfront will become a new campus for the University of the Arts London, along with major new spaces for the Victoria and Albert Museum and Sadler’s Wells.  

The scheme is expected to deliver 3,000 jobs, 1.5M additional visitors and £2.8bn of economic value to Stratford and the surrounding area.

In May 2015, a team led by architectural practice Allies and Morrison won an international competition to design the Stratford Waterfront site. LDA Design was announced as masterplanners of the UCL East site in April 2015.

Interested parties have until Monday 18 June at 12noon to register their interest.

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