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HS2, The Biggest Civil Engineering Project in the UK Ever!

06 Sep 2016

Key points from a recent meeting attended by the BSSA when the HS2 project was outlined and the procurement process clarified:

 

  • HS2 was described as a “catalyst for growth and the regeneration of cities”
  • £55bn project with a 16 year construction pipeline
  • Major stainless steel potential for stations, rolling stock and tunnels
  • Cutting travel time by up to 50pc
  • Between 2020 and 2030, the project will require 2.03 million tonnes of steel
  • 60pc of procurement will go to SME’s
  • 25,000 jobs in construction and 100,000 when up and running

 

Members will shortly receive specific information regarding how to access the opportunities this project will bring.


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