CH2M HILL Awarded Contract to Upgrade Busy London Commuter Route

LONDON--()--CH2M HILL has been awarded a contract to upgrade the Angerstein and Charlton interchange in south east London, delivering multidisciplinary design services for Network Rail in the South East.

The £614,000 contract was formally signed on 9 September 2014 by the CH2M HILL/Tata joint venture. The work, which commenced on 22 September 2014, includes the completion of GRIP 2 and GRIP 3 works - carrying out feasibility studies and option selection. As part of this, CH2M HILL will deliver site surveys and condition reports, investigate the remodelling opportunities for Charlton and Angerstein Junctions, the renewal of signalling facilities and rationalisation of the current telecoms and signalling power supplies.

The Angerstein Wharf area feeds into some of the capital’s major freight lines, running from the Thames Estuary to Charlton and plays a strategic role in the movement of aggregates into and out of London for some of the city’s largest infrastructure projects.

Commenting on the contract, Richard Graham, Rail Networks Development Director at CH2M HILL, said: “This is an important contract win for our rail team and is another example of the close relationship CH2M HILL has with Network Rail, not only in London but on a national level. The Angerstein area is strategically important for both commuters and the rail freight industry and is one of the main arteries into the city for carrying aggregates around London. Our work upgrading this important route will help improve services and future proof the line for years to come.”

Employee-owned CH2M HILL is one of the world’s leading consulting, design, design-build, operations, and programme management companies serving government, civil, industrial and energy clients, employing over 30,000 people worldwide. Our work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources.

CH2M HILL has operated in the UK for over 20 years. Its European headquarters are in London and it employs over 3,400 people in the UK. CH2M HILL is working on some of the most iconic infrastructure programmes including High Speed 2, Thames Tideway Tunnels, the decommissioning of Dounreay and was one of the leading partners in CLM, Delivery Partner to the ODA for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

CH2M HILL is an active member of Business in the Community and the Employee Ownership Association.

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