VHE bags major Glasgow Sighthill remediation job

Aaron Morby 2 years ago
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VHE has landed the job to deliver a £11m major remediation scheme for Glasgow City Council at the vast Sighthill regeneration area of the city.

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Sighthill ranks as the biggest infrastructure and remediation project of its kind in the city since construction of the M74.

The design and build contract covering 50 hectares paves the way for the redevelopment of the Sighthill area with almost 800 new homes, road and pedestrian bridges,  a new school and sports campus as well as student accommodation.

Civil engineering firms are presently being asked to prequalify by the end of this week for a further £75m infrastructure package know as contract 2.

Initial infrastructure work, including land remediation, bulk earthworks and engineering, is expected to last five years.

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A private developer will build low-rise apartment blocks, with a mix of tenures, on the site of the old Pinkston flats and the existing Sighthill Park.

VHE landed contract 1 after building a strong track record in the city having previously carried out major remediation projects for Commonwealth Games Athletes Village site and successfully treating Hexavalent Chromium at Shawfield.

The Sighthill project will see the remediation of historical contamination both ex-situ and in-situ in particular Galligu and will also see demolition, deep grouting, drainage diversions and infrastructure works.

Works starts on site this month.

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