Wylfa nuclear plant £70m road upgrade winners

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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Anglesey County Council in collaboration with Horizon Nuclear Power has unveiled the line-up of preferred contractors to deliver up to £70m of road improvements.

The framework firms will be used to deliver the highways work for Wylfa Newydd as well as other projects linked to the County Council’s Energy Island Programme.

Eight of the 11 firms that have been successful are from North Wales, with the remaining three companies based in Manchester, Warrington and Derbyshire.

Highways construction panel

Projects over £5m

Dawnus; John Sisk; Alun Griffiths; Jones Bros Ruthin

Projects from £1m-£5m

Dawnus; Jones Bros Ruthin; Alun Griffiths; Interserve

Projects under £1m

Peirianneg Sifil Gelli Civil Engineering; Hogan Construction; G H James Cyf; William Hughes (Civil Engineering); Coffey Construction; Jennings Building and Civil Engineering

Anglesey Council Leader and Major Projects portfolio holder, Councillor Ieuan Williams, said: “Through the Council’s Energy Island Programme, we’re working closely with Horizon to ensure that supply chain opportunities like these are made as accessible as possible.”

“We’re delighted that the majority of companies competitively selected for the Highways Framework are from North Wales, including two companies from Anglesey.

“This sends out a positive message in terms of the capabilities of our supply chain and the benefits the Wylfa Newydd project brings to the Island and wider region.”

All of the successful contractors on the framework will take part in a local business event on Anglesey in the autumn to ‘meet the buyer’.

Registration will open this summer on the Isle of Anglesey County Council website.

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