HS2 Ltd’s third annual ‘Meet the Contractor’ event takes place between 23rd-26th November, and, for the first time ever, will be an entirely online.
Potential suppliers will have the opportunity to learn about the HS2 project and how to get involved. As part of the event 1,100 15-minute one-to-one meetings will be available, for potential suppliers to discuss upcoming contract opportunities with the companies awarding them.
Construction of Phase One of Britain’s new high speed railway between the West Midlands and London was officially started by the Prime Minister in September. Extending over 140 miles, the line will include over 50 viaducts, 110 embankments, 150 bridges and 32 miles of tunnels; billions of pounds worth of contracts
At peak construction HS2 will support over 30,000 jobs with many thousands more throughout the supply chain. To design and build HS2 a huge range of works, goods and services from businesses of all sizes are required. Over the next two years there will be contracts requiring many different disciplines from water and drainage systems to habitat creation and site catering as well as traditional construction and engineering contracts.
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The four-day event will begin with three days of webinar sessions including updates on the HS2 programme, presentations by HS2 contractors and webinars showcasing great work taking place across the project. The final day will offer potential contractors the opportunity to find out how to get involved via more than 1,000 15 minute 1-to-1 meetings with HS2’s four Main Works Civil Contractors and the two Stations Construction Partners.
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