Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) have been awarded HS2 main works civils contracts, lots N1 and N2.

We are looking to engage with the supply chain whom provide Deep Drainage/ Micro Tunnelling works.

This package of works includes two pipeline runs to be installed. The two pipes are different in diameter, one being 600mm & the other is a 1500 mm.

The length of 1500 mm pipe featured is approximately 1190 metres. The peak depth of the install features at 11.90 metres BGL.

A 600 mm pipe is also featured and this will also convey waters between the Marston Lane inlet, to an outlet planned at the rear of the Kingsbury Compound settlement pond.

Full details and specifications will be provided to the successfully shortlisted suppliers. Suppliers should be aware of the scale of this project and should assess their internal capabilities to be able to carry out the intended scope of works, prior to completing this expression of interest (EOI).
When selecting a supplier BBV look for alignment of values, behaviors and cultures, between ourselves and our supply chain. BBV and HS2 have aligned their values to the following:
* Integrity
* Leadership
* Respect
* Safety

In order to achieve a successful project outcome we have published a manifesto of our guiding principles, which include:
* Making HS2 affordable
* Delivering on promises
* We build with people in mind
* Delivering more than a railway
* Achieving more together
* Creative and challenging

Successfully shortlisted supplier’s will be those with verifiable experience, and the appropriate capacity ,resources and technical ability to deliver the scope of works. Supplier’s may then be invited to the project, to formally demonstrate their experience and capabilities. As an alternative phone/webinar interviews may be conducted.

On selection, shortlisted supplier’s will be issued with a formal pre-qualification and/or Invitation to Tender (ITT) to demonstrate their ability to work with these values and behaviors in mind, whilst proving their demonstration of capabilities and competence.

BBV is a joint venture between Balfour Beatty Group and VINCI Group. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical Infrastructure and Highways Projects, such as the channel tunnel, crossrail, M4/M5/M6 Smart Motorway projects and HS2 main works civil contract for the north.

More about BBV:
* VINCI is the largest contractor in the world
* Balfour Beatty is the largest contractor in the UK
* BBV have been working together for the past 30 years, their first project being the channel tunnel.

For more information please visit our website www.balfourbeattyvinci.co.uk