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Balfour Beatty in joint venture for Thames Tideway Tunnel

27 February 2015

Balfour Beatty in a joint venture with BAM Nuttall Ltd and Morgan Sindall Plc has been chosen as the preferred main works tenderers for a section of the new Thames Tideway Tunnel.

The tunnel will be the biggest infrastructure project ever under taken by the UK water industry and will ensure London’s sewerage system is ‘fit for purpose’ by preventing millions of tonnes of sewage pollution from being discharged into the tidal River Thames every year.

Final contracts are expected to be awarded this summer.

Thames Tideway Tunnel has prepared a more detailed announcement on their website, which you can view here.

Analyst/investor enquiries:

Anoop Kang
Tel. +44 (0)20 7216 6913
anoop.kang@balfourbeatty.com

Media enquiries:

Dominic Cheetham
Tel. +44 (0)20 7963 4258
dominic.cheetham@balfourbeatty.com

Notes to editors:

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group.

With 36,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth.

We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.

Our main geographies are the UK, US, Middle East and South East Asia. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the world’s biggest shopping mall in Dubai, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.