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Tunnel Contract Award

18 October 2010

Costain announces that it has been awarded a contract from National Grid for its London Cable Replacement Tunnel.

The contract is worth approximately £200 million and forms part of National Grid's investment plans in the capital to ensure a continued safe and reliable electricity transmission network.

The contract is to build a new high voltage electricity cable tunnel between Hackney and Willesden (via Kensal Green) and Kensal Green and Wimbledon. The tunnel is a total of 33km long.

Works will start later this year, with the tunnelling being completed by end of 2014 and with all associated works completed in November 2018.

 

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