Balfour Beatty lands £188m Heathrow contract

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Infrastructure company Balfour Beatty has won a £188m contract to deliver infrastructure works for Heathrow Airport Limited.

The company will work with Heathrow over the next three years to maintain and upgrade terminals 1, 2 and 4. The deal announced today is the first of four new-style framework contracts that have been awarded by Heathrow as part of a £1.5bn investment package.

Balfour Beatty act as programme manager and contractor at different stages in the lifecycle of the framework. Projects will include structural improvements, as well as replacements of escalators and passenger conveyors. The individual projects in the framework are worth between £500,000 and £70m.

"We have worked in partnership with Heathrow for fifteen years and we will continue to bring our leading capabilities in areas such as Building Information Modelling and safety to our work at Terminals 1, 2 and 4; and play our part in helping Heathrow maintain its position as a leading travel hub", said Steve Marshall, executive chairman.