HS2 Meet the Contractor Day

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Thursday, 10 May, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:30

HS2 Meet the Contractor Day




The Vox Conference Centre
Resorts World, Birmingham B40 1PU
United Kingdom

Construction of the London to Birmingham section of High Speed Two has begun and over the next three years billions of pounds worth of construction works will be tendered to the supply chain. We have appointed three Enabling Works Contractors who are currently looking for suppliers to deliver work in 2018. We have appointed four Main Works Contractors who are currently developing the core railway design and will need to secure their supply chain to start construction in 2019.

You will find a list of the key services the Contractors are looking for on Page 2. If your business has any of the capabilities listed, you are invited to register your interest by Friday 30 March to meet these Contractors on a 1-2-1 basis and help deliver Europe’s largest infrastructure programme.
Deadline to register interest is Friday 30 March 2018.

Who should register their interest to attend?

Micro, small, medium and large companies looking to find out more about the types of work available and how to bid for contracts in the following categories:


  • Drainage (pipes in trenches, inspection chambers, ditches, headwalls, etc.)


  • Bulk Earthworks
  • Ground Anchors
  • Ground Improvement
  • Reinforced Earth
  • Site Clearance – Demolition
  • Site Clearance – Vegetation
  • Treatment of Contaminated Land


  • Ancient Woodland Relocation
  • Ecological Mitigation
  • Ecological Monitoring
  • Ecological Surveys
  • River Diversion Specialists
  • Soft Landscaping / Planting
  • Tree/ Forestry Surveys
  • Tree Surgery
  • Wildlife Habitat Relocation / Creation


  • Environmental Barriers
  • General Fencing
  • Noise Barriers
  • Steel Bridge Parapets

Materials Supply:

  • Aggregates / Imported Fill
  • Brickwork / blockwork
  • Bridge Bearings
  • Builders' Merchants Materials
  • Disposal
  • Ducts, Pipes, etc.
  • Formwork Materials
  • Geotextiles
  • Precast Concrete – Cut & Cover Tunnels
  • Precast Concrete – Drainage
  • Precast Concrete – Kerbs, Paviors, etc.
  • Precast Concrete – Structures, General
  • Ready Mixed Concrete
  • Reinforcing Bars & Mesh
  • Traffic Management Materials

Plant Hire:

  • Excavation Support
  • Mechanised, Operated, Cranes
  • Mechanised, Operated, Other
  • Mechanised, Small Plant
  • Pumps

Plant Supply:

  • Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM)

Preliminaries & Temporary Works:

  • I&M: Network Rail Infrastructure
  • Noise & Vibration Mitigation
  • Scaffolding
  • Site Clearance
  • Site Compound External Works – external lighting
  • Site Compound External Works – accessways, hardstandings, fencing, signage, etc.
  • Site Hoardings
  • Site Offices
  • Site Security – CCTV
  • Site Security – security guards / patrols
  • Temporary Bridges
  • Traffic Management

Roads & Access:

  • Earthworks / drainage/ subbase
  • Kerbing and paviors
  • Road markings & studs
  • Signs
  • Surfacing
  • Whole scope, discreet offline works packages


  • Needles & Sharps collection / disposal
  • Pest Control
  • Rail Logistics
  • Specialist photography


  • Bored Piling
  • Bridge Jacking
  • Bridge Launching
  • Cut & Cover Tunnels
  • Demolition
  • Expansion Joints
  • Formwork / Rebar / Concrete
  • Highways incl. Structures
  • Post Tensioning
  • Precast Beams, parapets, abutments
  • Precast Tunnel Segments
  • Sheet Piling
  • Structural Steelwork
  • Waterproofing

Support for Detailed Design:

  • Archaeological Surveys & Investigations
  • Drone surveys
  • Ground Investigation / Site Investigation
  • Invasive Species Surveys/ Mitigation
  • Surveys: GPR and Intrusive (Trial Holes)
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Traffic Surveys
  • UXO Surveys

Utilities Diversions & Supplies

  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • TBM Power Supplies
  • Telecomms
  • Water Supply

Register your interest:

  • Please follow the link to register your interest between the 12 March and 30 March. This is an invitation only event and places will be confirmed week commencing 16 April.
  • Meetings will be allocated to relevant suppliers on a strictly first come, first served basis. For further information please contact the event team: E: info@hs2supplierevent.co.uk T: 0117 906 4520 

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