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HS2 Ventilation Shafts and Head Houses, United Kingdom, National (uk/65)

HS2 Ventilation Shafts and Head Houses

A contract to provide construction services for the first two ventilation shafts and head houses on HS2’s first two giant tunnel drives at Chalfont St Peter and Chalfont St Giles, on behalf of the Align Joint Venture that is delivering the Central 1 portion of HS2 Phase 1, has been awarded by the Keltbray from Esher(UK).

The shafts will provide ventilation and emergency access to the ten-mile-long tunnels Align is digging under the Chiltern Hills. The scope of services Keltbray will provide include reinforced concrete works at the base of the shafts, to create a collar structure to enable the TBMs to pass through the base of the shaft; internal shaft construction works to build slip-formed concrete cores and lining walls; excavation and substructure construction of Head House buildings.

The related tender documents are attached here.

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