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Weston Williamson lands Crossrail 2 design role

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Weston Williamson has been selected to work on design development for Crossrail 2 following a competitive tendering process

The transport specialist is so far the only architect recruited by Transport for London to work on the £27.5 billion railway line.

Connecting North East and South West London, Crossrail 2 will feature 13 new underground stations and two new overground stations along its 36 km route.

Weston Williamson will work with Arcadis Hyder on the planning, design and locations of the new train stations.

The firm will also work with Aecom on townscape and urban design for the gargantuan scheme which is being jointly developed by TfL and Network Rail.

Crossrail 2 consultants

Engineering/technical aspects

  • Arcadis Hyder (in partnership with Weston Williamson, Vinci Construction, Interfleet and First Class Partnerships and Dr Sauer & Partners)

Srategic modelling, route development; planning, appraisal and evaluation

  • CH2M Hill / Atkins (CAST)

Environment and sustainability

  • Mott MacDonald, Temple Group, ERM and WSP (MTEW)

Town planning, economic development, socio-economic and urban design

  • Aecom, Weston Williamson, AHR and Turkington Martin

Mayor of London Boris Johnson, said: ‘There is now real momentum behind Crossrail 2 and a growing sense that we can get it off the drawing board.

‘We are seeing strong recognition from the business community that this project could have major benefits for London, helping to boost rail capacity and the creation of new jobs and homes in the capital and beyond.’

London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine said: ‘Crossrail 2 will be a game changer that will bring huge benefits to London, the south east and the UK. It will provide new homes and jobs across the region, and improve the quality of life for people travelling in and around London.’

Tony Meadows Associates, Weston Willamson and Wilkinson Eyre were appointed to work with Mott MacDonald on Crossrail 2’s feasibility stage which started in 2012.

As part of the feasibility study Tony Meadows Associates completed concept designs for fifteen stations and the firm has been retained to advise on the project.

The latest roles were tendered through TfL’s engineering and project management framework.





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