Exclusive: Vinci in race with Balfour Beatty and Mace for job to build a new baggage facility and a replacement for Pier 1
Vinci has edged ahead of rivals Balfour Beatty and Mace in the race for the £100m job to build a new baggage facility and a replacement for Pier 1 at Gatwick airport.
Building understands the three contractors are vying for the £100m contract, with Vinci currently favourite to land the job, which is part of the airport’s £1.2bn capital investment programme.
The job involves the construction of a new baggage facility at Gatwick South Terminal, as well as new aircraft stands and pier facilities to replace the existing Pier 1, the building that connects the terminal to aircraft, which is the oldest pier at the airport.
It is expected that the contract will be awarded next month.
Earlier this month Morgan Sindall won the £16.75m South Terminal Airside Development contract, which involves undertaking refurbishment work on parts of the South terminal as well as preparing Gatwick’s facilities for the demolition and rebuild of the new Pier 1.