VolkerFitzpatrick slides in to tackle first major work on Chelsea stadium job

Herzog & de Meuron Chelsea

Next work up for grabs is deal to tear down current ground

VolkerFitzpatrick is understood to have picked up the first major package of works on the £1bn redevelopment of Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge ground.

The firm is preferred contractor for the enabling works contract which is centred on rail works and carries a pricetag of around £95m.

Building understands the firm, which is part of the larger Dutch-based VolkerWessels group, beat Keltbray and Bam Nuttall to the deal.

It will include piling and diversion works and will see decking platforms built over the District line to the north west of the stadium and a mainline railway used by Southern trains to the east.

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