Work worth £35-80m will be offered under the framework

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WSP has won a role on a four year transport framework worth £35-80m in the Greater Manchester area.

The consultant has been appointed by client Transport for Greater Manchester to lots for transport planning and engineering, commercial strategies and consultation, research and survey activity, biodiversity, landscape management services and specialist rail.

The firm has the chance to work on a number of major schemes in the area, including the extension of Manchester’s Metrolink light rail system.

WSP director Mike Batheram said: “WSP has been the UK market leader in transport planning, environmental planning, public transport advice and transport consultation services for many years now, and we are pleased to add this important framework to our portfolio.

“Our innovative technical solutions and focus on adding value to transport projects and programmes of work has been recognised with these placements, and we look forward to delivering on them to the highest level.”