Charles Brand has recently secured a £9.5m contract for Thames-based trade enabler, DP World London Gateway - a state-of-the-art deep-sea port and rail terminal on the same site as an expansive land bank for the flexible and fast development of logistics facilities and warehouses. Charles Brand will design and construct a new Empty Container (MT) Yard on the port, providing 15 acres of new empty container stacking area. The project comprises of 80,000m3 of bulk excavation and a heavy-duty pavement comprising of cement bound macadam with surface finishes of grouted macadam and block paving and will be delivered in two phases.
Charles Brand Managing Director, Niall McGill explained, “We’re delighted to announce this contract award for our new client, DP World London Gateway. This strategically important scheme will bring long term benefits to the smart trade hub and the wider region. Charles Brand have a legacy of delivering large civil engineering and marine projects so we believe we’re well placed to deliver this scheme to the highest industry standards”.