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National Grid signs up WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff to £10m FEED framework

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by National Grid on a four-year Front End Engineering Design (FEED) framework to provide power transmission services on a range of energy projects across England and Wales. The framework is part of National Grid’s £7bn investment plan from now until 2021 to upgrade and develop the UK's electricity networks. 

The professional services consultancy has been assigned to lot 2 of the FEED framework, which covers civil works for the underground cable system, substations, integrated substation security, tunnels and design assurance. This framework could be worth up to £10m over four years with appointed firms competing for work on a mini-tender basis.

Director of transmission at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Javid Khaliq, said: “The award represents our continued commitment to the UK transmission sector and to National Grid’s plans to upgrade and develop its electricity networks. It’s testament to our combined energy, highways and bridges, and environment offering and we look forward to working with National Grid to develop its future transmission network.”

This latest ward for WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff adds to the firm's portfolio of work in the UK's energy sector, which has included consultancy services on Europe’s largest liquefied natural gas terminal, the Beauly-Denny Overhead Transmission Line, the £1.5bn Galloper Offshore Wind Farm and the Watt Power’s stations in Suffolk and Wales.