Scottish steel contractor wins London City Airport expansion contract
Structural steel specialists J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd has been named as the steel contractor for the expansion to London City Airport.
The £500 million City Airport Development Programme (CADP) will see the firm fabricate and erect the structural steelwork as well as design all the envelope support steelwork, for the East & West Terminal Extensions, modifications to the Main Terminal Building, as well as the East Pier extension for additional aircraft stands and two new Energy Centres.
This is the third airport expansion in the last 12 months that J & D Pierce has been awarded, which include Gatwick and Lossiemouth.
Derek Pierce, managing director at J & D Pierce, said: “This is a great opportunity, and I’m looking forward to seeing the progress and results of this exciting project. This remarkable expansion which is scheduled to take 12 months will quadruple the size of the airport by extending the Main Terminal and constructing East & West Terminals, as well as the East Pier creating 1,600 permanent jobs and 500 additional construction jobs.”