Heathrow has revealed the shortlist of 18 logistics sites in the running to be used for the construction of its planned runway.
The final four sites will become offsite construction centres. The plan is to construct as much of the expanded airport offsite as possible.
The airport says this will help to make the project more affordable and sustainable – by transporting assembled components in consolidated loads.
The shortlisted sites are:
– Amalga, Iver Hub, South East
– Amalga, Burton Superhub, West Midlands
– Associated British Ports, Port of Cardiff, Wales
– Babcock Marine Rosyth, Rosyth Dockyard, Scotland
– Balfour Beatty, Birch Coppice Industrial Estate, West Midlands
– British Steel, British Steel – Brigg Road, Yorkshire & Humber
– Forth Ports, Forth Ports Rosyth, Scotland
– Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire Logistics Hub, Scotland
– John Graham Construction, Michelin Site, Silverwood Business Park, Northern Ireland
– MJM Marine, Ballykelly, Northern Ireland
– Peter D Stirling, Mossend International Rail freight Park, Scotland
– Mckeating (Energy Coast West Cumbria), Lillyhall Industrial Estate, North West
– Severfield UK, Dalton Airfield Industrial Estate, Yorkshire & Humber
– Tarmac Trading, Westbury Works, South West
– Tarmac Trading, Hindlow Quarry, East Midlands
– Tarmac Trading, Thrislington Works, North East
– TATA Steel UK, TATA Shotton Deeside, Wales
– Wincanton, Greenford, London
Source: Logistics Manager website