LONDON, June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Waterman Group is delighted to announce the appointment of the Merseytravel Consultancy Services Framework. Merseytravel is the Executive body that provides professional, strategic and operational transport advice to the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to enable it to make informed decisions. The Combined Authority's six local authorities have come together to drive a shared agenda which delivers transport projects that supports the economic growth of the thriving Liverpool City Region.
The four year framework will see Waterman provide multidisciplinary engineering consultancy services, which emphasises on an increased scope to cover expertise across rail, civil & structural, transport, highways infrastructure and business case development for bus stations, tunnels, ferry terminals, public attractions, engineering workshops, bus, rail, park and ride facilities. In addition, the framework can also be used by the constituent councils of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Antoni Nowakowski, Waterman's framework manager commented, "We have been working with Merseytravel for many years and we are delighted about the continued opportunity with an increased scope of services under the new framework. Securing a place on this prestigious framework is an important step for us in our long term strategy to establish a strong presence in the region."
Waterman's broad portfolio encompasses some of the most significant regeneration projects in the UK, including Battersea Power station and Brent Cross in London. This latest appointment follows on from a number of recent successful frameworks, of which two significant long-term framework extensions with the London Borough of Bexley and the Midlands Highways Agency.
About Waterman Group
Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952 and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1988, Waterman has grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Europe and Australia. Waterman works with government agencies, local authorities, government-regulated industries and private sector clients to provide innovative, sustainable and economic solutions across a wide spectrum of business activities. The firm has extensive experience in property and buildings, environmental consultancy, power and energy, municipal engineering, highways and rail infrastructure, urban and regional planning. Award winning teams provide professional services throughout the complete life cycle of the asset starting from initial surveys and concept planning, through to design, delivery, project management, supervision and on-going maintenance. See more information on http://www.watermangroup.com
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