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Heathrow boss joins Tideway board

13 Jul 17 John Holland-Kaye joined the board of Bazalgette Tunnel Ltd (BTL), the company behind the construction of the £4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel.

John Holland-Kaye
John Holland-Kaye

John Holland-Kaye is the chief executive of Heathrow Airport Holdings. Before joining Heathrow in 2009 was a divisional chief executive at Taylor Wimpey. He joins the BTL board as a non-executive director.

BTL chairman Sir Neville Simms said: "I am delighted to welcome John to the board. His wealth of experience as a client in the infrastructure and construction sectors will be invaluable as we take Tideway forward."

Bazalgette Tunnel Ltd, trading as Tideway, is the company delivering the new 25km ‘supersewer’ below the River Thames.

Main tunnelling began in 2016 and is expected to complete in 2023 at a cost of £4.2bn (2014 prices).

The west section is being built by a JV of BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty. The central section is being built by a joint venture of Ferrovial Agroman and Laing O’Rourke. The east section is being built by Costain/Vinci/Bachy Soletanche JV. Amey is the system integrator, responsible for providing process control and communication equipment and software systems for operation, maintenance and reporting across the Thames Tideway Tunnel system.

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