Mott MacDonald appointed to transport infrastructure framework


Mott MacDonald has been appointed to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) STARThree Framework, securing a host of consultancy service packages.  

Credit: Mott MacDonald.

The framework, valued at £600 million, brings in suppliers who can provide DfT with specialist technical and commercial advice for rail and other transport schemes. 

Mott MacDonald will partner with engineering company, Arcadis, and the Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS), having each individually supported DfT over the past four years via the STARTwo Framework. 

Mace was also recently appointed to the STARThree Framework. 

The new four-year framework will include the following range of services: 

  • Transport planning and strategy  
  • Transport operations advice  
  • Commercial advice   
  • Transport infrastructure advice  
  • Transport programme advice  

“It’s more important than ever that we plan and invest in the right type of transport infrastructure and services to keep the UK on the move,” said Damian Price, Mott MacDonald’s global practice leader for transport planning. “This framework award recognises the broad experience, expertise and strategic skills our partnership brings to this space, and we look forward to working with Arcadis, CPCS and the Department for Transport to help continue shaping the future of UK transport.” 

Steve Cooper, senior technical director and STAR framework lead at Arcadis, added: “The quality of our people across all three companies combined with our inclusive approach to building collaborative relationships, will support the [DfT] in addressing strategic challenges to improve connectivity, grow the economy, tackle climate change and enable social value.” 

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