Mace has been awarded the project management contract for transformation work of the Olympic Park by the Olympic Park Legacy Company.
Mace will initially manage two contractors to be appointed by Christmas for the north and south Park, plus existing conversion contracts such as the Aquatics Centre.
Seven contracting firms have been shortlisted for these contracting jobs.
The shortlist for the south park is: Balfour Beatty Group; Bam Nuttall; Lend Lease Construction; VolkerFitzpatrick and Skanska Construction UK.
The shortlist for the north park is: Balfour Beatty Group; Bam Nuttall; Carillion Construction; Lend Lease Construction and Skanska Construction UK.
Olympic Park Legacy Company executive director of infrastructure Colin Naish said: “By taking on the transformation work, the Olympic Park Legacy Company can be more efficient and effective in our plans to re-open the Park after the Games and, by working closely with Mace, ensure the transformation works support our long term vision of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.”
Mace deputy chief executive Mark Reynolds said: “We are thrilled to be one of the few companies to have been involved with the regeneration of the Olympic Park from inception, with the original master-planning, through delivery of London 2012 Olympic and Paralypmic Games with CLM and now onto delivering the legacy.”