Structural steel specialists, J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd has been named as the steel contractor for the expansion to London City Airport, known as the City Airport Development Programme (CADP).
The £500m development programme to London’s most central airport will see J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd fabricate and erect the structural steelwork as well as design all the envelope support steelwork, for the East & West Terminal Extensions, modifications to the Main Terminal Building, as well as the East Pier extension for additional aircraft stands and two new Energy Centres.
J & D Pierce (Contracts) Ltd are delighted to join the delivery team for this international game-changing development, bringing on-board both their expertise and experience in airport expansion projects. This is the third airport expansion in the last 12 months that J & D Pierce have been awarded, which include Gatwick and Lossiemouth.
“This is a great opportunity, and I’m looking forward to seeing the progress and results of this exciting project.” Derek Pierce, Managing Director at J & D Pierce.
This remarkable expansion which is scheduled to take 12 months will quadruple the size of the airport by extending the Main Terminal and constructing East & West Terminals, as well as the East Pier creating 1,600 permanent jobs and 500 additional construction jobs.