Birse Civils wins Center Parcs village infrastructure contract

Birse Civils, a Balfour Beatty company, has been awarded a £26m contract by Center Parcs to provide all the roads and technical infrastructure for its fifth holiday village in the UK.

The contract at Woburn in Bedfordshire involves major infrastructure works within a forest habitat and includes the delivery of a new environmentally friendly energy centre using innovative modular construction techniques to minimise the environmental impact of the work.

The works also include construction of all lakes, roads, footpaths, boardwalks, car and cycle parks, lodge platforms, retaining structures, a district heating system, drainage and street lighting.

Birse Civils will also carry out all utilities distribution, bulk earthworks and attendance on statutory undertakers as well as managing site logistics for the entire construction project, interfacing with the other contractors constructing the centre buildings, lodges and ancillary buildings.