Contractor FM Conway has been awarded a new eight-year London Highway Maintenance and Projects Framework with Transport for London (TfL). The contract will run for eight years with an option to extend for a further four years to 2032. The package will see FM Conway act as both Principal Contractor and Principal Designer.
The new HMF contract replaces the London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC) and will see FM Conway deliver a complete range of highway services including safety inspections, reactive maintenance and planned works, including minor capital schemes.
FM Conway has a longstanding relationship with TfL having previously worked on LoHAC for the North-West region. Throughout the term of LoHAC FM Conway demonstrated a proven capability to support TfL in maintaining a safe and functional highway network, while importantly minimising disruption to road users and communities across the capital.
This new contract will see FM Conway support TfL in its drive for ‘healthy streets’, including a reduction in carbon and improved air quality. The business is already demonstrating its commitment to carbon neutrality through a range of initiatives such as ‘low carbon sites’, electric plant and vehicles, electric cargo bikes and low carbon asphalt solutions.
“Our experience on the TfL network coupled with our strong collaborations in the South provide great foundations as we embark on this new contract with TfL and we now look forward to demonstrating our proven track record in delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions.”
Glynn Barton, TfL’s Director of Network Management, said: “Our network of red routes are the arteries of London’s road network and play a vital role in helping people get around the capital safely, whether they are walking, cycling, getting the bus or driving. These new maintenance and small projects frameworks will help us to keep these roads safe and well maintained for years to come as we work to cut road danger and congestion and make London one of the best cities for walking and cycling.”