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SCAPE, Perfect Circle and Stantec awarded bridge maintenance contract

Perfect Circle awarded Reading Council bridge contract


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SCAPE, Perfect Circle and Stantec will be jointly supporting Reading Borough Council in managing and maintaining its bridges and highway structures.

Stantec, a global leader in in sustainable engineering and design services, was awarded the contract through Perfect Circle, a partner on SCAPE’s Consultancy Framework. The contract, won after a fair and competitive bidding process, covers over 200 structures including 90 bridges around Reading.

Protecting local heritage

Many of the bridges are iconic and historic, such as Christchurch Bridge, which Stantec designed and helped to build. This was the first bridge in Reading to be built over the Thames in nearly 100 years.

We are delighted that this programme of essential maintenance is being accelerated through SCAPE. This long-term investment will help Reading Borough Council to maximise the lifespan of its bridges and highways; creating an efficient and optimised transport system.

Mark Robinson, Group Chief Executive at SCAPE

Added value for the community

Over the next six years, Stantec with the support of SCAPE and Perfect Circle, will be managing, monitoring and maintaining all bridges and highway structures within Reading Borough Council’s administrative boundary.

This will include conducting inspections and identifying any defects or remedial work needed.

Reading Borough Council can be reassured that its crucial infrastructure will be maintained to the highest of standards and will leave a lasting legacy to the community.

Victoria Brambini, managing director at Perfect Circle

Our work will mean the council will continue to have an efficient and effective maintenance programme for all this vital infrastructure across the region. Our appointment is another fantastic example of how Perfect Circle and the SCAPE Consultancy framework is adding value for local authorities and communities.”

Peter Chong, Director of Bridges and Rail Infrastructure at Stantec

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