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Skanska are working in partnership with client, National Grid to undertake the replacement of 3200km gas mains across North London.
Market segment: Oil & gas
National Joint Utility Group Sustainability Award 2010
RoSPA 2010 Gold Medal Award
HSC09 Award 2009
CEEQUAL 2011 Award
The North London Gas Alliance (NLGA) is a gas mains replacement project that has used several innovative techniques to minimise environmental impacts and employed comprehensive stakeholder relations measures to reduce social disturbance.
Click here to view the sustainability case study
Developing the projectSkanska is undertaking the management, planning, design, construction and replacement of around 400 kilometres of gas-distribution mains per annum in and around the North London area. Key activities:
Constructing the projectThrough the North London Gas Alliance, we are at the forefront of a revolutionary new way of working . The work forms part of National Grid's essential national mains replacement programme as developed in conjunction with the HSE and will ensure the continued safety and reliability of the gas supply network across the country. This partnership approach looks to improve the coordination of essential gas engineering works and other utilities, with a focus on replacing gas mains in a concentrated area in order to reduce long-term disruption. It also aims to develop a robust programme for enhanced communications with local authorities and the general public.