Jacobs Secures Contract With Gatwick Airport

Jacobs Secures Architecture and Civil Engineering-led Design Frameworks with Gatwick Airport

Jacobs Secures Architecture and Civil Engineering-led Design Frameworks with Gatwick Airport

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PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it won two framework contracts from Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL) to provide architecture- and civil engineering-led design services at Gatwick Airport until 2013, with an option to extend for a further year.

Officials did not disclose the contract value.

As part of the civil engineering framework, Jacobs is to provide multi-disciplinary design services, including airport master planning, civil engineering (including aircraft pavement, utilities design and highways paving), architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, structural engineering, building drainage, airside planning and design, fire and life safety engineering, baggage handling systems, aeronautical ground lighting, building management systems, land surveys, security systems, construction support and commissioning.  

Jacobs' role within the architecture framework will be to provide prime designer services including architecture, structural engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, retail planning and design, fire and life safety engineering, baggage handling systems and specialist systems.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Allyn Taylor stated, "We are delighted to have been the only company to be selected for both architect- and civil engineering-led framework contracts, which build on our recent experience at Gatwick Airport. We look forward to supporting Gatwick Airport Limited in achieving its objective of developing Gatwick into London's airport of choice."  

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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