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Advanced celebrates 20th anniversary with installation of its 100th panel on London Underground

The 100th fire alarm control panel, from global leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of intelligent fire systems, Advanced, has been installed on the London Underground. The UK-based manufacturer is celebrating its 20th year in business with more than ...

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Advanced panels protect flagship Crossrail station

Travellers passing through the flagship Tottenham Court Road Station on London’s Northern Line and the new £14.8 billion Crossrail network, set to open in 2018, will be protected by intelligent fire systems from Advanced. The combined Crossrail and London Underground ...

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London Underground extends FM deal with Interserve

London Underground has awarded a two-year contract extension to international support services and construction group, Interserve, to continue its delivery of facilities services across 12 depots and 168 stations. The contract which commenced in 2010, includes specialist cleaning of stations and ...

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Protecting London Underground assets long-term: Gutterline

Thousands of metres of gutters across London Underground’s property portfolio are quite literally being given a new lease of life, in a long-term asset management programme involving the installation of Plygene Gutterline gutterlining. Undertaken by Lanes Rail, part of the ...

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Costain Skanska JV wins £40m Bakerloo line link

Costain Skanska Joint Venture has been confirmed by London Underground (LU) as the contractor chosen to design and build the Paddington link tunnel, which will link the new Crossrail station and the Bakerloo line platforms. The contract to build the ...

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Lanes Group chosen for groundbreaking £330m Tube programme

Lanes named as specialist contractor for £330m Tube upgrade Lanes Group has been selected as part of an innovative and collaborative station stabilisation programme that will see £330m spent on modernising 70 London Underground stations over the next seven years. ...

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London Underground names contractors for £330m tube upgrade

Over 20 contractors and three multi-discipline design firms have been selected for a £330m contract to modernise 70 London Underground (LU) stations, including Embankment, Paddington, Earls Court, South Kensington and Charing Cross. The aim is to modernise and maintain the 70 ...

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Lanes expands service contract with London Underground

Drainage specialist Lanes Group has scooped a new, three-year maintenance contract with London Underground. Following a competitive tender, London Underground (LU) awarded Lane’s rail division with the reactive and planned maintenance contracts for its network of bridges and structures, as ...

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New security solution to ‘mind the gap’ for London Underground

London Underground has awarded a contract to design, supply and install a centrally controlled, electronic security system at a number of sites across the capital. The security solution from Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) includes cameras, video analytics and a perimeter intruder detection ...

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It’s not all ‘Pat on the back’ time for Games accessibility

London has used the 2012 Games not only to set new standards in the design of sporting venues to help deliver the best Paralympic Games ever but also as a springboard for transforming the UK capital into one of the most accessible cities on earth the Mayor of London Boris Johnson said yesterday. However, it's not all pat on the back time for the Olympic Delivery Authority...

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