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East of England

HS2 is already providing huge opportunities for people and businesses across the East of England.

Case Study

East of England

We’ve engaged with 355 businesses of which 150 have delivered work on HS2.

Involving businesses of all sizes *

  • 75 Micro sized businesses, employing
    1-10 employees
  • 61 Small sized businesses, employing
    11-49 employees
  • 94 Medium sized businesses, employing
    51-249 employees
  • 108 Large sized businesses, employing
    250+ employees

* Excludes businesses who have not supplied company size data

Mott MacDonald creates over 300 number jobs and apprenticeships around the UK

As a result of its contract through Balfour Beatty Vinci (BBV) on Phase One of HS2, Mott MacDonald has already created 300 jobs, set to double in 2019, with 35% of these jobs going to graduates.

Mott Macdonald is working with BBV on the HS2 scheme design to plan for the construction of HS2 on the West Midlands section of the route. So far 25 apprentices are working as part of the current workforce of 300, getting on the job training to enhance their future career opportunities.

As well as winning work on the Phase One route between Birmingham and London from BBV, the company has also won work direct from HS2 Ltd, creating more jobs directly and through their supply chain.