18 April 2016
ASF led Consortium Shortlisted for Royal Docks, Albert Island, London
ASF Group Limited (“ASF”) is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted for the next tender stage for the development at Royal Docks, Albert Island, London, UK (“Project”), a multi-billion dollar development initiative.
Following the submission of a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire package by ASF and its strategic partners, China State Construction Engineering Corporation and China Communications (CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co Ltd), the Greater London Authority has advised that the ASF team has been invited to participate in the Invitation to Submit Initial Tenders (ISIT) procurement stage of the Project.
Information about the Project
Albert Island, is a 10ha site located in the Royal Docks, London Borough of Newham, is one of the last remaining sites to be proposed for development in the Royal Docks area, which is a location of strategic priority for the Mayor of London.
The Royal Docks is currently undergoing significant redevelopment with plans for more than 11,000 new homes and 40,000 jobs in the area. Current projects include the Royal Albert Dock, Silvertown Quays and Royal Albert Basin.
Mr. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, said “London’s Royal Docks, historically the throbbing arteries of UK trade and commerce, present a huge opportunity which I’m determined to capitalise on. My vision is to develop a world class international business district, creating local jobs and growth and strengthening trade between east and west.”
The proposed scope of the Project will include new marine facilities, river frontage link between the development and the surrounding communities, and transport links to Gallions Reach and King George V DLR station, refurbishment of Thames House and a small quantum of housing. For further details of the Project, please refer to http://www.albertisland.london/.
The other members of the team include:
- FARRELLS – internationally recognized architect and planners based in London, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
- SAVILLS Plc – the global real estate provider based in London listed on the London Stock Exchange.
- Urban Space Management – a prime mover in the creation of attractive, affordable regeneration initiatives based in UK.