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British Energy awards £350m FM contract to Balfour Beatty

14 December 2007

This seven-year contract has a potential annual value of £50 million per annum for British Energy Generation Limited for the FM of British Energy’s portfolio of eight nuclear power stations and two office complexes across England and Scotland.

Hunterston B Power Station

Balfour Beatty will provide additional support to British Energy in outages, projects and other infrastructure related services.Under the contract, Balfour Beatty will be responsible for providing a range of services to the nuclear power stations at Hunterston B and Torness in Scotland, Heysham 1 and 2 and Hartlepool in the north of England, Sizewell B in East Anglia and Hinkley Point B and Dungeness B in the South. Among the services to be provided are likely to be mechanical and electrical maintenance, industrial, transportation and accommodation services and waste management, cleaning, security and vending.

Commenting on the award, Balfour Beatty Chief Executive, Ian Tyler, said:
“We are delighted to have been chosen to carry out this extremely important work for British Energy, with whom Balfour Beatty has had a positive working relationship for over 30 years. The award recognises the all-round strength of the Balfour Beatty Group and our capability in integrating our specialist skills to meet specific customer need.”

Bill Coley, Chief Executive of British Energy, also commenting today, said:
“British Energy's business strategy includes strategic alliances with quality partners. Balfour Beatty has proven to be a quality supplier, and this contract recognises our confidence in them as an important partner in achieving the long term goals of our company.”

Services will be provided by a Balfour Beatty Group team comprising Haden Building Management, Balfour Kilpatrick and Balfour Beatty Management. This is Important further step in developing the Group’s integrated FM services business following recent acquisition of Covion in October 2007 for £33m.

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