Heathrow’s network of regional logistics hubs is likely to consist of mixed-use sites for construction, which will change throughout the process of the airport’s expansion.
Emma-Jane Haughton, Heathrow's commercial delivery director said: “The hubs will be mixed-use and flexible over the duration of the construction programme. We will talk to the experts in the market to see how we best use them and they will likely change over time.”
A detailed procurement strategy will be finalised in March 2020, with bidding to follow afterwards. However, legal proceedings against the decision to allow construction of the airport’s new runway to go ahead are due to start in late October.
The Court of Appeal will hear challenges to a decision not to allow judicial review of the government's decision to green-light the project, from those behind a rival plan for expanding the airport, councils and environmental groups against the plan.
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