The Mersey Gateway Project

The Merseylink Consortium was appointed as the project company for Mersey Gateway in March 2014, having been selected as the preferred bidder in June the previous year.

Its submission was chosen from final tenders submitted by the three shortlisted bidders which were given to the council on 10 April 2013. 

The three shortlisted bidders (in alphabetical order) are listed below.

  • Balfour Beatty, Bouygues Travaux Publics, Egis Projects consortium, comprising equity members Balfour Beatty plc, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Egis Projects,
  • Merseylink consortium, comprising equity members Macquarie Capital Group Limited, Bilfinger Project Investments Europe Limited, Vialia Sociedad Gestora de Concesiones de Infraestructuras S.L. and FCC Construcción S.A.,
  • MGL consortium, comprising equity members BAM Nuttall, Hochtief PPP Solutions GmbH and Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras S.A.

Smaller contracts relating to advance works and other opportunities will be advertised through The Chest – Halton Borough Council’s online procurement portal. You can register on The Chest for free to access tender opportunities for across Halton Borough Council, including Mersey Gateway or add your details to the Mersey Gateway suppliers register.