HS2 Ltd, working with the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England, have agreed with Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey for reburials as a result of excavations at St James's Gardens to take place there.
HS2 has passed another major milestone at the high speed rail project’s first tunnel site, with the completion of structural work on the temporary pre-cast factory which will produce wall sections for the 10 mile long Chiltern tunnels.
As part of HS2's plans to reduce its carbon footprint, a new carbon and cost estimating solution powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being trialled on a number of HS2 sites managed by the Skanska Costain STRABAG joint venture.
HS2's historic environment team and contractors will be taking part in the Heritage Open Day festival delivering ten webinars in which archaeological discoveries from near where the new track will be built are to be revealed.
Today saw the first rail freight delivery of aggregate arrive at HS2's Washwood Heath site in Birmingham, signalling the start of HS2's major programme to take up to 1.5 million lorries off the roads to cut carbon emissions.
Three Rivers District Council has granted planning permission for a new landscaped play area for Maple Cross JMI school in Maple Cross near Rickmansworth, bringing a request to HS2 from a local pupil to life.
HS2 has revealed the design for the Amersham vent shaft headhouse – one of five structures that will be built to provide ventilation and emergency access to the high-speed rail line’s 10 mile-long Chiltern tunnel.
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