HS2 Phase One environmental statement volume 5: draft code of construction practice

The draft 'Code of construction practice' sets out a series of measures to be applied during construction.


Draft code of construction practice

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This document has been published as part of the HS2 Phase One environmental statement for the route between London and the West Midlands. The environmental statement was produced to accompany the HS2 Phase One hybrid Bill.

The draft ‘Code of construction practice’, contains a series of measures and standards of work to be applied by HS2 Ltd and its contractors throughout the construction period of Phase One of HS2. This will provide a consistent approach to the management of construction activities across local authority boundaries. The draft ‘Code of construction practice’ will evolve and will be amended as necessary following further engagement during the parliamentary process.

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Published 25 November 2013