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Darwin Green

  • Contract Type Bespoke Client Contract
  • Client Barratt David Wilson Cambridgeshire
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed as the Principal Contractor for this project in September 2017.
  • Start/End Dates September 2017 – November 2018
  • Contract Value £12 Million
  • Considerate Constructors Scheme This project was registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme and was audited twice during construction. The project was awarded a Runner Up prize in the CCS Hoarding competition in 2018. This initiative was undertaken in conjunction with a local primary school, where the pupils designed murals for the site entrance.


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The Darwin Green project involves the construction of the infrastructural network for a new housing development in Cambridge, England.


Key Features

  • The works for the infrastructure contract includes, but is not limited to the following:
  • 268,000m³ Earthworks & Engineered Development Platforms
  • 13.2km Foul and surface water drainage (S104 & S185)
  • SUDS assets & 56 No. Gabion Headwalls
  • 7.5km Roads and 2.3km Footways (S38 & S278)
  • Street Lighting & Pedestrian Controlled Crossings
  • 700m Public Right of Way surfacing upgrades
  • Co-ordination of Water, Gas, Telecoms and HV/LV Electric installation including Dual Intake Substation.
  • 1.1km ducting for undergrounding of 33kV overhead powerlines for UKPN
  • Invasive species management/disposal, 3600m³ of managed soil
  • Management of interfaces with other contractors on site for plot builds & utility installation.