The consultancy won the ‘Building’ award for its work on the Edinburgh Gateway station as well as the ‘Infrastructure’ Award for its involvement in the M8 M73 M74 motorway improvements at the annual Institution of Civil Engineering Awards run in partnership with the Saltire Society.
Mouchel, which became WSP in July following its acquisition in October 2016, was initially appointed in 2003 in a joint venture with Fairhust to work on one of Scotland's largest infrastructure projects to complete the "missing link" in the Central Scotland Motorway Network.
Alongside Fairhurst, Mouchel supported the design of all the major elements of the M8 motorway, the M73 and M74 improvements and the Raith Junction.
Mark Naysmith, WSP UK CEO, said: “Winning both of these awards is a fantastic achievement for our business in Scotland.
“We were delighted to win the infrastructure award for Mouchel’s work on the M8 M73 M74 motorway improvements as the team has worked very hard for the past 14 years on this project so it’s great see that they have been recognised for this
“The award for our work on the Edinburgh Gateway station is also a superb accolade and a great acknowledgement of the multidiscipline team effort which helped to deliver the project on time and on budget.”
WSP which has three offices in Scotland was the lead designer on the Edinburgh Gateway station which offers rail passengers from Fife and further North the option to transfer directly on to the tram to Edinburgh Airport.
The consultancy which provided multidiscipline services including mechanical, electrical, public health, and communications designs as well as civil and structural design expertise, worked alongside Balfour Beatty and IDP Architects on the station which opened last year.
Projects also recently undertaken by WSP in Scotland include the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, Dumfries and Galloway Hospital and Glasgow 2014 Athlete’s village in Dalmarnock.
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