Contractors World UK & Ireland Vol 4 No 2 - page 34

Turning a
Dream into a
No one questions the ability of British contractors to build the
proposed Thames Estuary Airport. After the Olympic 2012 Games
build success, the industry has shown that major schemes can be
delivered on time and within budget.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has proposed a new airport in the
Thames Estuary. Lord Foster, leading
world architect, has also proposed an
alternative but similar hub.
Apart from the will, the remaining
question is “How to finance it?”
By David Rose, CEO,
Equility Capital Ltd
“…major project finance
has increasingly come
from the non-bank
finance sector…”
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