Examples of supply chain opportunities that may arise from HS2


Soft Landscaping / Planting

Tree/ Forestry Surveys

Tree Surgery

Wildlife Habitat Relocation / Creation

Ecological Surveys

Ecological Monitoring

Ecological Mitigation

Ancient Woodland Relocation

River Diversion Specialists

Utilities Diversions & Supplies

Utilities Design

Water Supply




TBM Power Supplies

Preliminaries & Temporary Works

Site Offices

Site Compound External Works - access ways, hardstanding, fencing, signage, etc.

Site Hoardings

Site Compound External Works - external lighting

Site Security - CCTV

Site Security - security guards / patrols


Temporary Bridges

Traffic Management

Site Clearance

Noise & Vibration Mitigation

Instrumentation & Monitoring: Network Rail Infrastructure

Support for Detailed Design

Ground Investigation / Site Investigation

Surveys: GPR and Intrusive (Trial Holes)

Topographical Surveys

Traffic Surveys

Archaeological Surveys & Investigations

UXO Surveys

Invasive Species Surveys/ Mitigation

Drone Surveys

Labour and Staff

Plant Hire

Plant - Mechanised, Operated, Cranes

Plant - Mechanised, Operated, Other

Plant - Mechanised, Small Plant

Plant - Pumps

Plant - Excavation Support

Plant – Other

Plant Acquisition

Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM)


Aggregates / Imported Fill

Ready Mixed Concrete



Precast Concrete - Cut & Cover Tunnels

Precast Concrete - Structures, General

Precast Concrete - Drainage

Precast Concrete - Kerbs, Paviors, etc.

Ducts, Pipes, etc.

Brickwork / blockwork

Bridge Bearings

Formwork Materials

Reinforcing Bars & Mesh

Builders' Merchants Materials

Traffic Management Materials


Needles & Sharps

Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Pest Control

Specialist photography

Rail Logistics