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"We like working with Peter and his team at AWP as they have experience and capability to provide engineering input on large complex D&B schemes. We particularly value their ability to readily identify engineering issues and come up with alternative practical solutions where necessary. This ability saves us time and money which is why we look forward to working with AWP on Sherford and other schemes in the future."

Jamie RobertsDirectorFred Champion Groundworks Limited



Since forming AWP in 2012, we've been proud to have worked on a number of major new developments in the south west. Following on from our work on the new towns of Poundbury in Dorset and Nansledan in Newquay, both with the Duchy of Cornwall and a consortium of regional housebuilders, we were recently appointed to undertake the detailed infrastructure design of the main street which will form the centre of the new town of Sherford. Sherford is located just to the east of Plymouth and has been planned to eventually include 5,500 new homes and over 80,000 m² employment and retail space.

Following the granting of Reserved Matters consent in July 2015 one of the first tasks for the Sherford Consortium members was the construction of the new main street. We were appointed to undertake the highway design as part of a D&B contract for the contractor Fred Champion Groundworks. Pete and Rodin are leading our team undertaking the infrastructure design.

Construction of the main street is currently progressing well on site.