Circle K Motorway Service Areas PPP – Gorey Motorway Service Area Opening
Justin Norman, Managing Director, Atkins and Kevin Holland, Associate Director, Atkins were delighted to attend official opening of the Circle K Motorway Service Area on the M11 near Gorey, Co. Wexford on Thursday 28th March. The project is the first of three service areas to be delivered under the Tranche 2 Motorway Services Area (MSA) PPP Contract. This state-of-the-art, 24 hour, facility in Gorey is the largest Circle K site in the world and has generated 40 new jobs for the local area. The location of the site is of significant strategic importance to both Circle K and the M11/N11 commuter belt and is expected to cater for thousands of Irish commuters.
Circle K were successfully awarded the PPP Contract by TII to Design, Build, Finance, Maintain and Operate three new online Motorway Service Areas for the duration of the 25 Year Contract. The Contract includes the fit out and upgrade of the facility on the M11 near Gorey and the construction of two new facilities on the M6 near Athlone and on the M9 near Kilcullen. Atkins is providing Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering and Environmental services for Circle K in the delivery of the Tranche 2 MSA Contract.