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The Thames Tideway Tunnel is a large infrastructure project by Thames Water. It is intended to improve the capacity of London’s sewerage system and reduce the number sewage overflows into the River Thames. The largest component is a tunnel underneath the Thames, running from west to east London. It is the biggest scheme delivered by a sewerage company since privatisation.
Our role in the project is to:
- ensure the cost of the ‘Thames Tideway’ scheme is no more than it has to be and that Thames Water’s customers receive the best value for money possible
- use lessons learned from this to develop future regulation and financing approaches for largescale infrastructure projects
We will feed into the consultations and decisions by the UK Government, Thames Water and others.