Nuclear case study: HOST
Winning a £150m contract with Hinkley Point C
HOST, a Somerset consortium of four companies was awarded the Team Service Contract to manage the worker accommodation campuses for Hinkley Point C (HPC); a contract value of circa £150 million.
With more than 60 years international and domestic and leisure experience, HOST was created to bring together the most qualified local key partners with specific skills to deliver the ideal accommodation for on-site contractors, professionally serviced by local companies.
The joint venture will run the Hinkley Point C campuses – located in Bridgwater and at the construction site – which comprise of 1,500 beds, plus catering, leisure and retail facilities. HOST will employ a workforce of around 340 full time equivalent staff, the majority of whom will be recruited locally.
Clarke Willmott’s pivotal role
Kevin McCarthy, Chairman of Host 2 Ltd said “HOST is on an amazing collaborative journey, being awarded the prestigious contract to operate the 1,500 unit campus accommodation sites offering high standard accommodation over the next eight years, supporting the construction of Hinkley Point C. We could not have done it without the expertise, professionalism, patience and enthusiasm of key partners along with invaluable support of the Hinkley Supply Chain led by Somerset Chamber of Commerce. Our aim is to provide a great experience for workers and build a long-term hospitality skills legacy for Somerset and beyond.”
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Images of Hinkley Point C courtesy of EDF Energy.