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Goodwater named as the Water Treatment Specialist for Aspire Defence Capital Works

01 February 2011

We are proud to announce that Goodwater Ltd was named in November 2010 as Aspire Defence Capital Works' water treatment specialist for the Project Allenby/ Connaught construction programme.

Under Project Allenby/Connaught, the largest infrastructure PFI ever let by the Ministry of Defence, modern, high quality, fully serviced and purpose built living and working accommodation is being provided by Aspire Defence, a joint venture between Carillion and KBR.

Over the course of the 35 year contract the plan is to make soldiers' lives better by:

  • Improving the quality of life for over 18,700 soldiers who live and work in the garrisons situated across Salisbury Plain and Aldershot.
  • Providing services and accommodation for 20% of the trained British Army.
  • Delivering modern, high quality, fully serviced and purpose built living and working accommodation
  • ¦1.4bn eight-year construction programme - 378 new buildings, 177 refurbished/altered and 487 demolitions.

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In just under five years Aspire Defence and the MoD have already achieved:

  • A full range of improved services which commenced within 90 days of contract signature.
  • More than 340 new or refurbished buildings have been handed over and will continue to , at an average rate of more than one a week.
  • More than 6,000 soldiers have moved into their new single en-suite rooms.

As a consequence of all this, soldiers returning from demanding operations in Afghanistan are now increasingly moving into new accommodation which is of a standard they deserve and of which the nation can be proud. Project Allenby/Connaught is making soldiers' lives better.

Understandably, we at Goodwater Ltd are extremely proud to have achieved this specialist status and to be involved in such a tremendous programme of improvement.

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