Old Oak Common Station (HS2)

London, UK
Appointed by: Balfour Beatty Vinci Systra (BBVS)
Soben’s transparent approach helped JV partners, BBVS, make informed cost decisions for this new UK transport super-hub.

Key statistics

£1.5 billion

Value (approx)

10 years

Project Size (approx)




Project Year

Complex project, comprehensive approach

Old Oak Common is a new transport super-hub to the west of London, UK, which will connect high speed lines from Birmingham to London. The southern terminus of the new HS2 railway, Old Oak Common is set to become the best connected and largest new railway station ever built in the UK.

Soben worked with JV partners, BBVS, throughout pre-construction, providing detailed bills of quantities and estimating across all aspects of Contract Sum Analysis (CSA) and Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Heating (MEPH).


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Where passion meets precision


For every £1 invested in us to date, we can demonstrate a 10x return on that investment through added value, cost savings or cost avoidance for our clients.


Our experienced consultants have worked at the sharp end of contracting, commercially managing complex projects.


We only hire the best to deliver world-class cost, time and quality outcomes. All of our Managers have previous senior leadership experience within large contracting organisations.

Delivering on our promises

Soben’s detailed quantification provided auditable and fully scoped pricing documents for supply chain to provide lump sum estimates for the project. Our estimating teams also provided detailed first principle estimates to ensure best value for the project.

With 14 platforms, a mix of 6 high-speed and 8 conventional service platforms, Old Oak Common (OOC) will be one of the UK’s most important transport superhubs. The lines sit in an 850m long basement box with the station, shared accommodation building and conventional station sitting above.

Where culture meets quality

We understand the complexity of major infrastructure projects, the need to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders. Our infrastructure expertise is focused on delivering efficient, cost effective, and future-proofed results.

Soben offers something different – a combination of the best consultancy practices, with real-life hands-on commercial experience in delivering major construction projects.

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