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Bazalgette Consortium comprising Inpp, Allianz, Amber Infrastructure Group, Dalmore Capital Limited, DIF and Swiss Life Asset Managers has been appointed preferred bidder for the Thames Tideway Tunnel licence. The tunnel will be approximately 25 km-long, 7.2 m-diameter and will run up to 65 m below the River Thames. Starting in west London, the main tunnel will follow the route of the Thames to connect with the Lee tunnel, with sewage being transferred to the Beckton Sewage Treatment Works in East London. Construction to commence in 2016 and reach completion by 2023. Visit http://www.thameswater.co.uk/media/press-releases/18853.htm. 29/15.