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Arriva Trains




Chester Station, originally built in 1848, is a particularly fine example of its type and this is reflected in its Grade II listed status. Working on behalf of Arriva Trains Wales this gateway station to Wales demanded a flagship presence for the organisation.

Drees & Sommer provided a project management led service, overseeing the refurbishment programme which included the provision of improved access into the station, platform improvements, new ticket office, additional retail outlets and café facilities whilst retaining the original historic fabric. Office accommodation was also provided for Arriva Trains Wales.

Understanding the aims and budgets of this project was integral to the success of the client relationship. Our team worked closely with the client’s in-house team to manage costs, ensure all regulations were met and that the programme of works was kept to schedule. The project was completed in two phases, on time and within budget.