Severn River Crossing

Wales Office written question – answered on 10th July 2018.

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Photo of Alun Cairns Alun Cairns The Secretary of State for Wales

Holding answer received on 05 July 2018

A list of invited guests to the reception to mark the renaming of the Second Severn Crossing can be seen in the enclosed table. In addition to this, Media representatives were invited by Clarence House via the Royal rota and attended the reception.

The costs that have been incurred to date as a result of renaming the Second Severn Crossing are detailed below. These costs reflect standard street furniture costs. All costs will be met by Highways England. These are one-off costs and no significant ongoing maintenance costs are anticipated.

Order Value

Description

1,280.00

SSC Lane Closures East & West 20-Mar-18 -Instruction 04: Survey Drainage Located at Avon & Gwent Abutments

125.00

Produce Etching Artwork for Bridge Naming Plates

290.84

2156mm X 575mm Composite Aluminium Sign - Prince of Wales Bridge - On Site but not used

562.85

2707mm X 875mm Composite Aluminium Sign Bi-Lingual - On Site but not used

171.62

5100mm X 89mm X 3.2mm Galvanised Steel Sign Post C/W Cap - On Site but not used

194.50

4500mm X 89mm X 3.2mm Galvanised Steel Sign Post C/W Cap - On Site but not used

22.68

89mm Stainless Steel Fixing Clips - On Site but not used

60.00

Carriage - On Site but not used

39.48

Cladfix 5.5 C 38 3PT 16BW

2,628.43

Plaque Measuring 1219mm X 610mm X 20mm English Version

2,628.43

Plaque Measuring 1219mm X 610mm X 20mm English/Welsh Version

80.00

Carriage

4,536.00

VMS Sign Hire - 28 Days

150.00

Delivery to Second Severn Crossing Unit

150.00

Collection from Second Severn Crossing Unit

180.55

All Seasons Gazebo

167.34

1200mm Wide X 5mm Sign - Welsh Dragon & Black Border: English

167.34

1200mm Wide X 5mm Sign - Welsh Dragon & Black Border: Welsh

24.00

Carriage

675.00

Barrier Sleeves

2,560.00

SSC Lane Closures East 04-08-Jun-18 - Instruction 16

1,920.00

SSC Lane Closures West 06-08-Jun-18 - Instruction 17

395.00

Provide IPV & Driver - Install VMS Signs - Instruction 21

167.34

1200mm Wide X 5mm Sign - Welsh Dragon & Black Border: English (inc. Grass)

167.34

1200mm Wide X 5mm Sign - Welsh Dragon & Black Border: Welsh (inc. Grass)

42.00

Carriage

100.00

Lifting Beam Hire

5,539.08

Construction Manager

850.00

Hire of Rigid HIAB 26th June

4,800.00

Install Sign Bases

The cost of the reception to mark the renaming of the Second Severn Crossing was £6,767. This event was an opportunity to highlight the important economic benefits that the withdrawal of the tolls will bring, emphasizing the opportunities for cross border working and greater cooperation between South Wales and South West England.

Table - PQs 159571, 159572 & 159573 (Word Document, 25.59 KB)

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