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Published: 15 Jun 2017

Tideway, the company building the 25km Thames Tideway Tunnel to help tackle sewage overflows into the River Thames, has joined CQI as a corporate partner.

The company, which has more than 2,000 employees including contractors, will be responsible for designing, building, commissioning, and maintaining the Thames Tideway Tunnel – a 25km ‘super sewer’ that will help tackle sewage overflows into the River Thames.

Karen Young, CQP MCQI, head of quality at Tideway, said: “By joining the CQI as a Corporate Partner, Tideway wants to help raise quality awareness and the standard of quality professionals within the construction industry.

We want to raise the level of understanding of quality at all levels, with the right behaviours and governance – meeting our stakeholder and shareholder requirements.
Karen Young, CQP MCQI, head of quality at Tideway

“We want to lead the way in the construction industry, improving productivity by promoting Lean thinking and continuous improvement by working collaboratively with our main works contractors and supply chain. We want to raise the level of understanding of quality at all levels, with the right behaviours and governance – meeting our stakeholder and shareholder requirements. By working with the CQI, we can strive to achieve this both within Tideway and across the construction industry in general by raising the bar and bringing quality to the forefront of our daily routines.”