Bechtel Limited

Company overview

Established in 1898, Bechtel Limited is a leading global construction, engineering, and project management company whose diverse, driven and highly-skilled team sets it apart from competitors. This team works in partnership with clients, helping them to realise their objectives, achieve long-term success, and create lasting impact. Since its launch, the firm has successfully delivered over 25,000 projects worldwide.

With a global headquarters in London, Bechtel has been serving the UK rail industry for many decades. In that time, it has supported some of the country’s most iconic rail projects – including the Elizabeth Line and the Channel Tunnel. Today, it is helping the country to address its greatest challenges.

Supporting the UK for 70 years


With a proven track record in rail, Bechtel Limited is well-placed to tackle these challenges, supporting transformational infrastructure projects that will:

  • Accelerate progress.
  • Improve access and create opportunities.
  • Safeguard people and the planet.
  • Pave the way to net zero.

The company is working to create inclusive, sustainable mobility, and supports the delivery of everything from city metros to light rail schemes and high-speed lines.

It is also developing innovative solutions to construction and engineering challenges, and partnering with local suppliers to export goods and services for use on its global projects.

Bechtel Limited’s London headquarters supports projects in the UK, Ireland, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Net zero

Bechtel Limited is supporting UK clients as they work to achieve net zero by 2050. This work spans:

  • Carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS).
  • Nuclear.
  • Hydrogen.
  • Energy Storage.
  • Marine Renewables.

Key project

Helping to deliver the Elizabeth Line.


Working closely with Crossrail, Bechtel Limited helped to deliver eight subsurface stations and 42km of central tunnels. It also acted as Network Rail’s delivery partner, supporting upgrade work on the existing network.