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CityFibre - Bracknell and Maidenhead

Bracknell and Maidenhead

VolkerSmart Technologies is currently working on full fibre rollout contracts in Bracknell and Maidenhead, on behalf of CityFibre.

The team is constructing full fibre networks to reach almost every home and business across Bracknell and Maidenhead, providing the essential infrastructure needed to access the UK’s fastest and reliable broadband services. The business has been working with CityFibre since 2020, on contracts in Ipswich, Slough and Swindon.

Throughout the build, the VolkerSmart Technologies highly skilled team are working closely with CityFibre to ensure the services provided are first class and future-proofed for the communities of the future – smart towns and cities.

  • Reaching homes and businesses across Bracknell and Maidenhead
  • Excavating 268,000m of trenches in Bracknell
  • Excavating 110,000m of trenches in Maidenhead
  • Installing ducting
  • Blowing, splicing, and testing fibre optic cables
  • Reusing existing underground infrastructure
  • Making use of overhead telecommunications infrastructure
  • Quick and efficient delivery
  • Employed customer agents to notify and work with residents to mitigate disruption
  • Helping to support with the increase in people working from home and improve business connectivity

"We are excited about the work that is already underway in Bracknell and Maidenhead, and extremely proud of the progress CityFibre has made across the region. Working closely with our build partners, this is the start of an exciting new chapter for the Thames Valley as it gets ready to thrive in the digital age."

Stacey King, CityFibre’s city manager for the Thames Valley

Facts and figures

  • Client
    CityFibre
  • Value
    £34 million
  • Duration
    April 2021 – 2023
  • Project categories
    Smart cities
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