Tatu City, the mixed-use, mixed-income urban land development near Nairobi, is extending its infrastructure roll-out through a major contract with Sinohydro Tianjin Engineering Company, the companies announced today.
Sinohydro, a leading international infrastructure company, has been awarded a contract for water, sewerage and temporary road works for the Tatu City development.
“Sinohydro admires Tatu City as a leading urban development in Africa, and we are excited to continue to supply this revolutionary project with state-of-the-art infrastructure,” said Mr. Jia Yanping of Sinohydro.
Sinohydro will install a water distribution main line, storage tanks and pumping station and connection to the water supply system from RUJUWASCO treatment plant; extend the recently completed sewer line from the Tatu City boundary to the Tatu Industrial Park and Kijani Ridge, the project’s first residential phase; and construct an additional 7 km of temporary roads within Tatu City to facilitate ongoing construction activities.
“We are pleased to extend our co-operation with Sinohydro, which has already successfully completed several stages of Tatu City’s infrastructure development,” said Tatu City Acting CEO Anthony Njoroge.
The works, worth over 400Ksh million, are due to be completed over the next year. The 2,500-acre Tatu City is Kenya’s largest urban development, with a range of residential, commercial, retail, industrial and logistics areas for all budgets. When completed, Tatu City will be home to over 70,000 residents and receive 30,000 day visitors.
Leading Kenyan companies such as Dormans, Kim-Fay and Maxam have announced that they are moving to Tatu Industrial Park, which includes 420 acres of serviced industrial land, is located within easy proximity to Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Runda, Kenyatta University, UniCity, Thika Highway and the Northern and Eastern Bypasses, giving Dormans a unique gateway to Kenya, East Africa and the world.