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May 8, 2012 - London

ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, today announced that its subsidiary EC Harris, the global Built Asset Consultancy, has been appointed by Lloyds Banking Group, the UK's largest retail bank, as its single source Professional Services Provider (PSP) for the next three years, beginning in April 2012. EC Harris will support Lloyds Banking Group in the delivery of capital construction across its retail banking network, head offices and data centers throughout the UK. No financial details were disclosed.

The move from multiple providers to a single source partner will enable Lloyds Banking Group to deliver efficiencies and innovation into its Design and Construction program facilitated by closer collaboration with the supply chain.EC Harris's scope of work will include commercial management, capital planning, project management and Construction Design Management Coordination (CDMC).

Catherine Tobiasinsky, Global Account Leader for Lloyds Banking Group at EC Harris said: "Through this win Lloyds Banking Group will become one of our top five clients in the UK. Our aspiration is to work with clients who have the ambition to be world class, and we are really excited to be working with Lloyds Banking Group on the next phase of their journey to achieve this."

Lloyds Banking Group currently has over 2,900 retail branches (including Lloyds TSB, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Cheltenham & Gloucester brands) and over 211 offices which, including data centers, makes up a portfolio of over 1 million square meters.

For more information, please contact:
ARCADIS: Joost Slooten at +31 (0) 20 2011083, mobile +31 (0) 6 27061880 or

EC Harris: Andy Rowlands +44 (0) 20 7833 6662, mobile +44 (0) 7810 850 476 or   

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With 21,000 people and €2.4 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive international network supported by strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Please visit:  

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