CONSTRUCTION group Morgan Sindall has been shortlisted for part of a £1.2bn project to upgrade facilities at Gatwick Airport.

The London-based firm is one of 10 building contractors competing for the various parts of the scheme, which includes improved terminal facilities, new aircraft piers, new baggage systems, shops, security and immigration areas.

Morgan is already doing work at Gatwick for owner Global Infrastructure building the £50m North Terminal extension.

The appointment was announced as Morgan Sindall said in a trading update it was on track to meet expectations for the current year.