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  • Genesis Centre Educational Facility
    • Clients: SWRDA and Learning and Skills Council
    • Showcase sustainable construction
    • Integrates cutting edge and contrasting sustainable building techniques with mainstream methods
    • Sustainable features include
      • Building materials – timber frame, clay block, straw bale construction, green roofs
      • Energy and water efficiency - solar panels, PVs, SUDs system, innotherm insulation
  • Cleveleys Coastal Defence Project
    • Client: Wyre Borough Council
    • Contractor: Birse Coastal
    • Improve flood protection to 8700 properties and upgrade the promenade
    • ECI and integrated working
    • Partnership built on trust, understanding and shared objectives - teambuilding exercises, project intranet, staff co-location
    • Sustainability/environmental performance:
      • Waste segregated and reused or sent for recycling
      • Local materials & suppliers where possible
    • Completed 61 weeks ahead of schedule
    • Saved over £1.4 million on WLC
  • A58 Blackbrook Diversion / St. Helens
    • Client: St Helens Council
    • Contractor: Brise Civils
    • Single-carriageway bypass in environmentally important area
    • Early Contractor Involvement
    • Partnering ethos driven by the client through the supply chain
    • Biodiversity recognised as a major challenge and considered early
    • Sustainability/environmental performance:
      • Minimal impact on resource efficiency
      • Vehicle movements cut dramatically - reducing carbon emissions by 85%
      • Level of recycled elements within the finished product, measured at 89%
  • 52 Grosvenor Gardens
    • Client: Grosvenor Ltd.
    • Contractor: D Bastows
    • Refurbishment of an architecturally important site in central London
    • Health and Safety performance on the project was a key consideration - driven by the client
      • Incorporated clauses for H & S into their contract documents
      • Employment of a professional to implement and drive H & S processes ( P A Safety Management Ltd)
    • Project completed £112k under budget
    • There were no reportable accidents
  • A2 A282 Dartford Improvement & M25 J1b-3 Widening
    • Client: Highways Agency
    • Contractor: Costain
    • Scheme to reduce congestion at the A2/M25 Junction
    • Procured using the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) method which encouraged a collaborative and innovative working environment
    • Innovative engineering solutions (such as QMB) enabled them to reduce traffic management on the A2 by around 6 months - leading to huge cost/time savings
    • ECI enabled more focus on sustainability issues leading to reduced waste, less vehicle movements and lower carbon emissions
  • St Paul’s Square
    • Client: English Cities Fund
    • Contractor: Shepherd Construction
    • Construction of a 14000m 2 office block, apartment block and a 336-space multi-storey car park at St Pauls Square, Liverpool
    • At tender stage they found the programme required 105 weeks and two cranes which would take them over time and budget
    • Collaboration with their supply chain partner led to a new product (Bi steel cores) being employed on the project which brought it back within the client’s required timeframe and budget
    • The project completed in 84 weeks using only one crane
  • MoD Andover North Site
    • Client: MoD
    • Consultant: Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)
    • £35m, 35 acre site including offices, sports facilities, live-in quarters, etc
    • The combined construction / compliance contract meant whole life value was a primary consideration at the design stage
    • Adoption of collaborative working across the team (particularly co-location) really drove the projects success
    • Sustainability was a key consideration of the project (SUDs ,etc)
    • Overall the project has saved 44% on actual costs compared to the target/budget which equates to £500,000
  • Redlands Primary School
    • Client: Nottinghamshire County Council
    • Contractor: Willmott Dixon
    • Keystage 2 extension to a primary school and construction of a New Opportunities Funded (NOF) Table Tennis Centre
    • Collaborative and integrated working helped to develop relationships across the team and bring the project in on time and budget
    • Sustainable Features include
      • Rainwater harvestings
      • Power generated from wind turbine
      • Passive ventilation
      • Minimised waste & improved recycling
  • BAe
    • Client: Airbus
    • Contractor: Laing O’Rourke
    • Factory constructed to supply the manufacturing programme for the Airbus A-380
    • To achieve the tight construction timeframe, a partnering oriented process based on Prime Contracting was adopted
    • Early involvement of the team helped to generate advice on buildability, cost and programming issues
    • Collaboration - the team were engaged in dialogue and co-operation throughout the project
    • All key completion dates were achieved
  • The Academy of St Francis of Assisi
    • Client: Kensington Academy Trust
    • Contractor: Birse Build
    • The building was required to facilitate environmental education, model good environmental design practice and offer itself as an educational resource
    • Environmental / sustainability features include; PVs, Rainwater Harvesting, Sedum Roofs, Sustainable Timber, etc
    • The finished building has had a on huge impact on pupils’ achievement
      • In 2007 44% of the Year 11 students gained five or more A* to C passes at GCSE, in 2008 this figure rose to 57%
      • In “value-added” league tables the Academy was the top school in the UK
  • Cadishead Way Stage2 Bypass
    • Client/s: Salford City Council & Urban Vision Partnership
    • Contractor: Birse Civils Ltd
    • New build road
    • ECI to develop the design, buildability and cost of the scheme
    • Partnering approach led to significant ‘Value Engineering’ ideas being developed and adopted on the scheme, including;
      • Innovative approach to embankment excavation to avoid major temporary works
      • Redesign of retaining wall to minimise construction and financial risk
    • The Bypass opened approx 16 weeks ahead of schedule and within budget
  • Barts and London Hospitals
    • Client: Barts and The London NHS Trust
    • Contractor: Skanska
    • Britain’s largest hospital programme – refurbishment project over £1billion
    • Huge challenges to keep both hospitals 100% operational throughout the works
    • Early consideration of issues allowed room for innovation solutions
    • Innovations – use of a large acoustic screen to absorb sound and vibration
    • The Appointment of Sustainability Champions was a real success
      • 50k tonnes of waste diverted from landfill
      • 99.6% of demolition waste recycled
  • Wolseley Sustainable Building Center
    • Client: Wolseley Uk Ltd
    • Contractor: Sol Construction Ltd
    • The center is a sustainability showcase featuring sustainable building materials and water conservation products
    • Wolseley fulfilled dual roles of both client and supplier on the project
    • Adopted strategic partnering to drive the project and establish the sustainable product range
    • 170 types of products feature in the center including: PVs, Micro wind, a sedum roof, Biomass boiler, etc
    • The project completed on time & budget
    • Site waste was segregated and recycled
  • Heathrow Terminal 5
    • Client: BAA
    • Contractor: Laing O’Rourke
    • Construction of a new Terminal and associated facilities
    • Adopted the principles of standardisation in design, pre fabrication and modularisation to reduce waste
    • Use of products with a high recycled content
    • Less waste sent to landfill - reducing vehicle movements, leading to lower carbon emissions
    • Over 97% of waste material recycled or recovered
    • 300,000 tonnes of waste crushed and reused on site
  • Silk Stream Flood Alleviation Scheme
    • Client: Environment Agency
    • Contractor: Jackson Civil Engineering
    • The scheme involved the development of an area for controlled flooding
    • Sustainability and health and safety were identified as key project drivers
    • Committed team working to develop the most appropriate solution
    • Integration of engineering, health and safety and environmental aspects was integral to providing the most sustainable solution
    • Use of recycled road materials led to a £19k cost saving
  • Liverpool South Parkway
    • Client: Merseytravel
    • Contractors: BAM Construction / BAM Nuttal
    • Close team integration was vital to ensure they met strict delivery deadlines
    • Environmental / sustainability features include; Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Panels, Sustainable Timber, etc
    • Achieved a ‘Very Good’ rating in a specially designed BREEAM assessment
    • Achieved targets set for Health & Safety and Environmental KPIs
    • No lost time accidents throughout the course of the works
  • SLAM (Single Living Accommodation Modernisation)
    • Client: MoD
    • Main Contractor: Debut
    • A £1billion project comprising the modernisation of 18,000 Army bedspaces across the UK
    • An Integrated Project Team (IPT) was established at the start of the project to ensure delivery
    • Since year 1 the team have over-delivered year on year and are ahead of programme
    • During Phase 1 a 9% cost saving on the building only element of the programme was delivered
    • The project is currently running at 2% below Target Cost
  • John Perryn School
    • Client: London Borough of Ealing
    • Contractor: Willmott Dixon
    • The school was re-developed as part of an £8.4m Government Pathfinder scheme - to show how failing schools can be transformed by new facilities
    • Employed collaborative and integrated working to deliver an innovative school to a tight timetable
    • Pushed the boundaries of sustainable design and achieved an air tightness rating below PassiveHaus standards ( 1.99m³ per m² per hour)
    • Since the pupils moved in, the school has been taken off special measures
  • St Helens and Knowsley PFI Hospitals Project
    • Client: NewHospitals
    • Contractor: Taylor Woodrow
    • £338m PFI project concerning the redevelopment of two major hospital sites
    • Adoption of a single team collaborative approach to achieve an innovative patient- focused design solution
    • A ‘design for manufacture’ approach enabled them to deliver 20-25% of the prime cost manufactured offsite
    • Time spent at the planning stage, together with repeatability, offsite construction, early stage planning and investment helped deliver the construction phase ahead of schedule
  • Olympic Stadium
    • Client: Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)
    • Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
    • Adoption of collaborative working principles to deliver this unique £496m public sector funded project
    • The team are performing well against their overall sustainability targets
      • 30% of the external white steel work is reused
      • The roof is 100% recyclable
      • 99% of all waste has been segregated and recycled
    • Team Stadium have exceeded their 3% apprentices target and have increased the target to 4.5%