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Demonstration case studies

  1. 1. Genesis Centre Educational Facility <ul><li>Clients: SWRDA and Learning and Skills Council </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase sustainable construction </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates cutting edge and contrasting sustainable building techniques with mainstream methods </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable features include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building materials – timber frame, clay block, straw bale construction, green roofs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy and water efficiency - solar panels, PVs, SUDs system, innotherm insulation </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Cleveleys Coastal Defence Project <ul><li>Client: Wyre Borough Council </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Birse Coastal </li></ul><ul><li>Improve flood protection to 8700 properties and upgrade the promenade </li></ul><ul><li>ECI and integrated working </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership built on trust, understanding and shared objectives - teambuilding exercises, project intranet, staff co-location </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability/environmental performance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Waste segregated and reused or sent for recycling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local materials & suppliers where possible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Completed 61 weeks ahead of schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Saved over £1.4 million on WLC </li></ul>
  3. 3. A58 Blackbrook Diversion / St. Helens <ul><li>Client: St Helens Council </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Brise Civils </li></ul><ul><li>Single-carriageway bypass in environmentally important area </li></ul><ul><li>Early Contractor Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering ethos driven by the client through the supply chain </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiversity recognised as a major challenge and considered early </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability/environmental performance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal impact on resource efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vehicle movements cut dramatically - reducing carbon emissions by 85% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Level of recycled elements within the finished product, measured at 89% </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. 52 Grosvenor Gardens <ul><li>Client: Grosvenor Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: D Bastows </li></ul><ul><li>Refurbishment of an architecturally important site in central London </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Safety performance on the project was a key consideration - driven by the client </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporated clauses for H & S into their contract documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment of a professional to implement and drive H & S processes ( P A Safety Management Ltd) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project completed £112k under budget </li></ul><ul><li>There were no reportable accidents </li></ul>
  5. 5. A2 A282 Dartford Improvement & M25 J1b-3 Widening <ul><li>Client: Highways Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Costain </li></ul><ul><li>Scheme to reduce congestion at the A2/M25 Junction </li></ul><ul><li>Procured using the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) method which encouraged a collaborative and innovative working environment </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>ECI enabled more focus on sustainability issues leading to reduced waste, less vehicle movements and lower carbon emissions </li></ul>
  6. 6. St Paul’s Square <ul><li>Client: English Cities Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Shepherd Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Construction of a 14000m 2 office block, apartment block and a 336-space multi-storey car park at St Pauls Square, Liverpool </li></ul><ul><li>At tender stage they found the programme required 105 weeks and two cranes which would take them over time and budget </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>The project completed in 84 weeks using only one crane </li></ul>
  7. 7. MoD Andover North Site <ul><li>Client: MoD </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant: Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) </li></ul><ul><li>£35m, 35 acre site including offices, sports facilities, live-in quarters, etc </li></ul><ul><li>The combined construction / compliance contract meant whole life value was a primary consideration at the design stage </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption of collaborative working across the team (particularly co-location) really drove the projects success </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability was a key consideration of the project (SUDs ,etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Overall the project has saved 44% on actual costs compared to the target/budget which equates to £500,000 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Redlands Primary School <ul><li>Client: Nottinghamshire County Council </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Willmott Dixon </li></ul><ul><li>Keystage 2 extension to a primary school and construction of a New Opportunities Funded (NOF) Table Tennis Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative and integrated working helped to develop relationships across the team and bring the project in on time and budget </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Features include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rainwater harvestings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power generated from wind turbine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive ventilation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimised waste & improved recycling </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. BAe <ul><li>Client: Airbus </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Laing O’Rourke </li></ul><ul><li>Factory constructed to supply the manufacturing programme for the Airbus A-380 </li></ul><ul><li>To achieve the tight construction timeframe, a partnering oriented process based on Prime Contracting was adopted </li></ul><ul><li>Early involvement of the team helped to generate advice on buildability, cost and programming issues </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration - the team were engaged in dialogue and co-operation throughout the project </li></ul><ul><li>All key completion dates were achieved </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Academy of St Francis of Assisi <ul><li>Client: Kensington Academy Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Birse Build </li></ul><ul><li>The building was required to facilitate environmental education, model good environmental design practice and offer itself as an educational resource </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental / sustainability features include; PVs, Rainwater Harvesting, Sedum Roofs, Sustainable Timber, etc </li></ul><ul><li>The finished building has had a on huge impact on pupils’ achievement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In “value-added” league tables the Academy was the top school in the UK </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Cadishead Way Stage2 Bypass <ul><li>Client/s: Salford City Council & Urban Vision Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Birse Civils Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>New build road </li></ul><ul><li>ECI to develop the design, buildability and cost of the scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Partnering approach led to significant ‘Value Engineering’ ideas being developed and adopted on the scheme, including; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative approach to embankment excavation to avoid major temporary works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redesign of retaining wall to minimise construction and financial risk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Bypass opened approx 16 weeks ahead of schedule and within budget </li></ul>
  12. 12. Barts and London Hospitals <ul><li>Client: Barts and The London NHS Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Skanska </li></ul><ul><li>Britain’s largest hospital programme – refurbishment project over £1billion </li></ul><ul><li>Huge challenges to keep both hospitals 100% operational throughout the works </li></ul><ul><li>Early consideration of issues allowed room for innovation solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations – use of a large acoustic screen to absorb sound and vibration </li></ul><ul><li>The Appointment of Sustainability Champions was a real success </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50k tonnes of waste diverted from landfill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>99.6% of demolition waste recycled </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Wolseley Sustainable Building Center <ul><li>Client: Wolseley Uk Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Sol Construction Ltd </li></ul><ul><li>The center is a sustainability showcase featuring sustainable building materials and water conservation products </li></ul><ul><li>Wolseley fulfilled dual roles of both client and supplier on the project </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted strategic partnering to drive the project and establish the sustainable product range </li></ul><ul><li>170 types of products feature in the center including: PVs, Micro wind, a sedum roof, Biomass boiler, etc </li></ul><ul><li>The project completed on time & budget </li></ul><ul><li>Site waste was segregated and recycled </li></ul>
  14. 14. Heathrow Terminal 5 <ul><li>Client: BAA </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Laing O’Rourke </li></ul><ul><li>Construction of a new Terminal and associated facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Adopted the principles of standardisation in design, pre fabrication and modularisation to reduce waste </li></ul><ul><li>Use of products with a high recycled content </li></ul><ul><li>Less waste sent to landfill - reducing vehicle movements, leading to lower carbon emissions </li></ul><ul><li>Over 97% of waste material recycled or recovered </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 tonnes of waste crushed and reused on site </li></ul>
  15. 15. Silk Stream Flood Alleviation Scheme <ul><li>Client: Environment Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Jackson Civil Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>The scheme involved the development of an area for controlled flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability and health and safety were identified as key project drivers </li></ul><ul><li>Committed team working to develop the most appropriate solution </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of engineering, health and safety and environmental aspects was integral to providing the most sustainable solution </li></ul><ul><li>Use of recycled road materials led to a £19k cost saving </li></ul>
  16. 16. Liverpool South Parkway <ul><li>Client: Merseytravel </li></ul><ul><li>Contractors: BAM Construction / BAM Nuttal </li></ul><ul><li>Close team integration was vital to ensure they met strict delivery deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental / sustainability features include; Rainwater Harvesting, Solar Panels, Sustainable Timber, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Achieved a ‘Very Good’ rating in a specially designed BREEAM assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Achieved targets set for Health & Safety and Environmental KPIs </li></ul><ul><li>No lost time accidents throughout the course of the works </li></ul>
  17. 17. SLAM (Single Living Accommodation Modernisation) <ul><li>Client: MoD </li></ul><ul><li>Main Contractor: Debut </li></ul><ul><li>A £1billion project comprising the modernisation of 18,000 Army bedspaces across the UK </li></ul><ul><li>An Integrated Project Team (IPT) was established at the start of the project to ensure delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Since year 1 the team have over-delivered year on year and are ahead of programme </li></ul><ul><li>During Phase 1 a 9% cost saving on the building only element of the programme was delivered </li></ul><ul><li>The project is currently running at 2% below Target Cost </li></ul>
  18. 18. John Perryn School <ul><li>Client: London Borough of Ealing </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Willmott Dixon </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Employed collaborative and integrated working to deliver an innovative school to a tight timetable </li></ul><ul><li>Pushed the boundaries of sustainable design and achieved an air tightness rating below PassiveHaus standards ( 1.99m³ per m² per hour) </li></ul><ul><li>Since the pupils moved in, the school has been taken off special measures </li></ul>
  19. 19. St Helens and Knowsley PFI Hospitals Project <ul><li>Client: NewHospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Taylor Woodrow </li></ul><ul><li>£338m PFI project concerning the redevelopment of two major hospital sites </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption of a single team collaborative approach to achieve an innovative patient- focused design solution </li></ul><ul><li>A ‘design for manufacture’ approach enabled them to deliver 20-25% of the prime cost manufactured offsite </li></ul><ul><li>Time spent at the planning stage, together with repeatability, offsite construction, early stage planning and investment helped deliver the construction phase ahead of schedule </li></ul>
  20. 20. Olympic Stadium <ul><li>Client: Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) </li></ul><ul><li>Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption of collaborative working principles to deliver this unique £496m public sector funded project </li></ul><ul><li>The team are performing well against their overall sustainability targets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30% of the external white steel work is reused </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The roof is 100% recyclable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>99% of all waste has been segregated and recycled </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team Stadium have exceeded their 3% apprentices target and have increased the target to 4.5% </li></ul>