Project:                 

Old Trafford & GMEX –

Platform Extensions & Crowd Control System

 

Value:                     £2.25m

 

Project Specifics:

 

Site based in Manchester in which the Client, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE) required the existing platforms at Old Trafford extending approximately 200m and comprising a new crowd control system necessary during events at Old Trafford.

 

Major works were required to be undertaken in a four week blockade to mitigate disruption to the public.

 

  • GMPTE Old Trafford & GMEX, Platform Extension Works - £2m

  • GMPTE Altrincham Buffer Stops, New Cable Routes - £0.25m

  • Contract - NEC Option A - Activity Schedule

  • Duration - 6 months

  • Design - by the Client however major input required by ourselves which resulted in over 200 early warnings and compensation events

  • Subcontractors - 12nr ranging from core drilling to turnstiles and crowd control barriers

  • Electrical works undertaken by in-house M&E

  • Manage and monitor tasks given to a full time site based assistant QS

Project:                 

Loughborough Station –

Platform Extensions & Footbridge/Lift Installation

 

Value:                     £2.0m

 

Project Specifics:

 

  • Works comprise of the removal of the original Grade II listed footbridge which is to be removed on the basis that the structure is reassembled in a conservation building upon installation and commissioning of the proposed new single span covered steel footbridge. Independent lift structures will be provided on the North side of the structure and stairs to platform level on the South (station/London) side. Tactile paving shall be provided at the head and foot of each stair. Platforms 1, 2 and 3 are to be extended by lengths of 132.5m, 137m and 90m respectively. Due to signalling site constraints to the North, platforms 1 and 2 will also be extended to the south. Platform 3 is to be extended to the North only. The planned extensions will result in the operational length of platforms 1 and 2 being 240m and the total operational length of platform 3 being 148m. Collision protection will be required on Platform 3 to protect the new lift and stair structure.  All existing platform copers to be lifted and renewed with new tactiles.

  • Site visits on a weekly basis (2 days as a minimum)

  • Contract – NR9 Schedule of Amendments to the ICE Conditions of Contract, Design and Construct 2nd Edition incorporating the Aggregate Levy amendments dated October 2001 and the amendments to Clause 66 dated July 2004 and including Special Conditions

  • Duration - 12 months

  • Design - Take GRIP 4 Form A, develop to GRIP Stage 5 (Form B) design and construct

  • Subcontractors - 15nr ranging from civils designer, groundworkers & bricklayers to footbridge fabricator and lift manufacturer.

Project:                 

Settle / Carlisle –

Bridge Replacements to 4nr bridges & Strengthening Works to 1nr bridge on the Settle / Carlisle line

 

Value:                     £1.9m 

 

Project Specifics:

 

  • Works comprised of removal of existing under-bridges replaced with similar such as twin steel ‘u’ decks, twin pre-cast ‘u’ decks, pre-cast box culverts with associated walkway & handrail metalwork and strengthening & painting to N1 specification of an existing steel overbridge.

  • Site visits on a weekly basis where possible (subject to possession works)

  • Contract – NR9 Schedule of Amendments to the ICE Conditions of Contract, Design and Construct 2nd Edition incorporating the Aggregate Levy amendments dated October 2001 and the amendments to Clause 66 dated July 2004 and including Special Conditions

  • Duration - 12 months

  • Design - Take GRIP 4 Form A, develop to GRIP Stage 5 (Form B) design and construct

  • Subcontractors - 18nr ranging from civils designer, pway designer to footbridge fabricator and  supply and installation of handrail / balustrade

Project:                 

Woolwich Free Ferry Linkspan Strengthening and

MEICA Replacement Works

 

Value:                     £4.7m rising to £9.5m

 

Project Specifics:

 

  • A ferry service across the Thames at Woolwich required to refurbish linkspans (loading bridges) which had become expired and non compliant with modern safety standards. 

  • The upgrades also included the future proofing for current and future goods vehicle loading capacities and volumes. 

  • The linkspan refurbishment works were the first phase of the Woolwich Ferry Life Extension Project being undertaken by Transport for London (TfL) River Services.

  • The works were undertaken whilst maintaining an operational service for vehicles and pedestrians and included:

    • Refurbishment and strengthening of all 4no Linkspans to the latest Highway’s specifications.

    • Removal and replacement of heavy mechanical and electrical operating equipment whilst maintaining ferry service operations.

    • Redesign and innovation delivering a modern, state of the art facility.

    • Providing resilience to the power supply systems.

    • Developing a control system meeting the latest safety requirements and reducing ferry turnaround times.

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