Client: Southern Railway

Year: 2013

The National Station Improvement Programme Tranche 3 project is a £450,000 scheme which involved the upgrade and remodelling of platform waiting rooms and other station facilities at Sutton, Cheam, Battersea Park, Falmer, Chichester and Leatherhead Stations.

SNC-Lavalin was appointed as the project designer, developing the client’s conceptual brief into compliant Civil/Structural and Mechanical and Electrical designs. SNC-Lavalin then provided Project Management services to bring this project though the construction and handback phases.

SNC-Lavalin was appointed to develop the conceptual brief into compliant Civil/Structural and Mechanical and Electrical designs for construction. SNC-Lavalin's team had extensive involvement within the design development phase of the project with the client and as such were able to identify and solve potential problems and issues in a prompt and satisfactory manner.

Project Activities

Co-ordination of the Principal Contractors and other works being conducted on site by the client’s term contractors, including CIS, CCTV and real time information systems ensuring the smooth running of the project through to completion.

Representation on site to conduct snagging surveys and liaison with various parties within the client organisation to ensure the stations remained operational for the travelling public throughout.
SNC-Lavalin provided support through the tender award process, developing Pre Construction Information packs, reviewing tenders, conducting tender interviews and scoring tenders.

Carrying out all the Project Manager’s and Supervisor’s responsibilities under the NEC3 contract. Management of the Principal contractors, including monitoring of progress and quality on site. Assessment and management of quotes for additional works outside the original remit to gain value for money for the client.

Monthly reporting to the client against agreed KPIs. Management of the flow of information between Contractor, Client, Term Contractors and external stakeholders to ensure robust project communication.

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