Great Eastern Overhead Line Equipment Renewal – Post Contract Management Services
This £260m project replaced 320km of life expired, ﬁxed tension wire runs with a modern, auto-tensioned, overhead line system on the key commuter line between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford.
CPMS were responsible for delivering the full suite of pre and post contract management services on this project from GRIP 4-7. The project was procured via a ‘hub and spoke’ delivery strategy with CPMS acting as the ‘hub’.
CPMS initiated a hub and spoke procurement strategy, acting as the hub on behalf of the client, providing programme, project and com- mercial management and discharging the Client’s Principal Contractor Licence. CPMS delivered signiﬁcant improvements in design and construction management and eﬃciencies of over £14m for the client.
CPMS provided procurement strategy, advice, development, and implementation as well as cost estimating and pricing for the project. Alongside Procurement of key civil engineering and overhead line suppliers, in accordance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016.