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.