University District Development
Phase 1 of the North West Cambridge Development comprised the development of a new district for the University of Cambridge on a 150 hectare site.
A large, greenfield, coal-fired power plant project.
A coal-fired power plant project including power station buildings, administrative buildings, roads and a high-voltage yard.
Multi-purpose off-shore vessel
Design and build of a multi-purpose off-shore construction vessel, where design and programme delays led to eventual termination of the contract by the employer.
Cambridge Guided Bus
Blackrock Expert Services was appointed to produce an independent expert report on the delays experienced on the project.
The Shard skyscraper, the tallest building in the UK.
Construction of a six-lane, limited access highway, including tunnels.
Town Centre Transportation Package
Roadway refurbishment undertaken on a live road network.
Retail & Commercial Premises
Retained facade redevelopment of a retail and commercial premises.
A run of river hydroelectric generating scheme.
Coal-fired Power Plant
A three unit, coal-fired power plant, with each unit of the plant comprising a circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler with a high pressure superheated steam capacity and a steam turbine generator.
Building refurbishments on a mail centre, which was previously operated as one of the largest mail sorting centres in the world.
A live £45 million listed building fit-out in a major city centre.
Development of a major international airport, including roads, runways, taxiways, aprons, utilities and buildings.
A single storey hospital comprising two zones and including an outpatient clinic, pharmacy, hospital, audiology, x-ray department and catering facilities.
Commercial Mix-use Development
Construction of a mixed-use development containing a hotel, apartments and a shopping mall.
Construction of a major roadway, where key issues included: disputed measurement of bills; termination of the main contractor; and disputed variations.
Airport Maintenance Hangar
Construction of an airport maintenance hangar as part of a major international airport expansion project.
A modularised hotel comprising 215 hotel rooms and 29 apartments. Key issues included: change of scope; shell and prefabricated modules; additional scope; and disruption.
30Mw on-shore wind farm.
Port Container Terminal
A three phase extension of a container terminal including construction of a new jetty and upgrading of the existing wharf, which was terminated.
Industrial Research Facility
Complex building envelope for a large petroleum research facility.
Urban Regeneration Project
Mixed-use urban regeneration project consisting of 5 buildings, with total site area of 5.8 acres, comprising commercial, residential and retail space.
Refurbishment of a mixed-use development including a new central core refurbishment of 5 floors and construction of an additional floor, where the project experienced adverse ground conditions and partywall issues.
Combined Cycle Power Plant
A combined cycle electricity power plant and desalination facility.
Oil & Gas Processing Plant
High value construction project involving six initial production facilities to process crude oil, water and gas from wells on three different sites, to increase the oil production capacity of an oil field development.
Submicron Semiconductor Production Line
Extension to and construction of a new Submicron Semiconductor production line.
Medical & Research Centre
World class hospital and medical research facility.
Waste Water Plant
Construction of a waste water plant in the UK.
Mineral Processing Plant
Mineral processing plant on the site of an open-cut copper mine.
Urban Building Development
Large urban mixed-use building refurbishment in a major city centre.
Gas Liquefaction Plant
A gas liquefaction plant where a dispute arose between the Main Contractor and one of their Subcontractors on a re-measurement contract.
Rebuilding of a listed building following the collapse of a partywall.
Development comprising 18 new build luxury apartments, split between two blocks, where various design defects were alleged in both the roof and various balconies.
Supply and installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works to a major international airport, where key issues included:
Closed Cycle Power Plant
Conversion of an open cycle power plant into closed cycle power plant by installing a steam turbine to work alongside the two existing gas turbines.
Extension of an iconic art gallery with a complex facade.
On-shore Oil Tank Farm
Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an on-shore oil tank farm with associated pump station, substation, control and administration buildings
High-end Residential Accommodation
Refurbishment of an eight-storey hotel into a high-end residential accommodation in a prime city centre location.
Remedial works on a section of sewer owing to a concrete blockage which occurred when installing a retaining wall to protect nearby cliff side properties from rock falls.
Leisure & Youth Centre
A leisure and youth centre development where a dispute arose regarding delay and disruption to the project.
Defective steelwork discovered within a newly built television studios whilst the works on-site were being completed.
Grade II Listed Building
Redevelopment of a Grade II listed building in a major city centre, where defective groundworks and site investigation flaws delayed project progress.
Commercial Mix-use Premises
Multi-story building that underwent substantial structural and internal refurbishment by the landlord while the existing sitting tenant ran a successful business from the ground-floor premises.
Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) rail project including the construction of a train maintenance depot, satellite sidings, head shunt and an accommodation block.
Remediation works to fire and subsequently flood damaged residential development.
Airport Terminal & Links
Construction of a new terminal and links to an existing airport, where the project was terminated.
Multi-storey Office Building
Refurbishment of multiple floors of an office building where design issues and logistics caused delay and disruption.
Underground Civils Works
Construction of the main underground civils works to a pumped-storage power station, including intake pipework, power house complexes and mains access tunnels.
Biogas plant to convert waste material into gas to be supplied to the national grid, where the project experienced equipment issues and feedstock deficiencies.
On-shore to off-shore piping refurbishment for tanker loading from an oil refinery, where the project experienced design issues.
Refurbishment of existing buildings into a distillery, including associated mechanical and electrical (M&E) works.
A multi-story mixed-use development in the UAE, consisting of a complex of three towers, where the project was terminated following slow progress to the works.