Social Infrastructure

Social infrastructure provides communities with facilities that provide and meet education, security, healthcare and social housing needs.  Our experts have extensive knowledge in this area and can advise on a range of factors such as final account disputes, defects rectification management and loss and expense.

Social Infrastructure examples

  • 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. The first phase of the development involved the delivery of: – Major infrastructure (roads, landscaping & public space and underground utility networks); – Common facilities (Community Centre, Primary School, Nursery, Supermarket and Retail Units); plus – Housing for University and College Staff, Post Graduate Students and Housing to Market.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided independent, technical and strategic project management advice and project progress monitoring in order to assist the University’s management team in minimising key project risks.

  • Residential Development

    Remediation works to fire and subsequently flood damaged residential development.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to advise on the costs which related to fire damage, the costs which related to flood damage, and the reasonableness of the costs incurred.

  • 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.

    Blackrock Expert Services advised our client on their entitlement to an extension of time for the purpose of negotiations.

  • Sewer Replacement

    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.

    Blackrock Expert Services was instructed to produce a quantity surveying independent expert report assessing the costs incurred as a result of sewer replacement works.