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 Campus and Student Residence

    MEP works at state-of-the-art university campus and student residence.

    Performed expert delay analysis on mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) subcontract works at a US$1bn, 16-hectare university campus and student residence in the Middle East. A major academic, research and creative centre, the 1,350-student campus comprises state-of-the-art classrooms, library, IT facilities, laboratories, academic buildings, student residences, and athletic and performance facilities. Key issues considered included Issued for Construction (IFC) and shop drawings, labour resources, load demand notification and MEP coordination.

  • University District Development

    Minimising project risks on ambitious UK university development scheme.

    Engaged by the University of Cambridge to provide independent project advisory services for the first phase of North West Cambridge Development, a new US$1.3bn sustainable urban development of homes, shops and schools on the city’s outlying farmland to alleviate overcrowding and rising land prices. Scope included independent technical and strategic project management advice, and project progress monitoring to assist the University’s management team in minimising key project risks for the delivery of major infrastructure and common facilities.

  • Residential Development

    Remediation works to fire and subsequently flood damaged residential development.

    Instructed to advise on the costs relating to remediation works required as a result of fire damage and flood damage to a residential development, and the reasonableness of the costs incurred.

  • Grade II Listed Building

    Assessment of extension of time entitlement for the purpose of negotiations.

    Redevelopment of a Grade II listed building in a major city centre, where defective groundworks and site investigation flaws delayed project progress. Instructed to review and advise on entitlement to an extension of time for the purpose of negotiations.