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    Enhancing Waterway Accessibility: A Quantity Surveying Approach in Maidenhead

    Project details

    Client: Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

    Services: Quantity Surveying, Project Management

    Value: £1.5 million

    Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

    Contract: NEC4 Option A Priced Contract with Activity Schedule

    Construction period: 10 months

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    Sean Ellison

    Sean Ellison

    Managing Director, Compliance – Quantity Surveying Services, Email: sean.ellison@socotec.co.uk

    Managing Director, Compliance – Quantity Surveying Services, Email: sean.ellison@socotec.co.uk

    sean.ellison@socotec.co.uk 07384 816 790

    Project Overview

    Construction of a reinforced concrete weir to lift and stabilise the water levels in channels running through Maidenhead town centre, making the waterway accessible for small boats and other water-related activities.

    Works included lining the waterway bed to connect it to previous channel works, provision of a wetland area, and installation of bank retention to leave a natural edge to the waterway. The weir complex includes a fish and eel pass and boat rollers.

    Our Services

    Appointed from the outset of the project, pre-contract responsibilities included:

    • Advice on procurement routes
    • Management of the tender process
    • Compilation of the contract

    Post-contract services included:

    • Project management as per the NEC4 contract
    • Advising on and issuing project manager's instructions
    • Commercial advice
    • Preparation of interim valuations
    • Preparation of monthly cost reports
    • Assessment of compensation events
    • Conclusion of contractual requirements, including issuing and checking defects schedules  

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