Choosing the right commercial arrangements between the client and contractors was critical to successful delivery of the £7 billion Thameslink Programme. How these arrangements were developed and implemented, and the lessons learnt for benefit of future projects, are outlined in the documents below.
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The best practice procedures and processes that have been in place for Thameslink Programme will enable future infrastructure programmes and projects to match the commercial and best practice companies in their ability to manage statutory utilities.
Key lessons from what went well on the project including: integrated planning and relationship management, management of third party relationships, integrated working, change management, Value Engineering and scheme handback and close-out. The case study also looks at what could have been improved, including contract content, contract administration and rework/redesign costs, and proposes recommendations for future schemes.