Commercial Management

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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Lessons Learned Summary: Bermondsey Dive Under

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.