Extension, alteration and refurbishment scheme to convert an existing teaching facility into the 6th form common room and social areas.
CONSISTENT DELIVERY - Following the successful delivery of several schemes for this client and having collaboratively reached an Agreed Maximum Price with ring-fenced costs for preliminaries and overheads and profit, Read produced a second stage schedule of works with the client and the project Quantity Surveyor for the design and construction of a new fully glazed extension to the school’s 6th form building. The scheme was completed on time and within budget to the satisfaction of all concerned.
COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION - By working in a collaborative manner with the client appointed architectural practice, an early low level of detail BIM approach was used to deliver efficient information flow and control. Whilst the construction information was issued in a traditional format, the transparency, availability and reliability of such information enabled efficient processes throughout the construction team and supply chain.
CONSISTENT RESULTS - Working in a collaborative ethos, this project was delivered with total understanding of cost ability ensured the project was delivered to a delighted Client, with Constructing Excellence KPI's of 9.5 out of 10 for client satisfaction, 92% waste diverted from landfill and ZERO accidents.
Matthew Nicholas of Read Construction has been the Site Manager on three major projects and a number of smaller schemes carried out at Birkenhead School over the last two years. These have included elements of new build and refurbishment/alteration. All of these schemes have involved construction taking place in the midst of a functioning school. Throughout, we have found Matt sensitive to the needs of working in a school. Through careful planning and consultation Matt has minimised disturbance and...
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We have worked with Matthew Nicholas on a number of projects over the last 5 years principally at Birkenhead School. He is an excellent Site Manager and we enjoy working with him. He has a very practical and pragmatic approach and is a valuable member of the team always providing positive and helpful input to aid the success of the project. His relationship with the client especially in a sensitive environment is very good and he has made a significant contribution...
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