ISSUE 02 | AUGUST 2021
This is the second newsletter for the construction of the Dukes Meadows Footbridge, in this newsletter we will be talking about the progress we have made since July and other key information, for example delivery dates and milestones.
Short Term Programme Milestones
18 August 2021 - Completion of site set up
August 2021: Sheet piling and causeway construction
September through to November 2021: Construction of the five piers that will support the bridge deck
Progress / What we have done so far
Completed the temporary site set-up
Constructed the access road for the crane on the east side
Cleared the laydown area on the west side
Completed ground investigation involving coring and boreholes on both the west and east sides
Key delivery dates
17/18 August aggregate delivery
18 August remaining site set-up
The following information stays the same, although if you wish to refresh your memory please do.
Contact details and working hours are still the same
Jim Devine is our project community liaison manager to build and maintain an active relationship with local people. He can be contacted on weekdays from 7:30am - 5:30pm:
T: 07392 087 200
We adopt an open-door approach during the whole construction period so should you have any queries relating to our day to day site activities, please get in touch.
Our normal site working hours will carry on being Monday to Friday between 7:30am and 5.30pm. We do not expect to work on Saturday or outside of these hours but will do so as an exception, should it become necessary for us to maintain programme or to carry out specific tasks. In this event, we will give notice of our intention to do so and what to expect.
Considerate Constructors Scheme
The project has been registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme under the registration number of SRO21904, which will externally monitor our performance against their code of considerate practice. We have a good track record of achieving above average scores, regularly receiving 'performance beyond compliance' certificates and annual national awards. For more information please visit ccscheme.org.uk.
Meet the team
Kit Wong – Contracts Manager
Kit will provide senior level supervision and operational oversight to ensure health, safety, environmental and quality compliance is maintained and project objectives achieved.
Meen Gurung – Project Manager
Meen is a highly professional project manager and will maintain day by day responsibility for the planning, procurement and execution of the contract.
Chris Syrocki – Senior QS
Chris will bring his expert knowledge of construction costs and contracts to the successful execution of all commercial aspects.
Enda McEvoy – Engineer
Enda is a responsible engineer who will carefully manage the planning and design stages contributing his technical expertise to project drawings, designs and project delivery.
Wayne Caswell – General Foreman
Wayne will be responsible for the general management of all site operations, our workforce and subcontractors, maintaining organisational and operational control of the construction site.
Jim Devine - Community Liaison Manager and Document Controller
Jim will be playing a significant role in developing and maintaining effective relationships with local people and other stakeholders. He will also be responsible for the managing all documents on site.
Georgia Watts – Administrator
Georgia will bring an abundance of enthusiasm to her duties assisting the site team across the board and supporting the divisional management team.
Claire Bithrey - Health & Safety Advisor
Claire will provide guidance and assistance to the site team, ensuring risks to health and safety are fully assessed and mitigated helping to prevent accidents, injuries and health problems in the workplace.
Olav Lawrence - Head of HSQE
Olav will provide coaching, mentoring and support and be an authoritative voice for all aspects of occupational health and safety, quality and environmental management. He will pay particular attention to construction related risk management documentation and support the delivery of health and safety inductions.
We look forward to updating you with our progress again next month.
With best wishes
Meen Gurung | Project Manager