Procurement Delivery

Crossrail Supply Chain map_ March 2013_66976.jpgCrossrail was procured using best procurement practice employed on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This methodology was further developed at Crossrail into the ‘six pillars model’ and was adopted by Infrastructure UK (IUK), forming the basis of a procurement module in the Project Initiation Route-map. Much of the Crossrail procurement learning legacy is incorporated in the procurement module which provides helpful guidance when initiating procurement on major programmes in the UK.


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Crossrail Procurement Delivery

Topic area: Procurement Delivery

This paper sets out the origins and approach to Procurement at Crossrail, the development of the ‘Six Pillars’ of procurement, and how these were deployed to successfully deliver over £11bn of capital spend over a 5 year period.

27/09/2016 Case Study