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The Value of Common Design – C100 Crossrail Architectural Components Technical Paper

Atkins, Grimshaw and GIA Equation form the multi-disciplinary C100 consortium  for the project. Taking passenger experience as the key driver, the consortium is designing the architectural components that will be used t...

Neill McClements, ICE Publishing 03/11/2014
The Use of Shape Accel Arrays (SAA) for Measuring Retaining Wall Deflection Technical Paper

The measurement of deflection of designed diaphragm walls is critical for near real time information to assess wall and soil behaviour as the internal area is excavated in a controlled manner. Data enables the site team ...

R. Lipscombe, C. Carter BEng, Olivia Perkins MEng(Hons), Paul Thurlow, S. Guerrero MICE CEng MBA, ICE Publishing 03/11/2014
Transporting Tunnel Boring Machines Technical Paper

TBMs are rarely seen out in the open as they are often assembled and launched from portals or shafts with backshunts deep below ground. In some circumstances however, it is necessary to transport these huge machines whol...

Chris Hickman MEng, ICE Publishing 03/11/2014
Implementing the London Living Wage Case Study

This paper describes the steps taken to ensure implementation of the London Living Wage as a minimum hourly rate of pay on the Crossrail programme. It also outlines key lessons learned from this experience, and recommend...

Andrew Eldred MA, MSc, Anne-Sophie Blin MSc 26/02/2016
Works Information Study (Supply Chain Quality Requirements) Case Study

The key quality requirements for the supply chain quality included in Crossrail contracts were over and above the industry norm and were intended to ensure that contractors were resourced correctly and established system...

Jon Elliot 26/02/2016
Communication of Results, Feedback and Performance Improvement Planning Micro-report

Performance data is generally kept within the project or programme landscape to aid decision making and understanding of project risk.  Crossrail’s approach was to share data through a multitude of channels, both inte...

Richard Wood BSc MRICS 26/02/2016
Performance Assurance Framework Micro-report

Crossrail’s approach to performance measurement was based on 6 core areas aligned to corporate objectives, using traditional quantitative based KPIs but supplemented with qualitative based assessments of the supply-cha...

Richard Wood BSc MRICS 26/02/2016
Commercial Assurance Reporting Micro-report

A programme controls approach was needed to integrate commercial management information, to support decision making at the programme and sector level. Periodic Programme Controls Working Group meetings, combined with dat...

Richard Wood BSc MRICS 26/02/2016
Crossrail project: logistics management strategy for the Elizabeth line, London Journal Publication

Logistics in construction often focuses on the challenges within the site boundary, leaving those outside the gate to be addressed when dictated by the programme. But early in the projects development Crossrail identifie...

Greg Limna BEng(Hons) CEng MICE, Duncan Fraser B.Comm/BA MDev IPMA, James Haig MSc BSc FCILT, Michael J Heduan MBE CMILT FCMI MIC, ICE Publishing 14/03/2017
Managing Cost Risk and Uncertainty in Infrastructure Projects Good Practice Document

In 2015 Infrastructure UK undertook a review of the cost of infrastructure projects in the UK and how this cost could be reduced.  One workstream researched the management of cost risk and uncertainty throughout the pro...

Infrastructure Risk Group, Institute of Risk Management (IRM) 30/12/2013