Law and Contracts

The Crossrail works contracts used the NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract, with most let under Option C (target contract with activity schedule) terms.

Law and Contracts documents:

Summary Publication date Document Type

Crossrail approach to NEC3

Topic area: Law and Contracts

This paper explains the approach taken to the NEC3 form of contract on the Crossrail project and explains how that approach was established and then implemented. It then identifies some issues which arose out of the form of contract used and a number of improvements which might be considered on future projects. It  wi...

17/07/2018 Technical Paper

Crossrail Main Civils Contract Works Information Part 2B

Topic area: Law and Contracts

The Works Information sections of the NEC3 Contract documents used by Crossrail consisted of: Part 2A – Particular Works Information – relevant to the individual project Part 2B – General Requirements -requirements that were common to all similar contracts Part 2C – Technical Requirements Part...

17/07/2018 Good Practice Document

Crossrail project: commercial aspects of works contracts for London’s Elizabeth line

Topic area: Commercial Management

Choosing the right commercial arrangements between the client and contractors was critical to successful delivery of the £14·8 billion Crossrail project to deliver the Elizabeth line east–west railway across London. This paper explains how delivery organisation Crossrail Limited used the NEC3: Engineering and Cons...

25/09/2017 Journal Publication

Works Information Study (Supply Chain Quality Requirements)

Topic area: Quality

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 systems to deliver quality.   This case study covers the quality resources and systems used in Crossrail...

26/02/2016 Case Study