Network Rail

Northwest & Central Region

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Bridging Gaps
Achieves 30% Savings

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Reliability and Convenience.

Project Requirements & Objectives

Bridging Gaps Consulting led and directed commercial activities in the North West & Central region delivering, maintaining and upgrading critical infrastructure works.

Accountability and Transparency.

What we did

  • Developing, negotiating, reviewing, and managing target cost estimates for structures, plain line and drainage programmes of work ensuring the project proposal is within budget whilst meeting project requirements.
  • Preparing a consolidated Work Bank Instruction and periodic plans covering all activities.
  • Identifying and managing change and risk draw down in accordance with corporate governance requirements.
  • Production of monthly valuation and payment certificates.
  • Provision of reliable, accurate and timely cost reports including explaining variances relative to previous baselines.
  • Supporting project controls with regular management business review processes.
  • Operating a robust cost forecasting process to ensure appropriate financial provision across the portfolio.
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Bridging Gaps is a quantity surveyor that offers project management and commercial management within built infrastructure.
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Communication and Efficiency.

& Strategy

Created synergy and efficiency through regular meetings which energised and oriented delivery teams to deliver the next set of results. Logical structured processes developed and carried out.

A Case Study in Success.

Results & Impact

  • We generated significant savings of up to 30% against the Contractor’s Change Requests through quantum review and negotiation of contractual variations.
  • We worked collaboratively with the supply chain and other stakeholders to facilitate safe delivery of a portfolio of over sixty projects per annum within the approved programme baseline.
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Client Feedback

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Here’s what our delighted clients have to say about us.

Bridging Gaps Client: Guriqbal Singh Contracts Manager at Network Rail​ says: "Bridging Gaps Consulting made a significant impact"

Guriqbal Singh

Contracts Manager at Network Rail

Bridging Gaps Consulting made a significant impact, particularly on our flagship project, where their invaluable support led to a final account settlement substantially lower than the Contractor’s projected AFC.

Bridging Gaps Client: Paul Bourke Associate Director at Currie & Brown says: "won’t hesitate to call on their services again..."

Paul Bourke

Associate Director at Currie & Brown

Their team is very knowledgeable, professional and are able to build positive relationships with both the client and supply chain. I won’t hesitate to call on their services again when the opportunity arises.

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