Construction Planning Services

Construction Planning LBA

Meticulous planning of construction techniques from the outset ensures optimal value

Construction Cycle

Construction Planning is essential at all stages
of the construction cycle; during the feasibility and design development
stages, during the tender process, post tender and immediately prior to
construction starting as well as during the construction stage itself.

Expert Construction Methodologies

LBA have specialised in providing construction experience and skills into project development stages for both clients and consultants including:

  • Providing construction methodologies and techniques as part of
    scheme development to ensure that the designs are practical, safe and
  • Assisting designers and clients in selecting the most appropriate
    engineering solutions
  • Producing detailed construction programmes for use in planning
    submissions, project costing, environmental assessments and procurement
  • Providing information to assess the environmental impact of the
    construction works including site layouts and requirements, detailed
    logistic strategies and studies, traffic impact and management, noise
    control and assessments
  • Providing technical and expert support in planning submissions and
  • Optimising possession planning and constraints when working in a
    railway environment
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Early Contractor Involvement

LBA provide construction planning including methodology and programme into contractors tenders, support Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) and construction execution. ECI contracts have included the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel and Battersea Park Railway Station.

Best Practice Construction Planning

LBA have developed best practice for Construction Planning input into project development through a significant number of major underground projects including:

  • Crossrail. Hybrid Bill and MDC3 Contracts.
    • Working with Mott MacDonald on the development of the
      Central London Section of the Crossrail scheme for progression
      through the Hybrid Bill process and subsequent design
      development of the central tunnels east including Whitechapel,
      Liverpool Street and Farringdon stations, Pudding Mill Lane
      Portal, shaft sites and the bored running tunnels.
  • Crossrail. Detailed Framework Design Contracts.
    • Working with Mott MacDonald on sprayed concrete tunnel
      design, Liverpool Street Station and Paddington Integrated
  • London Underground Stations.
    • Bank Station, RIBA B (TMA) and RIBA D (Mott Macdonald)
    • Bond Street Station upgrade RIBA B (Jacobs)
    • Tottenham Court Road RIBA D (Hawkins Brown)
    • Victoria Station Upgrade (Mott MacDonald)
  • Dublin Metro North.
    • Supporting Jacobs and the RPA with reference design,
      planning submissions and support during the Railway Order
  • Dublin DART Interconnector Tunnel.
    • Supporting Arup/Halcrow joint venture with reference
      design, input into environmental assessments and planning
      submissions and support during the Railway Order Process.
  • Thames Water Tideway, Thames Tunnel.
    • Input into site selection and design development work.

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