Month: July 2019

New Partners to join CPCs’ Board

Andrew Shackleton and Nicholas Lloyd have been promoted to Partner and will join CPC’s Board, from 1 August, to support its growing Transport & Infrastructure division in the UK. Andrew has 20 years’ experience in project and programme management and management consultancy. Since joining CPC in 2007, he has worked mainly in large infrastructure projects …

Bank Underground Station redevelopment welcomes A-level students

London Underground’s Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (BSCU) project, in collaboration with Fourway Communication, welcomed A-level students for a tour of the current construction site, project update and careers talk, on 24th July 2019. Andy Swift, BSCU Programme Manager and CPC Partner hosted the tour giving a project induction and careers talk alongside Stephen Holmes, Operations …

TBM: You say “Tunnel Boring Machine” – They say “The Brunel Method”!

On 9 July, CPC sponsored The Brunel Museum’s 250th anniversary celebration of the birth of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, a forerunner in engineering and creator of the Thames Tunnel. It was an absolute privilege to learn more about the history of the first tunnel under the Thames, which began construction in 1825 and was completed …

Team CPC conquer the Peak District Challenge for Make-A-Wish UK

On 13 July, an 8-person strong CPC team took on the Peak District Challenge. The team hiked over 52km through Derbyshire’s amazing scenery, natural beauty, thriving wildlife and cultural heritage. The Peak District Challenge is a new event in the Ultra Challenge event series that raises over £5m throughout the year for charities across the …

CPC appointed to DfT Technical Advisory Framework, STAR2

The Department for Transport (DfT) has appointed CPC Project Services (CPC) to its newest technical advisory framework for rail and transport systems consultancy support, over the next four years. Known as ‘Specialist Technical and Commercial Advice for Rail and other Transport modes’ or STARTwo, the framework will provide the DfT with a strong supplier community, …

More teaching space for Leeds College of Building

The latest facility at the Leeds College of Building’s South Bank Campus officially opened yesterday, providing over 5,000m2 of new teaching space. The building comprises of four-storeys with bespoke classrooms and technical workshop areas that will forms part of the newly named ‘South Bank Campus’, servicing the majority of the College’s 6,500 students. CPC provided …

Bank station upgrade reaches halfway point

The work to modernise London Underground’s Bank station has achieved a key milestone with construction work reaching its halfway point. The programme is a major undertaking with 1.2km of new tunnels and passageways along with a a new station entrance on Cannon Street. CPC Project Services (CPC) has supported Transport for London to develop the …