Our Commissions

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Caithness to Moray HV Transmission Link

Hargreaves Jones provided Commercial and Contract Management Support Services under a frame contract with SSE to deliver their biggest construction project to date - the Caithness-Moray high voltage transmission link between Caithness and Moray including a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) subsea cable beneath the Moray Firth. The project at £1.1bn represents the largest ever investment by SSE and will enable the connection through Caithness Moray of up 1,200MW of additional generation capacity in the north of Scotland and the islands. It is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2018. Contracts have now been awarded for all main elements of the work - works Include 2 HVDC Converters, 110kM Subsea Cable, 60 km of Land Cable, Multiple Subsea and Land Crossings, Landfalls, HDD and Open Cut, Multiple Wayleaves and Environment Constraints and Interfaces.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, OFGEM Cost Submissions, Contract Administration & Commercial Management and Final Account Settlement (future works).

 

195 -197 Kings Road, Chelsea, London

Hargreaves Jones provided pre and post contract quantity surveying services on the refurbishment and conversion of an existing commercial unit to form six luxury apartments and a Restaurant shell on the ground floor of a Grade II listed building on the Kings Road in Chelsea.

The works involved the alterations and additions to the rear elevation of the building which was in a very poor state of repair, as well as the overall refurbishment and repair of the historic façade and replacement of the shop front with a new frontage more in keeping with the character and appearance of the original c.1900 shop front. The restaurant was opened as the Ivy Chelsea Garden.

 

Beauly Denny High Voltage Over Head Line Replacement Project

Hargreaves Jones provided commercial and contract management support services for their client SSE on the £680M Beauly-Denny 400kV OHL project at invitation to tender and post contract award stage including finalisation of contractor accounts. The works included the installation of 537 no electricity pylons along a challenging 200km route through the Scottish Highlands along with the construction of 5 no substations, all of which involved multiple wayleaves, environment constraints and third-party interfaces.

This impressive project was recorded in a documentary and screened on BBC4’s under the title “New Power to the People”.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

Salisbury Care Home – Isle of Man

Hargreaves Jones provided Employer’s Agent and quantity surveying services on a 68-bed care home for Salisbury Care Developments in Douglas on the Isle of Man. The scheme involved the demolition of an existing bus depot to site the new 3 story care home. Works were let under a JCT 2011 D&B Contract with Amendments with completion achieved in 2016.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Cost Planning Studies, Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration and Final Account Agreement

 

 

Sellafield Ltd

Hargreaves Jones have provided in the past and continue to provide commercial services to Sellafield Ltd on new build, remediation and decommissioning work at the Sellafield Nuclear facility in direct employment with Sellafield Ltd and through framework quantity surveying support organisations. Directors Peter Hargreaves and Glynn Jones along with a number of Hargreaves Jones personnel have been actively engaged in commercial activities on programmes and specific projects relating to legacy issue decommissioning of the site infrastructure.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

 

The Indigo Hotel – Bath

Hargreaves Jones are providing costs consultancy services to Somerston Capital for the development and expansion of the existing Pratts Hotel in Bath and adjoining buildings into a new 166 bedroom Indigo Hotel. Due to the challenging Grade I, and Grade 2 star listing of the 18th-century Pratts Hotel and adjoining buildings in Bath City centre that make up the new hotel traditional quantity surveying services have been required to undertake this prestigious project.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Cost Planning Studies, Tender Documentation (including detailed work schedules), Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

 

Centrica Storage Ltd

Hargreaves Jones have a framework with CSL to provide quantity surveying services for new build and refurbishment of both the onshore and off-shore facilities associated with the Rough Gas Storage Facility off the east coast of Yorkshire and at Easington.

 

Rough, when fully operational is the largest gas storage facility in the UK, storing natural gas for CSL’s customers which include utilities companies, gas traders and gas producers.  When operating at full capacity, Rough gas storage facility can meet approximately 10% of the UK's winter peak day demand.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

 

A Major Manufacturing Facility

Hargreaves Jones provided commercial services to a client constructing a £15m manufacturing facility for the production of personal care products at a location in the north west of England. The construction works were let under a JCT Construction Management contract and the works completed in March 2015 and commissioning works completed in January 2016.

The successful delivery and commissioning of the facility and the administration of the contract with the contractor lead directly to further commissions being awarded by the client to Hargreaves Jones.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

Nuclear Prime Contract Review

Hargreaves Jones undertook a review of an EPC prime contract, carried out account audits and resolved a number of claims of a contract involving five operational nuclear power stations sited around the United Kingdom. Further to this, Hargreaves Jones produced a report with recommendations for improved collaborative commercial management regarding the future work scope. Hargreaves Jones were commissioned by Jacobs Engineering.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Contract Review, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement

 

South Wales to Milford Haven Gas Pipeline

Hargreaves Jones provide commercial personnel to Capita Symonds, National Grids projects services agent, to support the commercial management of a £ multi-million high pressure gas pipeline being constructed in South Wales.

 

Hargreaves Jones Services: Contract Administration.

 

Aldbrough Gas Storage Facility

Hargreaves Jones provided both commercial and project management services to Jacobs who were acting in a design and construction management capacity for SSE and Statoil on the construction of the Aldbrough GSF. The storage facility comprised 9 no caverns, each with an average volume of 300,000m3, constructed at a depth of 2 km below ground level in a layer of salt strata located on the east coast of Yorkshire near to the village of Aldbrough. The caverns were constructed using salt leaching technology and required the extensive use of drilling, workover and snubbing rigs working to considerable depths and to very high gas pressures. The above ground facility comprised a gas plant including gas heating, scrubbing and gas compression for the transfer of gas between caverns and the national distribution network.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Project Management, Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

 

Edingale Above Ground High Pressure Gas Installation

Hargreaves Jones provided pre and post contract Commercial Consultant Services including Commercial Risk Analysis to National Grid on the Edingale AGI works associated with the UK high pressure gas network.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration and Final Account Agreement.

Whitegate Refinery Turnaround Project

Hargreaves Jones provided Constructability Reports and quantity surveying services in the preparation of bills of quantities (CESSM3) on a turnaround refurbishment/upgrade project for WorleyParsons on the Whitegate Refinery located outside Cork in Eire.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Constructability Assessment Reports, Tender Documentation.

SGN Framework for Project Control Provision

Hargreaves Jones provided Project Controls services for financial governance and cost monitoring support to SGN under a framework agreement in the delivery of a suite of multi-faceted projects including gas pipelines and associated above ground installations in the south of England.  

Hargreaves Jones Services: Financial Governance and Cost Monitoring.

Hardwick to Marsh Gibbon HP Gas Pipeline

Hargreaves Jones was commissioned by Scotia Gas Networks to analyse a Contractor's claim and advise on validity and true value. The project was a £ multi-million high pressure gas pipeline being built as an upgrade to the transmission system in Southern England between the villages of Hardwick and Marsh Gibbon.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Claims Assessment and Commercial Management.

 

Langeled GRF Nitrogen Ballasting Facility

Hargreaves Jones provided Commercial and Project Management services from pre-contract through to final account settlement of the construction contracts for the client, WorleyParsons who were carrying out design and construction management for the Employer, Statoil. The project was a £ multi-million Nitrogen Ballasting Facility built to support the Langeled Gas Receiving Facility located on adjacent land at Easington on the east Yorkshire coast. The feed gas, originating from the Norwegian sector of the North Sea and transported on the world’s longest underwater gas pipeline requires nitrogen ballasting before entering the UK gas transmission system.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Project Management, Tender Documentation, Tender Assessment, Contract Negotiation & Drafting, Contract Administration and Final Account Agreement.

 

Langeled GRF Control Building

Hargreaves Jones provided Commercial Management services from pre contract through to final account settlement of the four main contracts, one building and the other three specialist equipment and controls contracts involved in the construction of the Control Building . £ multi-million facility built in Easington, East Yorkshire to receive gas from the Orman Lange field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea through the longest underwater gas pipeline in the world. Hargreaves Jones provided both Commercial and Project Management Services on the contract through to final account settlement, and third party audit assessment. Hargreaves Jones were commissioned by Worley Parsons who were acting for their clients Statoil.

Langeled Gas Receiving Facility

A £multi-million facility located at Easington, on the east coast near Hull, built to receive natural gas from the Orman Lange field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea through the longest underwater gas pipeline in the world. Hargreaves Jones provided both commercial and project management services for their client WorleyParsons who were acting for Statoil. The main works was split between two contractors undertaking the civils & building and mechanical & electrical works with Hargreaves Jones providing contract administration on both contracts from award through to final account settlement and third party stakeholder audit assessment.

Further to the successful commissioning of the facility and finalisation of the accounts with the two contractors, Hargreaves Jones were awarded a similar commission by the same client for the Nitrogen Ballasting Plant that was constructed adjacent to the Langeled GSF.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Project Management, Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

Hannibal Soar Gas Plant

Hargreaves Jones provided post contract award commercial services to their client WorleyParsons on a £ multi-million extension to the BG Tunisia owned Hannibal Gas Plant located on the north coast of Africa at Sfax in Tunisia. HJ’s principal role involved the contract administration in the latter stages of the project to provided Commercial Services to WorleyParsons to enable financial close out of their project account.

Hargreaves Jones Services: Contract Administration, Claims & Commercial Management and Final Account Agreement.

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