West of England MetroBus - Stoke Gifford Transport Link

Faithful+Gould has unrivalled experience in the disciplines of programme management, project management and commercial management of complex highway and infrastructure schemes for central and local government organisations. Over a number of years Faithful+Gould has developed a wealth of knowledge of working with these organisations at strategic and project level. As a result, we were selected by South Gloucestershire Council to provide full programme management services for the North Fringe to Hengrove (NFH) West of England MetroBus Programme.

This is a package of bus priority infrastructure projects specifically designed to provide a fast, frequent, high quality, reliable and modern bus service from the fringes of Bristol to the city centre, linking locations of employment and growth with residential areas, and the wider bus and rail network.

The new road will improve transport links between Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and the A4174.

One of the projects within NFH is the Stoke Gifford Transport Link (SGTL), a 2km single carriageway highway between the Parkway North Roundabout, Stoke Gifford and the A4174 ring road at Harry Stoke. The project has a value of approximately £12 million and comprises: earthworks, drainage, pavement construction, lighting, communications, and accommodation works. Within SGTL there are two structures: Ham Brook Bridge and Curtis Lane Railway Bridge, both delivered under separate contracts. The new road will improve transport links between Bradley Stoke, Stoke Gifford and the A4174. It will also improve links to the motorway network and alleviate pressure on the surrounding roads.

Faithful+Gould provided NEC Project Management, Cost Management and Risk Management over the duration of the construction activities to financial completion.

The project was designed by CH2M, and Alun Griffiths Construction Ltd of South Wales was the contractor.

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