Management of the Holyrood building project

presented for the Auditor General for Scotland June 2004 by Audit Scotland.

Publisher: Audit Scotland in Edinburgh

Written in English
Published: Pages: 89 Downloads: 710
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Subjects:

  • Scotland. -- Parliament.,
  • Scotland. -- Parliament -- Design and construction.,
  • Scotland. -- Parliament -- Buildings -- Design and construction.

Edition Notes

StatementAudit Scotland.
The Physical Object
Pagination89p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16178167M
ISBN 101904651429
OCLC/WorldCa56705272

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Report on the Holyrood Parliament building project Page 12 Exhibit 2:Changes in the forecast cost and completion of the Holyrood project Page 13 Exhibit 3:The new Parliament building Page 15 Exhibit 4:Key features of construction management procurement Page 17 Exhibit 5:Holyrood project costs reported to the Finance Committee to • Part 5 assesses the management and control of the Holyrood project in the four years since my report.

The Holyrood project was an extremely difficult and complex building project. The estimated cost increased by some £ million and there has been 20 months slippage over the last four years. In examining why this. Against an initial deadline of the new millennium, the project of building a new parliament for Scotland was much over budget and much over due by May Subsequently an independent inquiry into the building project was announced.

In June the First Minister Jack McConnell wrote to the Presiding Officer, George Reid, calling for an inquiry:File Size: KB. visitors’ book recorded comments from many of these visitors, with positive comments far outweighing any negative responses.

On 9 December a new Building Information Centre opened in the Tun on Holyrood Road. The new Centre contains models, plans and computer generated images of the new building, samples of internal and external. The Holyrood Building Project newsletter is aimed at residents in the Holyrood and surrounding areas.

The newsletters cover a variety of topics of interest to residents, keeping you informed of developments and progress on site. NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING VISITOR CENTRE O people have now visited the New Parliament Building Visitor Centre. The Holyrood Building Project newsletter is produced on a regular basis depending on the amount of information available.

However we recognise that you may have specific questions on the project. Any queries on site related aspects of the project should be directed to Bovis Lend Lease on Other general queries should initially be. Project Director for the Holyrood building project and will take up appointment in early November.

He is currently Capital Projects Director at Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust where his responsibilities include oversight of the new Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

He has previously held a number of project management positions both in. Brief summary of the Project: Road to Holyrood Site Selection: To begin with, Edinburgh City Council provided a long list of 27 sites in Edinburgh.

In September officials short listed three leading options: two new build options, either at Leith or Haymarket, or adapting and developing the existing St Andrews House building (old Royal high. The lead project sponsor (Donald Dewar) and architect (Enric Miralles) sadly both died during the construction period, which further complicated the project.

Detailed reports on the project can be found in the Hollyrood Enquir y and Parliamentary Briefin g and this article from Max Wideman. The project, referred to in the Notice of Discretionary Use posted on the town website as “The Stores at Holyrood,” would offer retail space for multiple occupants.

Mayor Gary Goobie said the. The Holyrood Inquiry A Report by the Rt Hon Lord Fraser of Carmyllie QC on his Inquiry into the Holyrood Building Project This report, presented to the First Minister, Rt Hon Jack McConnell MSP and the Presiding Officer, Rt Hon George Reid MSP, is laid before the Scottish Parliament by the Rt Hon Lord Fraser of Carmyllie QC and is.

HOLYROOD BUILDING PROJECT NEWSLETTER NO 3 JUNE Garden level viewed from MSPbuilding. REPORTS TO MSPs Throughout the last year, MSPs have received a series of reports from the SPCB on the Holyrood Project, the most recent of which was issued on 2 June. The latest report focuses on the increase in.

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I would highly recommend this book for those who are studying project management. It contains a lot of information within in it of what a project manager should not do. I recieved the book at the weekend and I am totally captured by it, from the initial conception of the Scottish Parliament building (Holyrood Project) to its s: 4.

The Scottish Parliament Building (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Pairlament Biggin) is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Edinburgh. Construction of the building commenced in June and the Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) held their first debate in the new building on 7 September   The handling of the Scottish Parliament building project has been heavily criticised at the inquiry into its rising cost.

John Campbell, the counsel to Lord Fraser's inquiry, said the scheme suffered a management failure of "gigantic proportions". Civil servants, politicians and the construction managers Bovis were among those he blamed. Building work at Holyrood in It was during this period that the fateful decision was made to use the “construction management” method for the building, in which the client has full.

The same year also saw a decision to use the "construction management" method for the building, in which the client has full control but also carries all the risk. After the first Holyrood election inthe then Scottish Office handed responsibility for the project over.

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Location: Holyrood School, Gymnasium, 94 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB. The information session was an opportunity to learn more about how feedback previously gathered from the public, the Holyrood Development Committee and the Edmonton Design Committee informed the final version of the proposal.

Review the Display Boards from the Information. After a seven-month inquiry - the second into the controversial Holyrood project - the Spanish architect Enric Miralles, who died before seeing his building completed, is. City of Holyrood. likes. This is the official Facebook Page for the City of Holyrood.

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Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, also known as Holyrood Palace is the Queen and Royal Family’s official residence in Scotland. The building itself being an architectural gem with impressive Baroque decoration. During the Middle Ages the monarchy left the cold and damp Edinburgh Castle and settled in the comfortable Holyrood Abbey guesthouse.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.Holyrood Code Book: Info about the City of Holyrood. In addition to keeping our streets and alleys maintained and clean, Holyrood provides water, electric, sewer, and trash service to our residents.

Contact the City Hall for rates and any other questions regarding these services.