Gas Network Asset Management – Cranbrook

Wales & West Utilities own and operate more than 35,000km of gas pipes supplying around 7.5M customers. As part of the ‘Exeter & East Devon Growth Point’ strategy, the new ‘Cranbrook’ housing development required the relocation of a High Press gas main to maximise usable space.

Service Synopsis

Evaluate engineering solutions

Draft and implement the Contract Strategy

Undertake Competitive Tender

Manage the delivery of the project throughout it’s life cycle


Minimum performance for Network Reliability

£100 Million

Invested annually in the maintenance and improvement of the network


Approximate length of pipelines owned and operated by WWU


New Homes in Construction to accomodate the growth of Exeter


Route Options


Members of the Developer Consortium delivering the expansion scheme

Aqua provided Project and Programme Management services to align with WWU’s commitment to Customer needs in the delivery of these diversion works.

 The project considered third party design solutions; ultimately informing the final Contract strategy, competitive tender event and contract award. Post contract management ensured a timely and efficient construction period; resulting in budget security within challenging timescales.

Aqua established an integrated project team which worked alongside the WWU project manager to successfully deliver the works within the wider programme demanded by the Consortium and Growth Point stakeholders.

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