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Blackrockpm provides high quality expert witness, tribunal, and construction consulting services within the disciplines of Delay Analysis, Quantum Analysis and Project Advisory.

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    Blackrockpm’s experts act diligently to systematically and comprehensively analyse the issues and provide robust advice and solutions.   

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    Blackrockpm understands the needs of our clients and works to provide the best possible service in a timely and efficient manner.

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    Blackrockpm operates on a global platform and we continue to provide services to clients all over the world.

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  • Richard Edwin
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  • Neil Fitch
  • John Fletcher
  • David Goodman
  • Chris Johnston
  • Will Kerr
  • Khalid Lachheb
  • Ewen Maclean
  • Sharon McGahey
  • Ian Osbaldeston
  • Rob Palles-Clark
  • Margarita Papaioannou
  • Gary Peters
  • Joanne Prior
  • Jeff Whitfield


University District Development

Phase 1 of the North West Cambridge Development comprised the development of a new district for the University of Cambridge on a 150 hectare site.

Power Station

A large, greenfield, coal-fired power plant project.

Power Station

A coal-fired power plant project including power station buildings, administrative buildings, roads and a high-voltage yard.

Multi-purpose off-shore vessel

Design and build of a multi-purpose off-shore construction vessel, where design and programme delays led to eventual termination of the contract by the employer.

Cambridge Guided Bus

Blackrockpm was appointed to produce an independent expert report on the delays experienced on the project.

Major Skyscraper

The Shard skyscraper, the tallest building in the UK.

Major Roadway

Construction of a six-lane, limited access highway, including tunnels.

Town Centre Transportation Package

Roadway refurbishment undertaken on a live road network.

Retail & Commercial Premises

Retained façade redevelopment of a retail and commercial premises.

Hydropower Scheme

A run of river hydroelectric generating scheme.

Coal-fired Power Plant

A three unit, coal-fired power plant, with each unit of the plant comprising a circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler with a high pressure superheated steam capacity and a steam turbine generator.

Mail Centre

Building refurbishments on a mail centre, which was previously operated as one of the largest mail sorting centres in the world.

Listed Building

A live £45 million listed building fit-out in a major city centre.

International Airport

Development of a major international airport, including roads, runways, taxiways, aprons, utilities and buildings.

Single Story Hospital

A single storey hospital comprising two zones and including an outpatient clinic, pharmacy, hospital, audiology, x-ray department and catering facilities.

Commercial Mix-use Development

Construction of a mixed-use development containing a hotel, apartments and a shopping mall.

Major Roadway

Construction of a major roadway, where key issues included: disputed measurement of bills; termination of the main contractor; and disputed variations.

Airport Maintenance Hangar

Construction of an airport maintenance hangar as part of a major international airport expansion project.

Modularised Hotel

A modularised hotel comprising 215 hotel rooms and 29 apartments. Key issues included: change of scope; shell and prefabricated modules; additional scope; and disruption.

Wind Farm

30Mw on-shore wind farm.

Port Container Terminal

A three phase extension of a container terminal including construction of a new jetty and upgrading of the existing wharf, which was terminated.

Industrial Research Facility

Complex building envelope for a large petroleum research facility.

Urban Regeneration Project

Mixed-use urban regeneration project consisting of 5 buildings, with total site area of 5.8 acres, comprising commercial, residential and retail space.

Mixed-use Development

Refurbishment of a mixed-use development including a new central core refurbishment of 5 floors and construction of an additional floor, where the project experienced adverse ground conditions and partywall issues.

Combined Cycle Power Plant

A combined cycle electricity power plant and desalination facility.

Oil & Gas Processing Plant

High value construction project involving six initial production facilities to process crude oil, water and gas from wells on three different sites, to increase the oil production capacity of an oil field development.

Submicron Semiconductor Production Line

Extension to and construction of a new Submicron Semiconductor production line.

Medical & Research Centre

World class hospital and medical research facility.

Waste Water Plant

Construction of a waste water plant in the UK.

Mineral Processing Plant

Mineral processing plant on the site of an open-cut copper mine.

Urban Building Development

Large urban mixed-use building refurbishment in a major city centre.

Gas Liquefaction Plant

A gas liquefaction plant where a dispute arose between the Main Contractor and one of their Subcontractors on a re-measurement contract.

Listed Building

Rebuilding of a listed building following the collapse of a partywall.

Residential Development

Development comprising 18 new build luxury apartments, split between two blocks, where various design defects were alleged in both the roof and various balconies.

International Airport

Supply and installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works to a major international airport, where key issues included:

Closed Cycle Power Plant

Conversion of an open cycle power plant into closed cycle power plant by installing a steam turbine to work alongside the two existing gas turbines.

Art Gallery

Extension of an iconic art gallery with a complex façade.

On-shore Oil Tank Farm

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of an on-shore oil tank farm with associated pump station, substation, control and administration buildings

High-end Residential Accommodation

Refurbishment of an eight-storey hotel into a high-end residential accommodation in a prime city centre location.

Sewer Replacement

Remedial works on a section of sewer owing to a concrete blockage which occurred when installing a retaining wall to protect nearby cliff side properties from rock falls.

Leisure & Youth Centre

A leisure and youth centre development where a dispute arose regarding delay and disruption to the project.

Television Studios

Defective steelwork discovered within a newly built television studios whilst the works on-site were being completed.

Grade II Listed Building

Redevelopment of a Grade II listed building in a major city centre, where defective groundworks and site investigation flaws delayed project progress.

Commercial Mix-use Premises

Multi-story building that underwent substantial structural and internal refurbishment by the landlord while the existing sitting tenant ran a successful business from the ground-floor premises.

Rail Project

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) rail project including the construction of a train maintenance depot, satellite sidings, head shunt and an accommodation block.

Residential Development

Remediation works to fire and subsequently flood damaged residential development.

Airport Terminal & Links

Construction of a new terminal and links to an existing airport, where the project was terminated.

Multi-story Office Building

Refurbishment of multiple floors of an office building where design issues and logistics caused delay and disruption.

Underground Civils Works

Construction of the main underground civils works to a pumped-storage power station, including intake pipework, power house complexes and mains access tunnels.

Biogas Plant

Biogas plant to convert waste material into gas to be supplied to the national grid, where the project experienced equipment issues and feedstock deficiencies.

Piping Refurbishment

On-shore to off-shore piping refurbishment for tanker loading from an oil refinery, where the project experienced design issues.

Building Refurbishment

Refurbishment of existing buildings into a distillery, including associated mechanical and electrical (M&E) works.