Angel Meadows

Angel Meadows


Project Description

Service Description

Safer Sphere was appointed on a variety of plots consisting of Plot 2 & 3 – 284 units, Plot 4 – 333 units and Plot 5 – 169 units.
Under CDM 2015 Safer Sphere where appointed as Client CDM Advisors and Principal Designer Advisors to the lead designers. The scope of service extends through RIBA Stages 2-7 and includes:-

  • Advising the client and making them aware of duty implications
  • Assisting in the development of the Client CDM Brief
  • Advising on Pre-Construction Information via GAP analysis process
  • Issue and update of project Pre-Construction Information
  • Review and sign off of Construction Phase Plan and site welfare arrangements
  • Issue and update as required of F10 project notification
  • Independent compliance audits against Principal Contractor
  • Assisting with H&S in designs, buildability and programme to reduce risk profiles
  • Undertaking management of the Design Risk mitigations utilising our HARM process
  • Agreeing on the structure of the H&S File / O&M Manuals and liaising with 3rd party document controllers
  • Review and sign off of all H&S File information for final client issue

Service Challenges

Whilst the client and design team have led the design with best practice CDM principles, some of the key challenges included:-

  • Cleaning and maintenance Access Strategies for complex and multi-storey towers. Driving a compliant and simple strategy
  • Working over and adjacent to public open spaces and railway infrastructure
  • Contaminated site and local historic site restrictions

“Safer Sphere have provided clear and pragmatic guidance to the project team. They have navigated us through the CDM 2015 Regulations to ensure the PRS scheme achieves best practice compliance. Significant support has provided to safety in design and ensuring relevant and coherent pre-construction information for the project”.

Nick Whitehouse – Project Manager