New National Horizons Centre – Teesside University

New National Horizons Centre – Teesside University


Project Description

Service Description

Safer Sphere was appointed the role of Principal Designer Advisor on the construction of the new National Horizons Centre at Teesside University. The new facility has been developed for scientific innovation, research and teaching. Additional work to the site included the development of the car park for the new facility and landscaping around the new building structure.

Under CDM2015 the scope of services includes:

  • Principal Designer Advisor services in line with CDM 2015
  • Assisting with H&S in designs, buildability and programme to reduce risk profiles
  • Assisting the Client in discharging their duties under CDM
  • Pre-Contract reviews with sub-contractors and packages

Service Challenges

This project appointment is a diverse and complicated role requiring highly competent input with a practical application. Some of the key challenges included:-

  • Maintaining the current right of way through the site to the university teaching facilities
  • Working on a live campus with students and teaching staff
  • Provision of welfare facilities to a site with no power and water