Central Yard Complex Facility


BAE Systems Maritime - Central Yard Complex Facility

    In July 2017, working alongside Morgan Sindall as Lead Contractor, BIMBOX were appointed as Lead Information Management Consultant to help deliver the state-of-the-art £100 million nuclear submarine building complex in Barrow In Furness, Cumbria. The complex is now used to outfit and test the most advanced submarines in the Royal Navy's fleet and comprises production, workshop and office facilities and includes two cranes, each with a 150 tonne capacity and a 60m span.


    The complexity and scale of the site, coupled with the building’s design requirements meant that the project required a team with particular expertise, and experience of working in partnership with defence contractors. In this context BIMBOX provided critical oversight and support of the projects Level 2 BIM objectives, including fulfilling the role of trusted advisor for the strategic, technical and managerial information management requirements and ensuring compliance with UK BIM standards across the project.

    Responsibilities fulfilled by BIMBOX on the project include:

    • Project BIM Documentation: Appraisal and Authoring of project Standards and Protocols including EIR, AIR, BEP, Co-ordinated COBie Schemas.

    • Technical Oversight and Implementation: Advice, configuration of Project BIM Software / Tools such as Navisworks, Solibri, Revit

    • Stakeholder Engagement: Trusted Advisor to the delivery team and client, managing expectations and alignment of critical-path deliverables affected by Information Management

    • Project Co-ordination and Delivery: scheduled updating, auditing and verification of value-adding data, both remote and on-site

    • Clash Detection performance and reporting: ensured the Project Information Model consistently met the necessary BIM Level 2 standards and compliancy requirements, and facilitated the successful co-ordination of multi-disciplinary design and construction information

    • Training and Support: Regularly holding Workshops and providing Technical support for the Client and Delivery Team ensured the seamless flow of value-adding information throughout the project and ensured the Quality assurance and control expectations were met without fail.

    Central Yard Complex Facility

    BAE Systems Maritime
    Central Yard Complex Facility

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