The Case Studies

Orchards Green Development, Ely, Cambridgeshire

Endurance Estates


The Site History

The Orchards Green Development in Ely, Cambridgeshire is a 200-acre area of land to the north of the city designated for development.

Endurance Estates is acting as Master Developer and has procured a new utility infrastructure network so that all plots will be sold on as serviced plots for residential and commercial uses. Gattica Associates Limited has an advisory role on the Orchards Green Development For Endurance Estates overseeing all the utility interfaces for master planning, the design program and procurement to the Project Manager of the utility supplier as they provide new services to the site.

Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates

Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates

Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates

Endurance Estates

“The collaboration and liaison between Endurance Estates and Gattica Associates Limited have been key to the successful delivery of the utility infrastructure of The Orchards Green Development.”

Tim Holmes
Director
Endurance Estates

Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates


The Project Overview

The project consisted of the following:

  • A new primary school
  • 1,200 new homes, including maisonettes, apartments, and houses
  • A public house and local centre retail units
  • A community centre
  • A 70 bed care home

The Scope of Works

Gattica Associates Limited was responsible for the successful delivery of:

  • Engagement with utility companies to enable design of offsite gas and electricity reinforcements
  • Coordination of the installation of the new electricity substation
  • Coordination of the installation of onsite potable water, electricity, communications and gas supply, ensuring design incorporates allowances for supply to the remaining phases
  • Liaising with client, contractor and utility companies to ensure offsite and onsite works were coordinated to enable connection by the required date for the school opening
  • Review of space planning and clash checking for all utilities

The benefits brought to the project

Gattica Associates Limited had an advisory role overseeing all the utility companies as they provided new services to the site. This involved off-site reinforcement works as well as the laying of new ducts and pipework to the plot connections.ensure that the utilities tie- in with the proposed road network the company liaised closely with WSP (Highways Consultant).

This ensured that the utilities tied- in with the proposed road network, the company liaised closely with WSP (Highways Consultant) also.

Gattica Associates Limited collaborated closely with the LDA (the lead Masterplanning and Landscape Consultant) to ensure that utility footprints did not clash with key features

Cam Drive, Ely, Cambridgeshire for Endurance Estates


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