Sector: Public & Community

Middlemoor Police HQ Infrastructure, Exeter

Project Description

Identification and mapping of the above and below ground services

High and low voltage cabling, HV connection from Wester Power and provision of water and gas supplies

Full design and re-provision of the critical secure data and telecommunications systems and coordinating diversions

Isolation of the existing infrastructure including the district heating, providing resilience to aging systems, establishing a private HV network and new connections for potential new residential sites

Oversaw the shutdowns ensuring safe isolation, verifying all reinstatement work

Undertook witnessing procedures, signing of risk assessments and managing the specialist contractors

Leading the commissioning and testing of the works as they progressed

Challenging reorganisation, planning and reprovision of infrastructure services at the Devon & Cornwall Police Headquarters

Project Involvement

SDS are Bluelight Framework consultants to Devon and Cornwall Police and also for Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

The police are aiming to reorganise their facilities on their extensive headquarters campus at Middlemoor in Exeter

As part of the rationalisation, the police are seeking to dispose of land for a future major food retail development and accommodate a new
custodial suite

Under our framework we were commissioned to lead the study and implementation on this £2.1m infrastructure project

Oversaw the shutdowns ensuring safe isolation, verifying all reinstatement work

SDS were responsible for the identification of existing services, designing and scheduling the works, overseeing and co-ordination of the specialist contractor

Project Benefits

Working collaborative, on a daily basis, with the client to ensure  minimum disruption to the operations on this sensitive site

Liaising and commissioning new service supplies with the utilities undertakings

Managing, coordinating and verifying the work of a number of specialist contractors who were working closely together