Project Details

Project - HMP Five Wells

Sector - Commercial

Technology - Offsite

Company - Kier

Project Overview

Rob has led a pioneering team to deliver the multi-award winning, 1,680-place prison, HMP Five Wells, making extensive use of offsite technologies and pushing the boundaries for digital integration through the offsite supply chain Involved from concept to site delivery, Rob fostered a culture of openness, collaboration and trust, managing personnel and resources to ensure key aspects of the brief were consistent with the overarching delivery strategy He led a collaborative team during preconstruction, which featured the first use of a PPC2000 Project Partnering form of contract for multiple main contractors. His can-do attitude, eye-for-detail, problem-solving mentality and 33 years of experience, including significant expertise in offsite manufacture from previous schemes, has been invaluable to project success During COVID-19, Rob instigated a number of measures to ensure works progressed safely and with minimal impact to programme, his inclusive approach tying the whole team together, united behind a common goal Rob’s exemplar leadership has had a considerable and diverse impact, from direct project benefits, wider economic and social gains, to programme-wide improvements through standardisation, digital integration and MMC.