Aconex puts major university project in a class by itself

Project name: North West Cambridge Development | Industry: Health & EducationProject size: US$1.7 billion | Location: Cambridge, England, U.K.

The North West Cambridge Development is the single largest capital project in the 800-year history of the University of Cambridge. The 15-year master plan for the 150-hectare site includes 3,000 homes, 100,000 square meters of research space, 5,300 square meters of retail space, a senior living facility, a community center, a healthcare center, a primary school, child care facilities, a 130-room hotel, roads, a drainage system, and site infrastructure and landscaping. 

Challenges

  • Complex, multi-faceted project with many parts.
  • High public visibility.
  • Effective management of bidding and tendering process for contractors.
  • Processing of documents, communications and workflows according to uniform, coordinated procedures.

Solutions

  • Project collaboration between all project participants on a single, secure system.
  • Real-time access, distribution, tracking, and archiving of files.
  • Automated workflows for review and approval.
  • Permanent audit trail.

Results

  • Streamlined communication processes.
  • Proactive compliance with requirements.
  • Reduced cost.
  • Managed risk.
Back to projects

Related projects

Health & Education

US$245 million
University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Aconex is like a virtual manager of people

Michael Ruckhaus, Senior Project Manager

Hospitality & Community

US$214 million
CMLC and MHPM Build Library on Top of Tunnel with Aconex

CMLC MHPM Calgary Central Library

With Aconex, it’s easy to see who got what and when.
Yamin Shihab,Senior Project Manager, MHPM