CEMAR continues to successfully and efficiently manage administration on programme of city centre improvements being delivered by Coventry City Council. Since Phase One kicked off in May 2011, the CEMAR system has administered circa 20,000 communications under the project to date, each one NEC compliant, accessible, auditable and consistent.
Under the second phase, plans include improving pedestrian links into the city centre from Jordan Well to High Street to create an attractive boulevard into the city centre and junction improvements at Little Park Street, Council House Square and Lidice Place and improvements to public realm and bus interchange facilities on Trinity Street to further improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians as well as reduce congestion. A programme of wider de-cluttering will be undertaken to improve the settings to our historic buildings.
The enhancements will massively improve links to the city's major tourist attractions - the Cathedral and Transport Museum and will create a more attractive city centre environment to encourage investment and stimulate growth.
“Having used the CEMAR system for the last six months, I would wholeheartedly agree with the other testimonials I have read regarding the CEMAR system of Contract monitoring. I would also like to add that for our particular project in Coventry (Coventry 2012 Olympic Lasting Legacy) which is match funded by the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund), the CEMAR system is an invaluable Contract audit tool. The system stores all contractual communications on its dedicated servers and stores to disc on completion of the contract. Hard copies can be produced at any time and stored to archive along with the disc copies for production for audit purposes indefinitely.”
Martin Conway, Project Quantity Surveyor, Coventry City Council
“CEMAR is an excellent tool for managing contracts under NEC®. It is extremely useful for managing and coordinating a programme of works, and is easy to use. The support team are always extremely helpful and prompt in dealing with any queries and issues. I would definitely recommend CEMAR to anyone undertaking a contract under NEC®.”
Rhian Jones, Transport Projects Officer, Coventry City Council
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