What was in the 147 page contract between Wirral Council and Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited for the Wirral Docks Bridges Replacement?
And when it was down, it was down,
And when it was only half-way up,
It was neither up nor down.
Below is the 147 page contract between Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited for the replacement of the Wirral Docks Bridges.
The original completion date in the contract was 4th December 2017 (later changed to 17th January 2018) but the actual date the bridges were reopened was 28th June 2018.
Dawnus Construction Holdings Limited put a price of £6,962,441 in their bid for the contract. The latest invoice I have from March 2018 showed the cost had risen to £8,222,993.18 (what the final cost was I don’t know).
A “hydraulic fault” recently led to one of the bridges being stuck. In a page listing the subcontractors for the project the mechanical and engineering design for the bridges as well as the mechanical and engineering supply was subcontracted to DavyMarkham Limited. DavyMarkham Limited went into administration earlier this year on the 8th March 2018.