Following completion of the BBM.0030 Crossrail Western Tunnels and Caverns project, the project has been awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating under the Civil Engineering, Environment, Quality, Assessment and Award Scheme (CEEQUAL) after achieving a score of 90.1%! This has been confirmed as the highest scoring project out of all the Crossrail contracts and is also among the highest ever scoring civil engineering projects to participate in the scheme so many congratulations to the BFK JV team on their achievement.
What is CEEQUAL?
CEEQUAL is an evidence-based sustainability assessment, rating and awards scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping and the public realm, and celebrates the achievement of high environmental and social performance. The scheme comprises of 200 questions split into 12 topic areas;
- Project Management
- Land Use
- Ecology and Biodiversity
- Water Resources & the Water environment
- Energy & Carbon
- Material Use
- Waste Management
- Effects on Neighbours
- Relations with Local community and other Stakeholders
There are several different CEEQUAL Award levels that a project can achieve, depending on the percentage number of points scored against the question set. These are:
- more than 25% - Pass
- more than 40% - Good
- more than 60% - Very Good
- more than 75% - Excellent
A Booklet containing more information about the scheme can be found here.