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Construction manual - Project Initiation and Business Case Handbook - Chapter 15: Design - CPN 5/2019

Published: 3 Jun 2019

This Construction Policy Note (CPN) provides advance publication of Chapter 15: Design of the project initiation and business case handbook.

Published:
3 Jun 2019
Construction manual - Project Initiation and Business Case Handbook - Chapter 15: Design - CPN 5/2019

Purpose

1. This Construction Policy Note (CPN) provides advance publication of a further chapter of the project initiation and business case handbook. This is handbook one and forms part of the new construction manual.  It includes guidance on business cases, stakeholder engagement and risk. The chapter published in this Construction Policy Note (CPN) covers design in construction projects. 

Key message

2. New guidance is available to assist contracting authorities successfully deliver construction projects.

Target audience

3. This note is intended for all those contracting authority staff involved in the planning and delivery of public works projects.

Guidance

4. This note publishes Chapter 15 of the project initiation and business case handbook (handbook one) of the construction manual. It covers the role of design in public construction projects

5. Chapters 1 - 14 of the project initiation and business case handbook were published in CPN 2/2019 and CPN 4/2019.  Further information and handbook two of the construction manual are available on the Construction Procurement webpages.

Dissemination

6. Please bring this Construction Policy Note to the attention of all those staff involved in the procurement or delivery of construction activities.

Contact

Construction Procurement Policy Unit
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

Phone: 0131 244 8492
Email: constructionpolicy@gov.scot