Canning Dock, National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
A public realm project in Liverpool, Canning Dock, is one of four projects that make up the National Museum Liverpool’s Waterfront Transformation. This was a competition win in 2021, led by Asif Khan Studio, in collaboration with Theaster Gates.
The project scope includes a new pedestrian bridge to improve circulation and access to the site; restoration of the existing graving dock making it safe and accessible to the public and a new intervention in the South Graving dock, as well improvements to the public realm allowing the site to host events and community activities.
Plan A’s Key Responsibilities
Managing the design process amongst a large design team including the following disciplines: maritime, structural, MEP engineering, heritage, lighting, signage & wayfinding, bridge specialist, security, community engagement.
Programming the design stages, coordinating and chairing key meetings amongst the design and client teams, ensuring clear communication between design team, NML and the community partners. Co-production is a key part of this project.
Regular reporting to the client team on progress and key issues to help ensure that decisions required were understood and tracked.
Fee management – Plan A are assisting Asif Khan (Lead Consultant) with managing the invoice schedule(s) of the sub-consultant team.
Develop Design Responsibility Matrix – define level of design responsibility for each element of the works within the scheme.
Manage Client comments tracker – ensuring all client comments at key milestones are responded to and addressed.
Project: Canning Dock, National Museums Liverpool, Liverpool, UK