Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Scotland, United Kingdom

Client: Glasgow 2014 Limited

Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying, Project Management


In 2007, the Commonwealth Games were awarded to Glasgow.

Partnering with Event Planning Group, RLB worked closely with the senior management team, providing consultancy in strategic planning, cost planning of overlay, health and safety advice and physical security systems

The Details

Early on, strategic advice was provided in terms of the planning and delivery cycle of event overlay, including lessons learnt on previous projects, model venue exercises, cost management, procurement and venue operational planning. Health and Safety advice for delivery of the Games was also provided.

At overlay block planning stage, RLB provided Glasgow with a cost plan of all of the overlay for competition and non-competition venues.

Finally RLB provided project and cost management of the physical security system, which included design management, procurement, value engineering and contract management.