Project:

Connected Corridors

Overview:

This project aims to enhance the reliability and quality of mobile services on the main roads and rail routes in the region, enabling those travelling to stay connected throughout their journeys.

The project will focus on developing coverage from the four national mobile network operators with an emphasis on 4G and 5G.

Lead Sponsor:

Objective

Improve connectivity

Developing consistent and reliable 4G network coverage across the region’s key road and rail routes

Investment Targets

£2.2m

Growth Deal

£0m

Other Public Sector

£0m

Private Sector

£2.2m

Total Investment

Which stage has the project reached?

Stage01.
Determine the Project context:

The planning phase of the spending proposal. Assessing the strategic context for the project and demonstrating how it provides synergy with other projects within the portfolio.

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Stage02.
Preparing the Strategic Outline Case:

The scoping phase of the project. Making the case for change and identifying the preferred way forward.

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Stage03.
Preparing the Outline Business Case:

The planning phase for the project. Identifying the options that provide value for money, confirming the affordability of the project and determining the arrangements for the successful delivery of the project. 

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Stage04.
Approval of the Outline Business Case:

The Outline Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the procurement phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage05.
Preparing the Full Business Case:

The procurement phase of the project. Recording the findings of the procurement and confirming the management arrangements for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the project.  

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Stage06.
Approval of the Full Business Case:

The Full Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the implementation phase of the project can begin. 

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Stage07.
Project implementation and monitoring:

The project implementation phase. The Full Business Case is used as a reference point to deliver the project and monitor progress. 

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Stage08.
Project Evaluation:

The post project implementation stage. Evaluating how well the project was delivered and lessons learnt.  The Full Business Case is used to determine the extent the anticipated benefits were delivered and realised.

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Key Members

  • Lee Robinson Development Director - North Wales, Transport for Wales
  • Stuart Whitfield Digital Programme Manager
  • Kirrie Roberts Digital Connectivity Project Manager