Local Highway Authorities Collaborative Alliances Toolkit
Download the Local Highway Authority Collaborative Alliance Toolkit
1. The Local Highway Authorities Collaborative Alliance Toolkit - COMPLETE with text and appendices (first published by HMEP in July 2012)
Local Highway Authorities Collaborative Alliance Toolkit (PDF, 152pages, 995KB)
The Local Highway Authorities Collaborative Alliance Toolkit - ONLY TEXT (version 1) without appendices (first published by HMEP in July 2012)
LHA Collaborative Alliances Toolkit v1 - ONLY TEXT (PDF, 60pages, 597KB)
APPENDICES (Toolkit, D1, D2 and D3) of The Local Highway Authorities Collaborative Alliance Toolkit and supporting resources (version 1) including examples of support materials developed by members of existing alliances (first published by HMEP in July 2012)
Appendices - LHA Collaborative Alliances Toolkit v1 (PDF, 90pages, 620KB)
Download PowerPoint slides about The Local Highway Authority Collaborative Alliance Toolkit that help to explain and to present the idea of a collaborative alliance to members, senior offier and colleagues. Appendix D1 - Why have an Alliance (Members) (PPT, 12slides, 449KB) Appendix D2 - Why have an Alliance (Senior Officers) (PPT, 18slides, 1.65MB) Appendix D3 - Setting up and operating an alliance (Officers) (PPT, 22slides, 1.71MB)
The slides should be read in conjunction with the main toolkit.
The Collaborative Alliance Toolkit is a flexible ‘how to’ guide that helps to explain how collaboration between local highway authorities can support greater efficiencies and savings, outlining the systems and processes needed to set up and to operate a successful alliance.
About the Local Highway Authority Collaborative Alliance Toolkit
From contracting professional services; to achieving greater buying power through shared procurement; the toolkit provides helpful documents and templates as well as real examples that help to explain the concept to others and to speed up the process of setting up, and establishing an alliance.
Why the Local Highway Authority Collaborative Alliance Toolkit is neededEvidence shows that alliances of local highway authorities can deliver significant efficiencies and improved services.
By working collaboratively with several other authorities for a common purpose, including entering into frameworks to procure common services, helps to achieve economies of scale and bring significant benefits to local highway maintenance.
Drawing on existing networks and practices from authorities that have formed alliances, the toolkit enables fledgling alliances to learn from others, helping them to advance to maturity and to realise the many benefits and new ways of working.
If you intend using the toolkit the Programme may be able to offer limited mentoring support to help you get your alliance started - contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org with the header ‘LHA Collaborative Alliance Toolkit’.
Last updated on 1st May 2014
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