Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Construction Cost Consultancy

Services Offered

•Budget estimates, elemental cost plans, and cash-flow forecasts

•Cost analysis of design and materials alternatives

•Advice on alternative methods of building procurement, appropriate tender documentation and tender enquiry procedures

•Contractor interviews/assessment of the capabilities of prospective tenderers

•Preparation of tender documents

•Bills of Quantities

•Schedules of Works

•Schedules of Employers Requirements

•Negotiation and finalisation of contracts

•Preparation of interim valuations and final accounts for building works

•Examination and valuation of contractors claims for extensions of time and additional costs

•Project Management

•Insurance Valuations

Projects Of Note

Refurbishment of Ise Valley Pavilion by Kettering Borough Council

Project management in 2004/2005; the pavilion had been damaged in an arson attack.

The appointment entailed the following:

•agreeing a design brief with the Client

•assembling and co-ordinating a design team comprising a Chartered Building Surveyor (who undertook the architectural design and the planning supervision) and a Mechanical/Electrical Engineer

•preparing and agreeing the value of a financial claim with the Client’s insurers

•selecting suitable tenderers

•preparing tender documents

•negotiating client led post tender variations and recommending a contract award to the client

•preparing contract documents

•post contract administration to final certificate

•valuation of variations, interim accounts and final accounts

Upper Crust Bakery, Woburn Sands, Phase 1

The appointment entailed the following:

•selecting suitable tenderers

•preparing tender documents

•interviewing tenderers

98 High Street, Irthlingborough

Construction Management in 2001/2002; alteration and refurbishment works to convert the existing building from shop to office space for our own use.

The service entailed the following

•securing Planning Permission for a Change of Use

•planning & Programming

•instructing a Chartered Building Surveyor to secure Building Regulation Approval and complete design drawings

•instructing Utilities

•preparing trade package Tender Documents

•instructing trade contractors

•sourcing and ordering materials

•co-ordinating trades and materials on site