The following is a guide to prices, but please ring up to check. 

All work will be priced individually and varies according to complexity. Estimating tends towards the lower rates and legal issues towards the higher rates. Larger guaranteed volumes of work may reduce the rates, so please enquire. The rates include all overheads such as office equipment, telephones, software licenses and so on. 

Please note I am not required to charge VAT.

HOURLY RATES

FEES

Estimating &  
Quantity Surveying

Commercial, 
Project Management 
& Advice

Adjudication, 
Claims & Dispute Resolution

Hourly rate (min 30 mins)

£35

£40

£50

Daily rate (8 hours)

£250

£300

£375

Travelling to site or office charged where the journey is during working hours or where is otherwise more than 1 hour

£25 per hour

£30 per hour

£37.50 per hour

Mileage to sites or projects

55p per mile

55p per mile

55p per mile

FIXED PRICES

General Estimating

  • Typical costs for a £200k job; Bill for you to price 0.5% of job price; Pricing only from your bill 0.5% of job price; Take off, bill and pricing 0.75% of job price; Local monthly Valuations 1% of final account.

House Extension Estimating

The following are all inclusive prices for producing an estimate based on the footprint ground floor area including schedule of work items in Bill of Quantity format. Please send me your drawings and I will send you a formal quote.

HOME EXTENSION ESTIMATE PRICES

Workings taken from planning application type drawings

Workings taken from building control type drawings

Ground Floor slab area

not exceeding 50m2

 

 

1st extension

 

 

Single storey

£300

£450

Two storeys

£525

£750

2nd extension on same property

 

 

Single storey

£200

£300

Two storeys

£350

£525

 

 

 

Ground Floor slab area

exceeding 50m2 but not exceeding 100m2

 

 

1st extension

 

 

Single storey

£450

£675

Two storeys

£800

£1100

2nd extension on same property

 

 

Single storey

£300

£450

Two storeys

£525

£800

 

 

 

Others

 

 

Fixtures, Fittings and Finishes Schedules

 

£4 per item

Porch n.e. 4m2

£150

£150

Single garage

£150

£200

Double garage

£200

£275

Landscaping

0.5% of cost

0.75% of cost

Drainage and services beyond the curtilage of the property

0.5% of cost

0.75% of cost

 

 

 

Quantity Surveying

Generally

  • a typical builders full QS management service for a £500k job is £15,000 or 3% of the job cost. This asusmes their is a seperate project manager.

Home Owners 

  • a typical QS monitoring service for a £500k job is £5,000 or 1% of the job cost.
Creating Enquiries for sending to Builders

CREATING BUILDERS ENQUIRIES

Prepare Bill of Quantities

Pricing of Bill to ensure Value for Money

Analysis of Tenders Received

Job costs excluding VAT £100,000

£750

£300

£200

£250,000

£1,250

£750

£250

£500,000

£2,000

£1,000

£350

Subsidence & Property Surveying

  • Typical costs for surveying and reporting on a standard two storey property is £350. An advice visit to your property lasting 2 hours can be arranged for £150 if your local.