Cost Consultants

From Bills of Quantities to Full Project Management, Construction Q are the Quantity Surveyors of choice.
Working for Developers, Private Clients, or part of a Design Team of Consultants, CQ always add value to your project

Fund Monitoring

Working with financial institutions and private finances, Construction Q can advise on scheme viability, verification and certification of cash flows and fund draw down. We can also supply forensic services where projects have already experienced difficulties.

Feasibility studies

Construction Q can provide solid cost advice required in the early stages of your project to help assess the viability of your scheme.

Cost planning

We offer a full service of budget estimating and cost planning to establish initial budgets and control the costs through the design and planning stage.

Bills of Quantities

Construction Q can prepare your BQ in many different formats depending upon your needs. Providing exact quantities the BQ is an excellent tool for comparing tenders & budget control.


Bringing together the Design Team information, CQ will prepare the tender documentation including the Preliminaries if required. Once the tenders are returned we provide a full tender report in an easy to follow format for the client ensuring all tenders are on a like for like basis.


Construction Q can offer advice on the most suitable form of contract for your project. Once terms have been explained and agreed we will then prepare the contract documents for execution. We have experience with all forms of JCT and NEC Contracts.

Project Cost Control

Crucial to the success of any construction project. CQ can manage this process with regular Cost Control reports and advice. Early warnings can be given by spotting variations and reviewing the costs in a timely manner.

Risk Management

By identifying risks early on we can implement procedures to mitigate those risks and ensure that they do not unnecessarily affect the project

Life Cycle Costing

Consideration of whole life costs are crucial at the design stage for the success of any project. In addition to the initial construction cost, the lifecycle costs provide an insight into the whole life cost of a project by assessing the maintenance, replacement and removal costs. We can assist your design team to ensure value for money for the life of your building.

Dispute Resolution

We can advise on best courses of action, contractual obligations and commercial issues. We can also explore alternative methods of dispute resolution with you before further action is taken.

Contract Administration

Construction Q can work alongside your Architect or can take sole responsibility for Contract Administration including issuing of Instructions and formal notices as required under the contract.

Project Management

There’s no comfort where there’s no control. That’s why we take an iron grip on projects once up and running. Regular site inspections monitor progress against projected timescales and quality against expected standards.

Principal Designer

Not sure of your duties under CDM? Construction Q can act on your behalf to plan, manage and co-ordinate the health & safety on your project.