Quantity Surveying

Chartered Quantity Surveyors

McNaughts are a company of well-established independent quantity surveyors with a proven track record of successful project delivery. Our team of chartered surveyors provide high quality construction cost planning, management and reporting vital to the success of every building project.

Project Feasibility
At the commencement of a project McNaughts will advise clients on constraints which may have financial considerations. We will actively assist our clients to address these issues which will assist the assessment of project viability and increase the accuracy of cost planning.
Cost Planning & Benchmarking
We work closely with you and your consultants to provide accurate cost plans in line with RICS guidance, utilising industry and in-house data sources. Our cost plans can be used to benchmark projects in ‘value for money’ appraisals and for District Valuer review relevant to section 106 or affordable housing contributions.
Value Engineering
Throughout a project we will assess how savings can be made by reviewing specification levels, assessing alternative methods of construction and reviewing design proposals. By engaging the entire project team we endeavour to identify savings to the benefit of project budget.
Procurement
Providing you with advice to select the right procurement route and form of contract to meet your objectives. We provide management of the tender period including programming, preparation and issue of tender documentation to potential contractors, followed by reviewing and reporting upon the tenders received. We will also prepare the relevant contract documentation.
Bills of Quantities & Tender Specifications
McNaughts can provide you with fully measured bills of quantities undertaken in accordance with the RICS New Rules of Measurement and other recognised measurement standards, including formulating preliminaries and project specifications. We can also compile activity schedules, pricing schedules, contract sum analyses and other pricing documents for tendering projects, depending on the procurement route and form of contract.
Cost Planning & Benchmarking
We work closely with you and your consultants to provide accurate cost plans in line with RICS guidance, utilising industry and in-house data sources. Our cost plans can be used to benchmark projects in ‘value for money’ appraisals and for District Valuer review relevant to section 106 or affordable housing contributions.
Financial Control & Reporting
Construction tenders and quotations are appraised for compliance with project requirements, accuracy and value for money. Our reports include recommendations on how to proceed to appoint a contractor and project risks. During construction McNaughts keep all parties informed of cash flow and the anticipated final costs through regular reporting of actual and forecasted costs. Working alongside the contractor’s commercial teams McNaughts will support your project manager in the assessment of any project cost variations.
Preparation of Final Accounts
Costs associated with project variations will be agreed as the works proceed. Upon completion of the project we formalise the agreement of the final project costs with the contractor in accordance with the timescales and processes prescribed under the relevant form of contract.

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