Design - Specification - Condition Surveys - Project Management - CDM

All of our services are tailored to suit the particular requirements of our clients and can cover all areas and aspects of the works including:

Surveys

  • Health and Safety and related issues
  • Disabled access compliance
  • Equipment condition with estimated remaining economical life
  • Delapidations schedule
  • Maintenance audit
  • Modernisation or replacement recommendations
  • Budget costs

Design and Pre-Contract

  • Budget estimates
  • Dimensional surveys
  • Builders work, structural and electrical implications and services investigations
  • Equipment selection, tender drawings and technical specifications
  • Tender and contract documentation
  • Selection of suitable tenderers
  • Analysis and report on tender returns
  • Contractors interviews

Post-Contract Management

  • Site progress and contractual meetings and minutes
  • Approval of drawings
  • Valuation and authorisation of payments and certificates
  • Witnessing of contractors' tests
  • Production of defects or uncompleted work schedules
  • Checking of record drawings and O&M Manuals
  • Satisfactory completion of defects liability and maintenance period
  • Production of final account

CDM Principal Contractor Duties

  • Plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the pre-construction phase. Take account of information (such as an existing health and safety file) that might affect design work carried out both before and after the construction phase has started
  • Help and advise the client and designers in bringing together pre-construction information they need to carry out their duties
  • Work with any other designers on the project to eliminate foreseeable health and safety risks and where that is not possible, take steps to reduce or control those risks
  • Ensure that everyone involved in the pre-construction phase communicates and cooperates, coordinating their work wherever required
  • Liaise with the principal contractor, keeping them informed of any risks that need to be controlled during the construction phase

Portfolio Management

  • Management of both scheduled and non-scheduled works including maintenance, repair works and statutory periodic inspections
  • Quality audit of maintenance contractor performance and equipment condition
  • Client support for all ongoing technical and compliance issues
  • Payments approval and budget planning