Project Management Services from Shorttle Associates -
Chartered Building Surveyors

We offer a full and comprehensive project management service for construction projects, which extends from inception to completion of the works.

Our project management services can be tailored to our clients’ specific requirements and whether co-ordinating consultants or contractors, we can provide a comprehensive, professional service.

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

One of the best ways to protect the interests of all parties so as to avoid disputed at a later date is to use a recognised standard form of building contract.

Standard forms of contract, such as the JCT Intermediate or Minor Works Agreement, will allow full financial control over a project, ensuring that the client pays only for works completed, to the correct specification and that payment terms are satisfied. In addition, regular inspection and monitoring of progression of building works is undertaken to ensure that clients’ requirements are fully satisfied.

We are familiar with most commonly used standard forms of building contract and have wide experience in administering contracts for both private and public sector clients.

SITE INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION

We can monitor and certify residential property under construction where there is no NHBC registered builder employed or it is self-build. For new dwellings such certification will be in accordance with the RICS Certification of Domestic Structures procedure.

TENDERING

We can offer professional advice on works procurement strategy and the tendering process. We can also prepare your contract documents for tender, which would commonly include Contract Preliminaries, detailed drawings and/or workmanship and materials specifications. Drawings and specifications are sent to a group of contractors (selected in consultation with yourself) to offer competitive quotations. We report results to you with a recommendation.

ESTIMATING

Using commercial pricing data, we can prepare rough orders of cost for most building projects and works. Advising in advance the likely costs for a project prior to tendering.