Construction Estimating Services
Based in South Yorkshire, we offer the benefits of over 30 years experience working for various employees from large blue chip construction companies and house building developers down to small local builders and specialist subcontractors.
I have been in the position of homeowner wanting an extension, owner of a building company tendering for work, successful estimator for major international construction companies, designer of cost effective sustainable new build properties and project manager delivering a dream project on time and on budget. So being able to draw upon my experience I am able to correctly cost up the project thus providing a worry free transition from contemporary design to award winning properties. This service is now available to all at an easily affordable rate.
Our services are guaranteed to improve your client base, and provide you with a substantial advantage over your competitors.
Impartial assessment of costs
Unrivalled technical expertise
Detailed material schedule
Materials itemised in build stage
Schedule of special order items
Products listed in UoM
Using our service will not only increase your success rate greatly but also maximise your profits.
All Estimates prepared are built up from first principles with agreed labour rates as provided by clients or as thought fit for the project.
1. We have worked in partnership with numerous builders, clients and architects over the decades
2. We guarantee a totally confidential service to you, the client.
3. We can supply fully prepared, resourced and priced tenders to all parties concerned.
4. We price all projects professionally, calculating full rate build ups from first principles, individually tailored for every estimate.
5. We can assist larger companies when staff shortages effect the ability to tender projects.
6. We are an inexpensive and cost effective way of pricing tenders for a company.
7. You need only to use us on a project by project basis so there is no permanent overhead costs of a full time employee Estimator.
8. You receive a fully detailed quantity take offs and estimate breakdown including a summary of all labour, plant, material and sub-contract requirements (if needed)
9. All our prices are site proven
We regularly provide detailed quotes for architects in Sheffield and nationwide.
We can work with or prepare Bills or Quantities from detailed drawings or sketches on the back of a fag packet
Here at CES, we specialise in estimating services for main and sub-contractors. They form part of 85% of all our annual work.
Why CES Ltd?
Before I answer can I just ask you a few questions:
- Would you climb aboard an aeroplane with a pilot that has flown nothing more than a kite?
- Would you go to a surgery and seek medical advice from someone holding nothing more than a first aid certificate?
- Would you trust your company and livelihood to an estimating company that can read drawings and schedules and produce impressive looking priced documents?
If you, and I hope you have answered a resounding NO to any of these questions please read on
- I am an apprentice trained tradesman that has manually worked on construction projects.
- I have estimated on behalf of local and international companies for over thirty years.
- I graduated with an honours degree from university
- I have bought land, designed, built and sold my own properties
- I have grown a small subcontractor into a thriving company with a five year, 10,000 property contract in just 12 months
- I am under graduate lecturer in estimating at a local university
- I understand the industry and consistently provide a beneficial service to all my clients
I work for clients nationwide and can guarantee to increase your workload, maximise your profits and to grow your business to your preferred size.
I can also offer a quantity surveying service for all your current and future projects and will prepare a monthly cost/value reconciliation and manage any variations/instructions you undertake. You will be able to concentrate on the direction of your business whilst knowing your contracts are left in the capable hands and not missing out on extra unclaimed works.
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5 Calner Croft, Sothall, Sheffield. S20 2PY
Company Registration No. 8919642 (England & Wales)