Having timely access to accurate building quantities coupled with detailed item descriptions is key to securing profitable work and reducing project pricing risk. Quest Construction Estimating (QCE) have over 50 years practical site-based and consultancy experience across almost all sectors of the construction industry and provide a fast, dedicated and cost-effective measurement and BQ preparation service to:-

  • Main contractors – we can prepare detailed BQs or schedules of approximate quantities for projects from £25,000 to £50 million+, working from a full set of detailed drawings or the most basic of planning-stage sketches


  • Specialist sub-contractors – we regularly assist groundworks and civils contractors, joinery contractors, plasterers and fit-out companies in quantifying their works packages, allowing them to confidently provide fixed-price lump sum sub-contract quotations


  • Small builders – we provide a competitive full take-off and pricing service for extensions, one-off new-builds, refurbishment and fit-out projects


  • Developers & consultants – we can assist with cost planning at all stages, helping to reduce project risk by accurate quantification


Using the latest computer-based measurement, billing and pricing applications, QCE provide a guaranteed value-for-money service, working to tight tender deadlines. Our practical experience gained from many years of site work ensures that essential items such as working space, double-handling and cut/fill are not missed and we provide comprehensive explanatory notes to accompany each BQ section.

All BQ’s are prepared to standard SMM7 / NRM2 or practical builder’s quantities and are formulated ready for easy importing into industry-standard estimating packages such as Conquest, Causeway and Evaluate.

Bill of Quantities
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Cut & Fill
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