20 Oct 2021

QUINTIN QS invited to offer advice on a major private housing scheme in Cloughey, on the Ards Peninsula. Updated: 20th October 2021 Scheme recently received full planning permission. Good result 👏 for Planning Consultants/Architects and all design team. Discussions forthcoming next week on favoured procurement route to deliver scheme, taking into account client requirements. Update: […]

06 Oct 2021

The UK Government use the term / slogan ‘levelling up’ and here is an example of the need for such, in housing terms. Above graphic only covers England. Would be interesting to view such map extended to the all the devolved regions also, and our EU neighbours in the South of Ireland. Below are the […]

01 Oct 2021

We like to think our QS services help in the procurement of construction work. We have an example of a client having paid out 90 times our pre-contract fee for works not completed and more than likely, unrecoverable. So, bear this in mind if considering any future building work, whether an Architect, CA, Client, Builder […]

28 Sep 2021

From April 2022, all construction and related industries as listed below, not able to continue using red diesel in their manufacturing processes. A further upward, indirect cost pressure to be passed down the customer chain. Which industries will be affected by red diesel changes? There are many industries which are set to lose out and […]

22 Sep 2021

one4ballygalget Update: 22nd September 2021 QUINTIN QS continuing to support Ballygalget GAC in 2021. COVID-19 easements seen training and competition activities return and now reach completion with success. Appreciation to volunteers, coaching / training staff and club management involved in preparation for return of activities and the ongoing efforts to provide activities for all our […]

21 Sep 2021

Within the British Isles, the construction industry has been notoriously slow in adopting the use of the internet across the complete supply chain. Yes, email and zoom is fast becoming the new normal amongst design teams and clients, but beyond that, usage begins to dwindle, fast. A silo mentality exists between sectors and suppliers in […]

16 Sep 2021

‘Competitive tendering is a common method of procurement in the construction industry. Those tendering for a contract are often competing with others, and generally, none of the tenderers are aware of the quotes provided by each other; therefore, they are incentivised to submit their most competitive tender’ On larger schemes, not withstanding the hype surrounding […]