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Quantity Surveying Consultancy

Cowling Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management Limited provides project quantity surveying and commercial management at all stages of the construction process, including pre-tender works, during construction, or post-contract works.

Our Quantity Surveyors specialise in short term contracts and freelance work in the civil engineering, infrastructure and highways sectors. Whether you simply need an hours work, half a day or a few weeks, we can accommodate your requirements.

We are flexible to the needs of our clients and are happy to discuss any requirements. We work with our clients to deliver to their exact needs first time, and believe that building good strong working relationships is the key to delivery.

Our Quantity Surveyors have the skills necessary and the flexibility to be a valued addition to your construction project. We have experience in NEC, ICC (and ICE), Network Rail contracts, JCT and bespoke contracts, as well as a range of bespoke and standard form subcontracts.

Mark Wakeman MRICS is a specialist in managing NEC contracts in the civil engineering industry and has experience in the full range/options available in the suite.


We are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and Mark is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with the same Institution.

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Experience in the following sectors
Pre-Tender Works
  • Highways

  • Landscaping (hard and soft)

  • Ecological

  • Rail

  • Water

  • Marine

  • Earthworks

  • Ground works

  • Piling

  • Heavy civil engineering

  • Light civil engineering

  • Topographical surveying

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Design Office

  • Material take-off

  • Estimating

  • Generation of tender packages

  • Contract risk appraisals

  • Bills of quantities

  • Activity schedules

  • Tender evaluations

Structural Designing
During Construction Works
  • Measure and value

  • Applications for payments and valuations

  • All aspects of subcontract procurement and management

  • Cost and value reporting

  • Cost forecasting

  • Contractual change control

  • Value forecasting

  • Contract advice

  • Contract Management

Post-Contract Works
  • Final accounts and negotiation

  • Feedback management

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