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PSW’s 10 Year History
Our Services

Services

We are dedicated to delivering quality professional building consultancy services to our clients across all sectors in the UK.

The specialist knowledge our professional and highly experienced teams possess is underpinned by their creative and technical expertise. Their practical problem-solving skills deliver a flexible hands-on approach.

Current projects include new construction and refurbishment together with internal fit out and maintenance of buildings. These range in size from minor building services work to multi million pound construction projects.

EMPLOYERS AGENT

Our chartered surveyors have decades of experience in this specialist role. A dedicated team will work with you from inception to completion to ensure that together we focus on delivering innovative solutions, clearly define project parameters, budgets, timescales and expectations to achieve a successful outcome.

We are always on hand to guide clients through the intricacies of this form of contract and are able to explore the benefits of risk allocation, leaving the design to contractors and making use of their practical building experience.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We provide a project management service to clients who appreciate our “can do” approach and the open and professional manner in which we meet and often exceed their expectations. A dedicated team will work in partnership with you to ensure that together we focus on delivering innovative solutions, maintain our flexibility and clearly define project parameters, budgets, timescales and expectations to achieve a successful outcome. It’s this personal approach to our clients and our ‘hands on’ approach to the job that’s keeps many of them coming back to us year after year after year.

MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Our engineering teams are all geared up to provide you with a full range of design, specification and supervision services for both mechanical and electrical installations. The projects we undertake may be many and diverse, yet they have one thing in common – success. Whether it is a minor building services alterations or a multi-million pound construction project, we remain committed to work towards a better environment and PSW’s expertise needn’t cost you the earth.

COST CONSULTANCY

PSW has significant experience in providing our clients cost management services. We’ve earned a reputation for trust and integrity from many by ultimately providing services of proven quality for all. We will provide you with independent, best value cost advice on any commission we receive ensuring you profit from our experience and realise the most from your investment. Thoroughly professional and with a commitment to innovation and best practice, we at PSW will strive to exceed your expectations, whether you’re a commercial or public sector client, by bringing our huge experience and expertise to bear on every one of your projects to enhance your reputation – and ours!

SITE FINDING

Over the past 10 years or so, PSW have increasingly seen a client need for development opportunities with cost certainty and swift procurement procedures. PSW therefore seek to find sites, assess them for financial viability and buildability and work with a variety of design and build contractors to obtain firm costs. This then enables PSW to offer their clients a packaged scheme with a contractor who has considered the risks and is able to agree to a fixed contract sum as well as exploring the options for Joint Venture.

PSW understand their clients requirements and provide this service to make their lives easier.

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER (CDM 2015)

PSW know that there is nothing more important than health and safety and so we take the responsibility of Principal Designer seriously. Our experienced Principal Designers use their communication and organisation skills to plan, manage, monitor and coordinate health and safety in the preconstruction phase of your project. This includes identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risks and ensuring designers carry out their duties.

PSW will help you to fulfil your duties under the act as a commercial client and prepare and provide relevant information to other duty holders as well as liaising with the principal contractor to help in the planning, management, monitoring and coordination of the construction phase.

CLERK OF WORKS

At PSW, we pride ourselves in our attention to quality. Our clerk of works team therefore helps us to ensure that works are carried out to a high standard and to specification. Our professional clerk of works have long histories of working with tradesman and are able to liaise about all aspects of the work, particularly if problems arise. We are often able to resolve matters before they become problems without any conflict. We can provide regular reports in a format tailored to your requirements. This service adds real value to a project and ensures that you get the best out of the contractor.

OJEU TENDER MANAGEMENT

The European public contracts directive (2014/24/EU) applies to public authorities including, amongst others, government departments, local authorities and NHS Authorities and Trusts. This results in works contracts over the OJEU (the Official Journal of the European Union) threshold which is currently set at £4,104,394 need to be tendered in a particular way.

PSW have years of experience of this and can provide all necessary documentation such as PPQs, RFIs, RFPs, & ITTs. PSW will manage the tender process through to selection and contract award.

BUILDING SURVEYING

Our building surveyors possess the necessary specialist skills base to provide you with best value solutions for all your property needs, whatever they are. Their experience of working with a wide and diverse blue-chip client base and the public sector on many commercial, educational, industrial and residential properties is your assurance we’ll do the best job for you. How? By possessing the necessary depth and breadth of resource to allow us to properly match skills and numbers to the exact requirements of each project and deliver an integrated, high quality service and the right solution, all tailored to you.

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

We have extensive experience in Contract Administration. The Clients that we work for include Local Authorities, Housing Associations, commercial clients and Managing Agents. Our experience lies in internal and external refurbishment projects including extensions and adaptation work.

We have worked on buildings from domestic dwellings to public buildings such as civic centres, libraries and community centres through to schools. We also have experience in working with listed buildings and buildings within conservation areas.

What our Clients think…

We regularly seek client feedback as part of our Quality Management procedures and here are some recent comments.

" PSW’s excellent customer service and impeccable attention to detail means that we are never left wanting or fearing that our projects are not being taken seriously."
" We were very satisfied with the overall services of PSW on this sheltered scheme, as they demonstrated their experience in this type of scheme, and understood our needs. PSW went over and above at various stages of the project, and particularly during handover and resident occupation."