Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy Services for Developers/ Investors

Developers/ Investors

Our expertise in benchmarking cost data and flexibility of approach leads to accurate cost models, enabling you to make sound judgements on a potential scheme. We also work with you to advise on the most suitable method of procurement and delivery.


How we can help the DGA way:

Work with you to refine brief and fully understand what you want to achieve from the project.

Help to achieve your vision through our extensive knowledge and network of trusted contacts – get the right people on the project who have a proven track record and can deliver.

Assist with the appointments of the entire design team, ensuring that your interests are protected and that you are receiving best value from the market.

Plan the project with the help of a Master Programme outlining what needs to happen and by when.

Define the roles and responsibilities of the design team to make sure that nothing falls through the cracks in terms of responsibility for the design.

Take ownership and accountability for all aspects of the project, ensuring that you are kept up-to-date and are fully aware of what is going on.

Keep project on-programme and set milestones for the rest of the team to deliver.•Act as the conduit between all members of the design team, particularly the Architect and Interior Designer. Manage personalities and resolve disputes where needed.

Administer the construction contract in order to protect your interests and to ensure that all parties are adhering to their contractual obligations.

Be your eyes and ears on the ground, overseeing the Contractor, monitoring quality of the work and reporting regularly to you on progress.

Keep control of project costs in conjunction with the QS and ensure that you receive clear and concise reports on a regular basis.

Be your trusted advisor that you can turn to for accurate and honest advice.

“I have used the services of Derek Gough Associates for numerous jobs and tenders over many years. They are always very professional, knowledgeable, and always meet deadlines. I have no hesitation in recommending them.”

Our promise to you is that we get to know you and give you the tools to control and understand your costs and your risks and gives you the confidence to grow your business.

• Abnormal Cost Advice for developers and landowners

• Should Cost Modelling

• Carbon Analysis

• Bank and Fund Monitoring

• Optioneering

• Life Cycle Costing

• Bills of Quantities (NRM2)

• Cost Plans and Estimates

• Life Cycle Analysis

• Tender Process Management

• Tender Advice and Benchmarking

• Contract Administration

• Cashflow Analysis

• Feasibility Reports

• Programmes

• Post Contract Project Management Services

The DGA Investor/ Developer Process

Whatever your role and wherever you stand, having a Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager on your team adds an energy and structure to the project which would otherwise be missing, formalising and monitoring the day-to-day activity and utilising their expertise to foresee the problems and mitigate the risks.

Interested in having DGA become your

trusted partner

Get in touch

Call us, a discussion can’t hurt, and a member of our knowledgeable and friendly team will be able to guide you.

How to get in touch

DGA provide a professional and comprehensive nationwide Quantity Surveying service.

As a member of the RICS, we are specialist construction cost consultants, we offer advice, guidance and support on a wide range of projects from small extensions to much larger commercial and residential projects. We can also help you with Contract Administrators, Employer’s Agents and Project Managers.

With many years of combined experience, our team can guide a construction project from start to completion with high levels of care and attention to detail.

Cheshire The Old Hay Barn
Mere Estate
Warrington Road
WA16 0PY
London 25 Wilton Rd,

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