DGA flow

Building Dreams, Managing Realities.
Your Partner in Building Success … the DGA way.

30 years of experience and expertise undertaking over 500 diverse projects every year for businesses, contractors and private individuals

Turnover 1.7 million GBP

Headcount 15 full time employees

Professionally accredited RICS practise

Database of 650 contractors and 500 specialist subcontractors carefully curated and refined over many years

Database of 850 benchmarked projects to inform our work and support our project teams

ISO 9001 accredited quality management system

Good Business Charter accredited

UK green business charter accredited

Rated five stars on Trustpilot

110 million GBP of construction value under management

Our

Values

the DGA way

We live with integrity which means doing the right thing even when no one is watching

We grow mindfully continuously seeking to develop and improve

We take courage, the strength of character to be a campaigner and give and take advice – back your beliefs

We possess team spirit – a common sense of purpose and empowering each other

We embrace personality, valuing relationships both internally and externally

We are expert, and have extensive knowledge and experience within our field of work

Our

DGA FLOW

story

Background in construction cost and procurement

Procuring and administering the contract arrangements

Making sure the client is fully supported and championed throughout project

Level 1

QS

Cost Planning, Procurement and Strategy

Estimating Costs: Before construction begins, quantity surveyors estimate the costs of materials, labour, and other expenses to help create a realistic budget.

Value Engineering: Analysing the costs to get the best bang for your buck.

Advising on Procurement: advising on the best way to purchase services and materials, ensuring value for money.

Handling Contracts: Prepare and negotiate the contract ensuring all terms are fair and followed correctly.

Valuing Work: Assessing the value of work completed at various stages to determine payments to contractors and suppliers.

Level 2

CA

Post contract service to keep the project running in line with the construction contract

Monitoring Performance: Keeping track of the contractor’s work to make  sure it meets the agreed standards and timelines.

Handling Changes: Managing any modifications to the contract terms or project scope, which often happen in construction projects.

Resolving Disputes: Addressing and resolving any disagreements that may arise between parties.

Ensuring Compliance: Making sure all legal and regulatory requirements are met throughout the project.

Finalising Contracts: Closing out contracts once the work is completed to satisfaction, including handling any final payments and ensuring all deliverables are received.

Level 3

PM

The end-to-end service that holds everything together

Planning

Defining Scope: Working with stakeholders to outline what the project will deliver.

Creating a Plan: Developing a detailed plan that includes timelines, resources, and budget.

Risk Management: Identifying potential risks and suggest strategies to mitigate them, helping the project avoid costly setbacks.

Execution

Coordinating Tasks: Ensuring that all team members know what they need to do and when.

Managing Resources: Allocating resources effectively to keep the project moving smoothly.

Problem Solving: Addressing any issues that arise, finding solutions to keep the project on track.

Monitoring and Controlling

Tracking Progress: Monitoring the project's progress against the plan, adjusting as necessary.

Quality Assurance: Ensuring that the work meets the required standards.

Budget Management: Keeping an eye on expenses to ensure the project stays within budget.

Communication

Stakeholder Management: Keeping everyone informed about the project status, including team members, clients, and other stakeholders.

Reporting: Providing regular updates and reports to stakeholders.

Closing

Finalising Deliverables: Ensuring all project deliverables are completed and meet the required standards.

Crucial Flow

touch points

in a project

  • 1 Accurately plans a project
  • 2 Defines roles and responsibilities
  • 3 Resolves disputes and provide clear direction
  • 4 Keeps control of project costs with the QoS
  • 5 Procures all the project elements including advisors and Design Team
  • 6 Refines the brief
  • 7 Keeps the project on the programme
  • 8 Administers the contract to ensure all needs are met
  • 1 Assembling the team
  • 2 Defines roles and responsibilities
  • 3 Resolves disputes and provide clear direction
  • 4 Keeps control of project costs with the QoS
  • 5 Procures all the project elements including advisors and Design Team
  • 6 Refines the brief
  • 7 Keeps the project on the programme
  • 8 Administers the contract to ensure all needs are met

Assembling the team

Defining the brief

Design development

Statutory consents

Managing the programme

Contractor appointment

Monitoring construction

Handover and beyond

The value doing of things the DGA way, sets us apart from the competition

Bringing enjoyment to a complex process – always a personal approach

Taking ownership and accountability

Striving to achieve the client’s vision – Being a trusted advisor

Tapping into an experienced and highly skilled team on network

Expert help and guidance on hand

Direct line of communication with the team

Eyes and ears on the ground

Working seamlessly And diligently with the design and delivery team

Built-in

DELIVERY

The DGA way

Our Purpose – to deliver unbeatable, seamless, trustworthy services with a human touch

Our Promise – to offer our clients unique project experiences that deliver unbeatable levels of service, built upon decades of industry leading knowledge and foresight that will ensure the highest levels of performance and dedication each and every time.