Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy Services for Private Clients.

Private Clients

Working closely with your Architect and design team, we work with you from the outset of a project to develop your brief and give initial cost advice in the form of the Should Cost Model.

Overseeing the design stages, through construction, handover and beyond.

Building your confidence and acting as your trusted advisor, we can offer a full suite of construction cost advice from the light touch of DGA build on simple schemes, to the full Quantity Surveying service offered by DGA guide on higher value, more complex projects.

This is all underpinned by our comprehensive Project Management service, DGA flow, which guides you through every aspect of the project journey from initial consultation to handing you back the keys and beyond.

In addition DGA life provides clarity over the carbon data and life cycle costs for your project so you can join us in building a sustainable future.


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.

Help you to enjoy the project as we navigate you through what is a very complex process – be your trusted advisor that you can turn to for accurate and honest advice.

We are well versed in working seamlessly with and becoming an extension of your existing team, be that house staff or members of a family office. We treat everyone with respect, no matter what their role in the project.

Listening to you and understanding your drivers and risk profile helps us to develop the strategy for delivery and provide a selection of appropriate contractors for you. Everything is done and agreed in a collaborative, supportive and jargon free format – It’s the DGA Way.

• 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

Interested in building your

Dream Home

the DGA way

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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