contact us on:
01424 855 887


Construction Cost Planning in East Sussex and across the South East

We offer a wide range of construction cost planning services for a variety of clients within the construction industry. We primarily work in East Sussex, Kent, Brighton, West Sussex and London, but also travel further afield due to being recommended by our satisfied clients.

Our main services are:
With our extensive experience, we are able to offer expert advice and tailor-made construction cost planning solutions for all our clients to ensure we completely meet their requirements. Read more about us.

Client Team Professionals


In our role we work with a number of different professionals on a client team for a construction project. We provide construction cost planning services to both the client and members on the team:

  • Project Management  

  • Contract Administration

  • Cost Planning (elemental and detailed)

  • Procurement method analysis and advice

  • Tender document creation and administration

  • Tender return comparisons  

  • Construction phase cost management  

  • Variation and final account administration and agreement  

  • Assessment and advice on loss and expense claims



Construction Cost Planning Services for Developers


Our main services for developers include:

  • Development Validation Models  

  • Elemental and Detailed Cost Plans  

  • Pre-Construction Design Management  

  • Assistance in Securing Funding

  • Quantity Surveying
  • ​Cost Management
  • Project Management  

  • Client Direct Development Service


What we do for Lenders  

Our core construction cost planning work for lenders and funders falls into three categories:

  • Development validation reports  

  • Interim application reports  

  • Completion and final completion reports


Construction Cost Planning for Main Contractors and Subcontractors


Unlike other construction consultants we also work closely with Main Contractors and Subcontractors. This allows us to keep up-to-date with market trends and provide 360 degree feedback to clients and contractors:

  • Bills of Quantities/Pricing Schedules/Builders Quantities

  • Cost Planning  

  • Tendering and Estimating

  • Procurement/Buying

  • Project Quantity Surveying  

  • Variation and final account services
  • Planning & Programming
  • Claims preparation & defence


For more information on our Quantity Surveying and Construction Cost Planning services, please contact our friendly team. We are based in St Leonards on Sea, near Hastings in East Sussex and often work on jobs in Kent, London, Brighton and West Sussex.

  • "

    “The Blade team are always willing to go the extra mile and have a great deal of knowledge and experience to offer its clients. Blade have really assisted us on many projects and have assisted us in progressing our business forward with regards to tenders, contracts and accounts. I would highly recommend the services that Blade have to offer”

    - Sarah Clark | Timbercraft UK Ltd

  • "

    “Blade Consulting are a very professional and experienced company and communicated with Southdown very well during the development of our contract. We are extremely pleased with the way that Blade have managed the scheme and Southdown Housing will be keen to work with them again on future projects.”

    - Kevin Donovan | Southdown Housing Association