What We Do

Taylor Lewis is an independent professional construction consultancy providing a range of specialist services and advice to both public and private sector clients.

As Chartered Quantity Surveyors our core services include Employers Agent, Contract Administration, Cost Consultancy, Project Management, Building Surveying and Principal Designer duties. We also offer a comprehensive selection of specialist advisory services that are available in house.

Employers Agent

The team carries out all aspects of the Employers Agent role from pre-contract project management and advice through to successful handover and final account negotiation.

Our multi-skilled team of Surveyors is able to offer robust cost management and a strong project management ethos on all Design and Build projects.

With a long history of administering Building Contracts, the Taylor Lewis team are passionate about leading successful projects and bring with them a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to listen, test & challenge, to understand and empathise as well as the ability to negotiate, persuade and create a structured dynamic approach for all our clients projects.

Project Management

Our multi-skilled Project Managers at Taylor Lewis have the advantage of a detailed understanding of the project as a whole. Using a combination of experience, up to date process management and information technology, Taylor Lewis can project manage a scheme from the inception, feasibility and strategy stages through to the pre-construction, construction, completion and handover. Read More >>

Services Include:

  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Employers Agent and Development Monitoring roles
  • Project Initiation, Briefing and Project Execution Planning
  • Consultant Terms of Appointment
  • Budget management
  • Risk Management
  • Due Diligence
  • Strategic procurement advice including OGC, OJEU
  • Project audits and post project evaluation
  • Project Management

Principal Designer and CDM Client Advisor

Taylor Lewis has acted in a CDM role since the introduction of the regulations in 1994 and we are currently acting as the Principal Designer under the 2015 Regulations. Read More >>

All our CDM work is carried out or overseen by one of our five in-house experts who are Members of the Association of Project Safety and have the professional membership designation of IMaPS. Two of our Associates are also NEBOSH qualified.

Cost Consultants

Cost management is a core skill which we are constantly updating and improving in order to stay at the forefront of our industry. We continually seek best value for our clients with the full understanding that this does not necessarily mean lowest cost or price. Read More >>

At Taylor Lewis we pride ourselves on employing highly trained and experienced members of staff. This coupled with Director involvement on all projects, provides a client focused approach, ensuring that the client's aspirations are delivered without compromise.

Quantity Surveying

The accurate early prediction and subsequent control of costs are key aspects of a successful construction project. At Taylor Lewis our team of professional Quantity Surveyors has a diverse range of experience and skills allowing us to offer a full range of services to safeguard your interests: Read More >>

Services Include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Estimating & budgeting
  • Procurement & Contract advice
  • Preparation of Bills of Quantities
  • Cost Planning and Control
  • Contractor Selection
  • Risk Management
  • Contract Preparation
  • Value Engineering
  • Change Control
  • Final Account Settlement
  • Expert Witness
  • Monitoring Surveyor for Funder
  • Whole life Costing
  • Cost Management
  • Benchmarking
  • Independent Certifier for Grant Funding

Building Surveying

Our Chartered Building Surveyors provide professional advice across a broad range of property related matters. Their extensive experience enables them to offer all the necessary expertise to meet the changing demands clients have in managing their estate portfolio. Read More >>

Services Include:

  • Party Wall Surveyor
  • Schedules of Condition
  • Dilapidations Advice
  • Upgrading
  • Renovation
  • Expert Witness
  • Defects investigation & diagnosis
  • Listed Building services
  • Clerk of Works and Technical Advisor

Sustainability Advice

Taylor Lewis can assist in developing energy strategies for all residential schemes and offer advice to help deliver energy efficient building for funding compliance or Planning requirements. We often work closely with Contractors from initial sketch layout stage to advise on beneficial orientation and on developing the most advantageous building form for the Client's requirements. Read More >>

Using the detailed input of our SAP Assessment, results can be directly input into CfSH Assessments to aid continuity as a 'one stop shop' service.

Land Assembly

Taylor Lewis are well equipped to find development opportunities by combining our extensive network of local contacts and cost planning expertise. Read More >>

Our blend of commercial understanding and local knowledge enables us to identify realistic and deliverable development sites for a range of land uses including residential opportunities.

We work with other consultants to produce feasibility studies on potential development opportunities. These studies take account of any potential risks that may be present to ensure that our clients do not waste time and money on speculative land opportunities.