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With a one-client one-project approach, we offer a comprehensive range of services to assist you with your construction estimating needs.

Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management

From our Manchester office, we facilitate the successful commercial management of your project - fundamental to its profitability.

Dispute Management

We offer a range of dispute avoidance services, to assist your business with recognising potential issues before they develop into disputes and conflicts.

welcome to drake qs

Drake QS Limited is a Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management Consultancy, with specialisms in mechanical & electrical building services quantity surveying and cost management. We offer a range of services, including dispute resolution for clients who work within the commercial, industrial and domestic areas of the construction industry.

With many years’ experience in both the public and private sector, we have the knowledge and expertise required to deliver successful projects and ensure complete customer satisfaction every time.

Presently the UK economy is experiencing a period of sustained growth and it is forecasted that this trend is to continue for the foreseeable future. The construction industry is a significant contributor to the UK economy and this growth has resulted in a major increase in the number of construction projects that are being commissioned by Clients.  Consequently, there are numerous opportunities available for all whom work in the Construction Industry.

Manchester Quantity Surveying Experts

Managing this increased number of opportunities is a challenge to all businesses and by outsourcing your estimating, quantity surveying and commercial management requirements to Drake QS you are engaging a business who has the necessary skills, experience and expertise to help you secure and manage these opportunities effectively.

In addition to our estimating, quantity surveying and commercial management services, we also offer construction bid writing services, bill of quantity (BoQ) production services and operation and maintenance manual services.

Drake QS can assist you with all aspects of securing, managing and completing your construction projects.

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