About Us

Welcome to QS and Estimating Consultants Ltd your premier provider of quantity surveying and estimating services in the West Midlands, Shropshire, Cheshire, and Mid Wales regions. With a dedicated team of highly skilled professionals, we offer comprehensive solutions for all your construction cost management needs.

At QS and Estimating Consultants Ltd, we understand the importance of accurate and reliable cost estimation in any construction project.

Our experienced quantity surveyors and estimators have a proven track record of delivering exceptional services to clients across various industries, including residential, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure.

Whether you’re a developer, contractor, or architect, we are here to support you at every stage of your project.

Our Services:

Quantity Surveying: Our quantity surveying services provide accurate cost estimation, cost planning, and financial management for your construction project. We ensure that you have a clear understanding of the costs involved, helping you make informed decisions throughout the project lifecycle. See Quantity Surveying Services

Estimating: Our expert estimators employ advanced techniques and industry knowledge to provide detailed and reliable construction estimates. From material quantities to labour costs, we help you develop accurate budgets and bids, improving your chances of success in competitive tendering processes.

Cost Control: We offer comprehensive cost control services to monitor and manage your project’s expenditure effectively. Our team utilises efficient systems to track costs, identify potential cost overruns, and implement strategies to keep your project within budget.

Value Engineering: Our value engineering services focus on optimising project costs without compromising quality. By identifying alternative materials, construction methods, and design approaches, we help you achieve cost savings while maintaining the project’s functionality and integrity.

Tendering Assistance: We provide professional assistance throughout the tendering process, including preparing and reviewing tender documents, conducting subcontractor evaluations, and recommending suitable subcontractors for your project.

Contract Administration: Our contract administration services ensure that the terms and conditions of your construction contracts are effectively managed, minimising disputes and ensuring successful project outcomes.

Risk Management: We offer comprehensive risk management solutions, helping you identify and mitigate potential risks throughout the construction process. Our proactive approach safeguards your project against unexpected costs and delays.

Project Auditing: Our expert team conducts thorough project audits to assess compliance, quality, and financial performance. We provide detailed reports and recommendations to improve project efficiency and profitability.

Dispute Resolution: In case of disputes or claims arising during construction, our experienced professionals provide expert advice and support to help you achieve fair and timely resolutions.

Pre Contract Services: We offer professional cost advice tailored to your specific needs, providing clarity and guidance in making critical financial decisions

Key People

Nigel Stephens – Managing Director

Bsc (Hons) Commercial Management and Postgrad Certificate (PgC) in Leadership Level 7

Having worked in the construction industry for over 26 years with 18 years in the role of Quantity Surveyor.

Nigel founded QS and Estimating Consultants Ltd based on the knowledge and experience gained in the industry.

Sarah Priday – Commercial Director

Bsc (Hons) and Mental Health First Aid

With over 35 years in the construction sector, Sarah has gained expertise in various roles including Contractor’s QS,  PQS, Estimator and Pre-Construction Manager. 

Throughout her career, she has been engaged in a wide range of Contracts including house building, commercial, healthcare, schools, and other public projects.