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Our service offering in the UK

We help our clients deliver projects to the required quality, without compromising time or cost. Our specialist teams work to recognised industry standards, offering peace of mind.

We represent clients and investors, undertaking quality monitoring for the implementation of works in accordance with the permitted design.

In the UK, our quality inspection service is usually offered as part of our cost and project management offering.

Systematic quality management

With 130 years' experience in the property and construction industry, and offices throughout the world, our global expertise is matched by unrivalled local knowledge. We follow tried and tested procedures at all stages of construction.

Pre-construction

We develop a detailed understanding of the brief, and identify relevant statutory requirements. We participate in the handover of the site to the contractor and review relevant documentation.

In the design and tender stage we:

  • Ensure that a recognised quality management system is provided by each contractor
  • Ensure that the quality standards are defined, agreed and communicated within the contract documents
  • Review the contractor's experience

During construction

Gleeds’ on-site procedures are achieved using suitably qualified building surveyors and engineers to monitor materials and workmanship. They oversee that the works are implemented in accordance with the approved design, adopting a robust procedure for sign off. Our two-tier management approach often involves project managers monitoring inspectors.

Post-construction

We review the development, make sure that any defects are addressed, and confirm that all documentation is provided.

We actively participate in Soft Landing Reviews.

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Phil Southgate

Phil Southgate
Director, Building Surveying