Our Construction Consultancy Service (CCS) team provide client-side construction consultancy services across a range of professional disciplines to deliver capital projects and programmes of all sizes, value and complexity.
We operate a blended approach with internal and external design teams and construction partners selected to suit each project’s needs; with a designated project lead facilitating the process to achieve goals and success criteria in line with the RIBA stages of a project lifecycle.
We work in partnership with the other Corporate Property and Land teams (Building and Facilities Management and Strategy and Property Management) to deliver building projects. We also support colleagues in Highways and Transport in the delivery and contract management of major civil engineering schemes.
The overall objective is to support the council in improving the built environment to benefit the residents of County Durham.
Our staff are experienced in NEC and JCT contract administration and many are accredited PRINCE2 Practitioners. Our team hold a diverse range of professional accreditation and chartership including IHE, CIOB, RICS, CIAT, CMIOSH and RIBA.
Professional disciplines and services provided cover:
- Construction Project Management
- Quantity Surveying and Accounts
- Contract Administration
- Construction, Design and Management
- Programme and Project Support
- Architectural Building Design
- Mechanical and Electrical Design
- Building Surveying
- Clerk of Works
- Building Condition Surveys