Glade Associates Quantity Surveying Limited
Quantities for Construction

Glade Associates 2019

Glade Associates specialises in the preparation of Bills of Quantities
for tendering contractors, developers, site teams and the PQS sector.

Providing clients with a critical edge in a commercially sensitive market place. Utilising our dedicated, professional and experienced quantity surveying team, Glade Associates ensure clients have the very best information at their fingertips.

Specialising in the preparation of Bill of Quantities for use by contractors at tender stage, at Glade Associates we understand the necessity of having quantities available in good time, enabling competitive bid compilation.

Bill Of Quantities

Glade Associates is among the UK’s foremost specialists in the production of bills of quantities for tendering contractors, developers, site teams and the PQS sector.

Typical projects include:
      · Retail parks
      · Distribution units
      · Schools
      · Student accommodation
      · Residential
      · Custodial
      · Highway works
With project values ranging from £1m – £200m.

Most commonly our BQ’s are produced based on SMM7. The BQ’s will generally follow a contract sum analysis or BCIS elemental format.

Trade packages can also be prepared.


Modern technology is at the heart of almost everything we do.

The use of the best and most relevant equipment and software is essential to us.

Specialist software employed:
      · Earthworks
      · CADMeasure
      · BIMMeasure
      · WorkWinner

We aim to be fully up to speed with industry trends and product development.

We upgrade our hardware and software on a regular basis to maximise efficiency and to maintain our ability to provide whatever services our clients require.

Cost Planning

Cost plans are generally produced to establish budgets and scheme feasibility.
Ranging from elemental £/m2 estimates, up to detailed builders quantities according to client requirements and/or the level of design information available.
The software we use allows us to create files with numerous print templates and file formats:
      · Excel
      · CITE (EBQ)
      · PDF
for easy importing into estimators software such as Causeway and Conquest.

Services to Site Teams
Site teams use our BQ’s for such things as early stage procurement, general work packages, sub‑contractor final accounts and valuation of variations.

About Us

Glade Associates has been in business since 1990. We aim to offer a superior service in terms of accuracy, detail, responsiveness and communication.
We are fully committed to the quality and development of our product and ultimately our business.

Over 100 Years of Experience

With over one hundred years of combined specialist measurement experience we offer Standard Method of Measurement 7, Civil Engineering Standard Method of Measurement 4, Highway Works 4 and New Rules of Measurement 1 and 2 capability.
Our team has the strength in depth and production capability needed to produce excellent work within demanding timescales.

Meet the whole Team here. Click on any person’s name to see their full profile.

We have moved to 80 Hewell Road, Barnt Green, Birmingham, B45 8NF   Directions