Founded in 1961, Firmingers are a leading multi-disciplinary practice of Chartered Surveyors working throughout the UK and Internationally. We partner with our long-standing clients at every stage of the construction process, from cost management, quantity surveying and project management through to building surveying and principal designer services.
In retail we act as Cost Consultants on new stores and store refurbishments throughout the UK and have been working with Boots for over 50 years and many other retail clients for more than 20 years. Strong relationships are the cornerstone of the business.
Firmingers have been assisting clients in managing projects for many years. Project control depends on the understanding of all the factors in play. It begins with a structured approach to project planning and is sustained by careful attention in the management of schemes.
Firmingers offer a wide range of Cost Management and Quantity Surveying services. The core skill of the Quantity Surveyor is project related. We ensure attention to detail of the client’s budget providing best value and cost certainty. Firmingers LLP also provides services to support the client’s construction budget.
Firmingers as Costs Consultants understand that whilst projects are growing in terms of value and complexity, many also have a high level of uncertainty at project inception. The management of risks within these projects is therefore a major factor in their success or failure.
Value Management is how the Quantity Surveyor assists the design team through the pre-construction phase of a project with ideas that input into areas. Sustainability is now key in the construction process and advise not just on the costs but also the benefits and savings on the running costs of the building.
As Quantity Surveyors Firmingers understand that buildings are complex As well are providing quantity surveying services for the build element we also have the necessary expertise in the management of costs of mechanical and electrical services installations.
We provide the time to fully understand the business objectives of each client and then develop an appropriate project plan and resource. Our staff become integral to the project – no matter the size – and has a collaborative approach with design teams and the supply chain to deliver certainty.
Firmingers team of Quantity Surveyors will advise on the best procurement strategy for projects to deliver the best possible value. We manage costs from inception to completion across a range of contracts and framework agreements.
A large part of our work is repeat business with leading UK companies, and we continually measure our performance with our clients to ensure continuous improvement.