Property Consultancy Service
The Council has a vested interest in school buildings and services. Our skilled and experienced team of surveyors and engineers with an accumulated wealth of experience and knowledge of Greenwich schools, is able to support your school with an efficient one-stop-shop service that provides access to a cost effective range of professional services.

Our service has a good customer service satisfaction rate and is noted for its consistency of professional technical advice to individual schools and across the portfolio.

With a flexible approach and understanding of issues and demands when working within education premises, we are able to provide full project management services from inception to implementation and completion.

We have a good understanding of the importance of utilisation of in-house professional staff and their technical expertise. We are also able to fully support schools to deliver projects to council standards, whilst following corporate guidelines in terms of procurement, legislation and health & safety.

How can we help you?

  • Maintenance, improvement projects and other building related professional services
    • Major planned maintenance projects such as boiler renewals, re-wiring, re-roofing, window renewals and re-decorations
    • Improvement or alteration projects (examples of specifically designed projects include extensions, refurbishment and space planning, heating and electrical improvements)
  • Project management
    • We provide a complete project service, agreeing requirements at the outset, managing the design work, obtaining tenders, supervising contractors and managing the payment processes
  • Other professional services
    • We provide valuations, disposals, acquisitions, space-planning, party wall matters, insurance claim management, asbestos surveys and advice on structural and drainage issues

Costs

Level 1

Cost of works Fee costs for maintenance, improvements/ adaptations & new construction
Up to £5000
minimum charge £150
17.50%
£5001 - £15,000
15.00%
£15,000 - £50,000
12.00%
£50,000 - £100,000
11.00%
£100,000 - £500,000
9.50%
£500,000 - £1,000,000
8.50%
Over £1,000,000
8.00%
Project Management
3.00%


Level 2


This service is offered on demand and does not require schools to sign into an annual buy-back arrangement.

Description of work
Cost per hour
Feasibility Studies/Scheme and Estimate reports
£56
Building and structural surveys
£52
Party wall
£44
Additional project works duties
£73
Planning advice/Application
£59
Space Planning
£47
Schedule of dilapidation
£42


Contact

For general enquires
Mark Roomes
Information Support Officer
020 8921 4702
mark.roomes@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Edwin Bird
Contracts Manager
020 8921 4358
Edwin.Bird@royalgreenwich.gov.uk