Wardle Associates is an established multi-service construction and engineering consultancy formed in 1998 on the management buyout of the Northern Offices of Widnell.
The practice is dedicated to delivering effective cost management solutions from the inception of a project through to satisfactory completion, whilst always looking after our Client's best interest. Quality is a watchword within Wardle Associates and all our projects are controlled by Quality Procedures.
Our recent workload reflects the trust placed with us by our clients and their projects, which include large and medium size building, engineering and infrastructure projects, both new build and refurbishment.
Wardle Associates operates from our office in Manchester. Whatever the size or type of project, Wardle Associates Directors and staff are dedicated to providing first class, quality assured cost management services. We provide a single point multi-service construction and engineering consultancy service, which combines all building and engineering components into the overall cost management structure.
Our enviable reputation for focused and reliable cost management is built upon 150 years experience, which embraces the most modern proven methods and technologies that add value to our services providing quality assured up-to-date cost and project information at all times.
Wardle Associates Directors and Staff are fully experienced in understanding client requirements and objectives regarding time, cost, quality of service and safety. It is important that these requirements are documented and agreed at the appropriate time in accord with established project management procedures.
Whilst our expertise includes all the traditional quantity surveying attributes, our modern, comprehensive approach to cost management provides the means of ensuring quality cost management and information from the start of a project through to satisfactory completion.
We recognize the need to continually evolve and develop in order meet our clients growing and ever changing demands. Self improvement and continual learning are an integral part of our culture.
This Wardle Associates expertise and integrity is much valued by our clients who require a quality service and 'no surprises' management. We adapt to our clients needs - working as a part of, or separate from, client teams.
We are committed to the full and effective operation of our Quality Management System which is designed to maintain the required standard of quality of serviced, regardless of where a client's point of contact is within Wardle Associates.
Wardle Associates provide sound and traditional quantity surveying expertise complemented by modern computer technology which supports all our services. This includes estimating and pre-contract work, preparation of tender documentation, post-contract services, cost management and cost management reports. Rigorous procedures ensure that costs are controlled within budget, providing clients with certainty of final costs, together with up-to-date knowledge of the project and its financial status whenever required. Established quantity surveying procedures are applied consistently, with reports delivered in a format and frequency as best meets client needs.
Wardle Associates service in this sector is designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet the exacting requirements of individualprojects and organizations. We provide acomprehensive project solution service from feasibility to contract completion. We adapt to our client's needs - working as a part of, or separate from, client teams.
Consideration of whole life costs at the inception of a project can significantly enhance its ultimate value. Costs-in-use studies assess the implications of design decisions. Life cycle costing looks at life expectancy of key elements and offers comparative cost consequences of component selection.
Individual Directors and Staff are thoroughly experienced in providing an expert witness service. Expert witness investigations and subsequent expert witness reports comply with Civil Procedure Rules and are prepared in accordance with the RICS guidance. Should disputes occur, Wardle Associates provide adjudication services, project audit, insolvency advice, expert witness and dispute resolution services. We are fully experienced and understand the benefits of conciliation and mediation, leading to timely and positive settlements of disputes.
Wardle Associates provide a total project management and program management service for all types of construction and engineering projects which require effective coordination to ensure a quality assured completion on time and within budget.
We provide a systematic and thorough review of the physical and financial progress of a project on a continuous basis from inception and onward throughout the development process. Wardle Associates are regularly called upon by clients to review their projects when client concerns arise. We are often then commissioned to take responsibility for the onward management of their projects in terms of both project and cost management, so ensuring that our client's best interest is safeguarded.
Potential risks are identified at the earliest possible opportunity so that the most appropriate and timely solutions can be foreseen and implemented. Identification, evaluation and management of risk is an ongoing activity designed to significantly reduce the likelihood of unforeseen factors impacting upon the project.
Using workshop based methodology, we utilize value management techniques together with value engineering to obtain optimum value by the delivery of objectives in the most cost-effective manner.