Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2011

1st Edition

Davis Langdon

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Spon Press
Published September 23, 2010
Reference - 568 Pages
ISBN 9781482266740 - CAT# KE27836

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Now in its 30th edition, SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK 2011 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. All the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts are covered, forming an indispensable reference book for quantity surveyors, landscape architects, contractors and local authority managers – essential for compiling estimates, specifications, bills of quantities and works schedules – and no matter what the size of the project being undertaken.

This edition includes new Major Works items:

    • Priced Preliminary section A as NBC layout
    • Brick and block piers
    • Green screen
    • Pleached trees
    • Deadman tree anchoring
    • Platipus tree watering systems
    • Electrical infrastructure
    • Street Furniture: Anti skate board devices, Recycled bollards, Cigarette bins, Plastic recycled outdoor seats, Cycle shelters, Smoking shelters, and Monolith sign boards

    and Minor Works items:

    • Preliminary costs for small gardens
    • Bespoke steel edging
    • Terravent ground decompaction
    • Brick and Block Piers
    • Aco linear drainage products for minor works
    • Electrical infrastructure
    • Low voltage electrical lighting
    • Green walls

    And lots of new approximate estimate items throughout major and minor works

    All the standard features that you expect from SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK remain:

    • material and measured work prices covering contract items from preliminaries and site clearance and encompassing every external works activity with full breakdowns into labour, materials and other components
    • detailed guidance on wage rates, landscape consultants’ fee scales
    • extensive Approximate Estimates section for rapid spot estimating

    • Updated, free of charge, two or three times a year – see inside for registration details. Updates are available online at www.pricebooks.co.uk.


    Buyers of this 2011 edition can make a free internet download of SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE price data, which will run to the end of 2011 and:

    • produce estimate and tender documents
    • generate priced or unpriced schedules
    • access Spon’s Approximate Estimates rate data, as well as the Measured Works data
    • adjust rates and data and enter rogue items
    • export schedules into Excel
    • carry out an index search.

    This year, for the first time, the resources include a versatile and powerful ebook.


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