• Client: Kingsbarns Company of Distillers
  • Role: Full Quantity Surveying & CDM-C Services Pre & Post Contract
  • Value: £2.7 million (Construction Works)
  • Programme: Commenced August 2013 – December 2014
  • Procurement: SBCC without Quantities; Two Stage
  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Development of a derelict steading and dovecot to form a visitor centre with a new build steel frame extension to the rear to house the distillery process equipment and a glazed extension to front to house a café and servery. The project was split into three separate contracts with their own design teams and contractors. These contracts comprised:

  • Main Construction Works
  • Café & Visitor Centre Fit Out
  • Distillery Process Fit Out

Due to funder requirements there was a need to start on site shortly after the design team appointment. This limited the time available for pre-contract design and planning whilst also necessitating a two stage approach to procurement.

Our Role / Scope

Full Cost Management Services of all packages, detailed negotiation of second stage tender, ongoing change control and final account agreement.

Technical Capacity

The team comprise of the following:

  • Project Director;
  • Lead Quantity Surveyor;
  • Quantity Surveyor

Benefits To Client

  • In order to expedite the two stage procurement process Doig + Smith’s service was augmented to assist in the Main Contractor’s trade package procurement. With the three contract designs being developed concurrently, Doig + Smith were also required to manage a large volume of change controls and contract variations.