Frazer Garner Associates Limited
provide a tailored service dependent upon the Clients specific requirements in
connection with new build and refurbishment projects be they residential or
We would normally be employed as
the Employers Representative when utilising the PPC2000 form of Contract and
Employers Agent when using JCT 2005 Design & Build Contract.
Key Items in any appointment
would encompass the following:
conjunction with the Client refine the brief with particular reference to
budget parameters, programme requirements and specific build requirements.
on the appointment of the full professional team.
Key Performance Indicators and ongoing monitoring throughout the scheme.
review of proposed project design including making recommendations for Value
specialist assessments where required such as Housing Quality Indicator
for specialist surveys to be undertaken such as Ground Investigation,
levels Surveys and Ecological Survey etc.
bespoke detailed Employers Requirements.
on best procurement strategy. e.g. Competitive or negotiated Tender.
of tender package and distribution to selected Contractors.
detailed analysis of tender results and making recommendations to Client
including undertaking a Value for Money Assessment.
of detailed Contract Documentation on behalf of the Client.
Administration involving regular site inspections, chairing monthly
progress meetings and producing minutes, checking applications for payment
and issuing Certificates, undertaking snagging inspections prior to
Practical Completion. Overseeing Practical
Completion ensuring a smooth transition, checking all relevant
documentation, monitoring defects, agreeing Final Account, undertaking End
Of Defects Inspections and monitoring works to completion.
Final Project review meeting reviewing all aspects of the scheme.
Advising clients on their
responsibilities under the Construction Design And Management Regulations
2007. This service involves.
on Health & Safety matters as relevant to scheme design.
of Pre Construction Health & Safety Plan to issue either to tenderers
or appropriate Contractor.
& Safety Executive notification of the project by producing F10
document and submitting.
and advising the Contractor with relation to the Contract Phase Health
& Safety Plan.
progress meeting recording Health & Safety information provided by the
Contractor and advising the Client accordingly.
conjunction with the Contractor checking of the Health & Safety Files
produced following completion of the scheme.
Clerk Of Works
On behalf of Clients, studying
all design drawings and specification information for a project. Carrying out weekly site inspections and
submitting progress report to the Client.
Commenting on progress and workmanship.
Full Services Role
Utilizing JCT 2005 Minor Works
Contract or JCT Intermediate Form of Contract in providing a full services role
for Clients. Producing drawings and
detailed Specification for alterations, refurbishment or extension to existing
buildings. Tendering or negotiating
prices, placing formal Contract on behalf of the Client and undertaking
Contract administration including regular site inspections monitoring progress,
quality and conformity, instructing the Contractor as necessary including
formal Contract Variations, holding formal meeting either fortnightly or
monthly dependent upon the Contract period.
Checking and certifying interim Valuations, Undertaking snagging and
Handover processes, Checking and issuing Handover Documentation, Agreeing Final
Account, Monitoring Contractors response to defects during the defects
period. Undertaking End Of defects
inspections, and checking of works identified once completed prior to issuing
General Professional Surveys
Condition Surveys – undertaking
residential/commercial surveys of existing properties, on the basis of an
agreed brief which could incorporate the following:
Decent Homes Surveys, Schedule of
Dilapidations and Producing Budget Costings.
Cyclical Planned Maintenance
Advising Building Owners in the
production of Planned Maintenance Programmes for their properties. Undertaking Life Cycle Costing Reports for
Party Wall Etc Act 1996
Advising owners of existing
buildings or developers of their obligations under the Act in respect of
undertaking works to an existing building or a new development. Our services following formal appointment
would include issuing Legal Notices, Subsequent preparation of Party Wall
Awards including periodic checks of the building process during and at
completion. Liaising with Surveyors
appointed by Adjoining Owner in the agreement and production of formal
Working with Clients, Local
Authority, Occupational Therapists and support staff to agree a detailed brief
and identify properties suitable for adaptations that meet the needs to the
agreed brief for both physically and mentally handicapped people. Undertaking a Full Services or Project
Management Role as detailed above whilst liaising with Occupational Therapists
throughout adaptation works to ensure any change in needs is met allowing for a
smooth transition following completion of the works for both the new users and
their support staff.
Providing specialist Building or
Contract advice to Clients which could take the form of advising of their lease
obligations, advice on building defects, undertaking schedules of condition to
be appended to leases, acting on behalf of Landlord or tenant in respect of
dilapidation matters required under leases and agreeing works required.