Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Small Groundworks, Landscaping and Gardening: 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Small Groundworks, Landscaping and Gardening

2nd Edition

By Bryan Spain

Spon Press

254 pages

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pub: 2007-10-11
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Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, this second edition of Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Small Groundworks, Landscaping Work and Gardening contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.

This is the first book to focus on this range of external work, including garden maintenance work on blocks of flats and individual houses, schools and sports fields, garden makeovers, laying patios and paths, small land drainage schemes on farmland, and small-scale local authority maintenance work.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Soft landscaping Part 2: Hard landscaping Part 3: Groundworks Part 4: Approximate estimating Part 5: Tools and equipment hire Part 6: Business matters Part 7: General construction data Part 8: English/Latin plant names Index

About the Author

Bryan Spain is a consultant quantity surveyor who specialises in building and civil engineering costs. He has worked in local government, private practice and contracting organisations. He has also written over 50 books, mainly on construction costs.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
GARDENING / Landscape