Spon Press

Publisher in the areas of building, construction and civil engineering.

We provide researchers, professionals, lecturers and students with information on the books and journals published by Spon Press, Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group. Our books are proudly sold on Routledge.com and TaylorandFrancis.com, and our journals on informaworld.com. You can view Spon books on this website but must purchase through one of our parent websites.

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An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs…
— Cost Engineer on ‘Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book’

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22New Products

  • Spon's First Stage Estimating Handbook, Third Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Have you ever had to provide accurate costs for a new supermarket or a pub "just an idea...a ballpark figure..." ? The earlier a pricing decision has to be made, the more difficult it is to estimate the cost and the more likely the design and the specs are to change. And yet a rough-and-ready…

    Paperback – 2010-01-27
    Spon Press
    Spon's Estimating Costs Guides

  • Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Barron

    Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. With new contemporary case-studies, this updated book explores these characteristics as an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians. Supported by…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Spon Press

  • Spon's House Improvement Price Book, Fourth Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Especially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's House Improvement Price Guide contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.…

    Paperback – 2009-09-01
    Spon Press
    Spon's Price Books

Spon's Price Books

The most accurate price data for the UK construction industry

  • Be ahead of the game in a volatile market.
  • Over 140 years of trusted pricing data developed from real tenders, not just suppliers' price lists!
  • Available as a printed hard copy with free access to Spon's Online.
  • Updates available throughout the year.

Compiled by AECOM, incorporating Davis Langdon, voted ‘Top International Cost Consultant’ in Building Design World Architecture magazine for 17 successive years.

Spon's Price Books are available on subscription to ensure you never miss a new edition. Sign up and get a 10% discount.

How to order the print books

To order single copies of our titles please use the following details:

Ordering from the UK, Europe and Asia

By Mail:
Taylor & Francis Customer Services
130 Milton Park
OX14 4SB

By Telephone: +44 (0) 1235 400524
By Fax: +44 (0) 1235 400525
By eMail: book.orders@tandf.co.uk

To order single copies of our titles please use the following details. (N.B., each print book comes with single-user access to a VitalSource ebook. Details are printed inside the books. If you would like multiple user access, please contact us.)

Ordering from the US

By Mail:
Taylor & Francis Customer Service
10650 Toebben Drive
KY 41051

By Telephone: Toll Free 1 800 634 7064
By Fax: Toll Free 1 800 248 4724

Take out a Subscription and get a 10% Discount

Our Subscription system has been specially developed to ensure that you never miss a new edition of the Price Books when they are updated every year. If you choose to place your choice of Price Books on Subscription, they will automatically be sent to you whenever they are published. If you decide to subscribe, we will also give you a 10% discount on your Subscription purchase: not just once, but on every edition you buy in the future.

There is no obligation to buy. Each year you will be able to opt out of buying for that year.

Price Books available on Subscription are:

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book
  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book
  • Spon's Landscape and External Works Price Book
  • Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book

Update archive

Click on the links below to download an Adobe Acrobat PDF file of the Price Books update of your choice.You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin to view and print this file. Please click here to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

NB: To save the file, hold down the shift key on your keyboard when clicking the link or select the Save option in Adobe Acrobat Reader once the file has finished loading.

Register for free updates

Free updates by email — register today!

All four Spon Price Books – Architects' and Builders, Civil Engineering and Highway Works, Landscape and External Works and Mechanical and Electrical Services – are supported by an updating service. Each PDF update gives details of changes in prices of materials, wage rates, and other significant items, with regional price level adjustments for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and regions of England. Following registration, PDF updates will be emailed to you in November, February and May.

Simply complete the registration form below and press the Submit form button.

Alternatively, you can access the updates online

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Sales Enquiries

Spon Price Books
Taylor & Francis
130 Milton Park
OX14 4SB

Tel: +44 (0) 1235 400524
Fax: +44 (0) 1235 400252
Email: book.orders@tandf.co.uk

For Technical Help with SPON'S Online

If you have any questions about downloading Bookshelf, creating your account, or accessing and using your 2014 or 2015 ebook edition, please visit support.vitalsource.com/. For questions or comments on content, or problems accessing the ebooks for 2013 and earlier editions, please email us.

To order single copies of our titles please use the following details. (N.B., each print book comes with single-user access to a VitalSource ebook. Details are printed inside the books. If you would like multiple user access, please  contact us.)

Editorial and Marketing Enquiries

2 Park Square
Milton Park
Oxford OX14 4RN

Senior Editor: Tony Moore
Tel: +44 (0) 207 017 6672
Email:  Tony.Moore@tandf.co.uk

Senior Marketing Executive
Gemma-Kate Hartley 
Tel: + 44 (0) 207 017 5911
Email:  Gemma-Kate.Hartley@tandf.co.uk


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