Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Minor Landscaping, Gardening and External Works

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CRC Press, Nov 23, 2004 - Architecture - 288 pages

Specifically written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Small Landscaping Work, Gardening and External Works contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.

This is the first book to focus on 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.

 

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Contents

Unit Rates
1
Unit Rates
62
Appoximate Estimating
90
Tool and Equipment Hire
104
Business Matters
111
General Construction Data
137
Plant Names
149
Index
166
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About the author (2004)

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 45 books, mainly on construction costs.

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