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Structural Engineer and Pentacons Fees

Useful References for assessing the charges of Civl and Structural Engineers

The Institute of Structural Engineers - from their Forum

http://www.istructe.org/forums?tpage=5&forumid=1&threadid=14503

 

ServiceMagic.co.uk

http://www.servicemagic.co.uk/tips-and-advice/the-cost-of-hiring-a-structural-engineer.html

 

Trade Advisor

http://www.tradeadvisor.com/a/cost-guides/guide-structural-engineer-costs

 

Mumsnet

http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/property/a1537226-How-much-for-an-architect-structural-engineer

 

MoneySavingExpert.com

 

http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=206766

 

Pentacon Charges

Pentacon normally quotes on the basis of fixed price amounts for work described in its proposals.

Pentacon does not do anything until its proposals and charges have been approved by its Clients.

With new Clients 50% of the fee is payable before the Work is started with the remaining 50% due by bank transfer within 5 days of the submissiion of Pentacons Report or Designs.

In the unusual event that Work is to be carried out on the basis of an hourly rate, the hourly rate for Will Witt is currently £61.75 + VAT.

This rate is charged for travelling time, time on site, preparation of reports, calculations and drawings or sketches all provided in pdf digital format.

The actual cost of travelling and meals etc is included in the rate.

The costs of any accommodation are charged on the basis of the invoices from the hotel.

The rate for Technicians is £44.95 + VAT