Sectors

Since 1997, Calvert and Russell Ltd. has been providing high quality Commercial and Contractual services to the Construction & Engineering Industries across the wide and diverse spectrum of their activities.

Our staff have both the relevant experience and expertise to provide the full range of Commercial, Project, Risk and Dispute Management Services together with Planning and Programming Services integral with the modern day Construction and Engineering industries, for both Client and Contracting organisations engaged in the following Sectors:-


  • Building
  • Civil Engineering & Highway
  • Rail
  • Nuclear
  • Mechanical & Electrical
  • Engineering & Process Plants
  • Utilities
Our staff are fully conversant with the all Standard Forms of Building Contract and the relevant tendering procedures currently used by both Private and Public Clients.

We can therefore offer a proactive service, tailored to our Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing Building works.

In this way, as support to our Building Clients, Developer or Contractor / Sub-Contractor, we can provide either a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of Pre-Contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement for tendering purposes.
• Provision of Post Contract Quantity Surveying services including:
• Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters.
• Preparation and Submission of Applications for Payment.
• Management of Change Control.
• Earned Value Management / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports.
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts.
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
• Management and settlement of contentious matters.

A representative sample of Building Projects for which we have provided such services includes:

• Leisure and Sport
• Commercial
• Light Industrial / Warehousing
• Retail
• Hotels
• Public Houses
• Breweries
• Office and Residential Developments
• Education
• Health
• Prisons
• Churches / Historic Buildings
• Social Housing
• High Rise
• Refurbishment

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Our staff are fully conversant with all the Standard Civil Engineering forms of contract currently used by both Private and Public Clients and with the Highways Agency’s (Executive Agency of the Department for Transport) Procedures for Road Works. We are therefore able to offer a proactive service, tailored to individual Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing Civil Engineering and Highway work.

In this way, as support to our Developer, Public Authority or Contractor / Sub-Contractor Clients, we can provide either a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of Pre-Contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement (CESSM / MCHW) for tendering purposes.
• Provision of Post Contract Commercial (Quantity Surveying) services including:

- Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters.
- Contract re-measurement of the Works with respect to roads and associated services and structures including bridges and tunnels.
- Preparation and Submission of Applications for Payment.
- Management of Change Control.
- Earned Value Management / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports.
- Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts
- Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
- Management and settlement of contentious matters.

A representative sample of Civil Engineering and Highways projects for which we have experience of includes:

• New Motorways and Trunk Roads
• Maintenance and re-construction works
• Refurbishment works
• Roundabout improvements and dualling works
• Tunnels
• Bridge strengthening / replacement work
• Viaduct repairs and cathodic protection

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Our staff are fully conversant with the numerous Network Rail forms of contract (Special Conditions) currently used for Rail related works and with the procedures operated by Network Rail in carrying out its Rail Infrastructure works, having worked in the Rail Sector since 1997.

We are able therefore to offer a proactive service, tailored to individual Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing Rail Works.

In this way, as support to our Public Authority, Rail Contractor, Sub-Contractor or Specialist Signalling Contractor Clients, we can provide a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular Rail project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of pre-contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement for tendering purposes.
• Provision of post contract Quantity Surveying and Commercial services including:

• Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters
• Management of Change Control
• Earned Value Assessment / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts
• Management and settlement of contentious matters

To this end we have had staff members trained in:

• Personal Track Safety (PTS)
• Controller of Site Safety (COSS).
• Railway Technical Appreciation
- Signalling
- Electrification
- Permanent Way/Civils
• Signalling Design Appreciation

A representative sample of Rail projects for which we have provided such services includes:

• Station Construction and Refurbishment
• Permanent Way works
• Signalling
• Telecommunications
• M&EE
• Electrification
• Associated Civil Engineering Works.
• Tunnels

Calvert and Russell Ltd. is “Link Up” approved with Achilles for the following Product Codes:

• Civils and Track Estimating
• Claims
• Estate / Building Estimate
• Estimating
• Post Contract Commercial Management
• Pre Contract Commercial Management

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Calvert and Russell Ltd. have developed a detailed appreciation of the Nuclear Industry through continued engagement on Nuclear Projects throughout the UK.

We are therefore able to offer a proactive service, tailored to individual Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing developed, often bespoke Commercial Management and Project Controls.

In this way, as support to our Engineering Specialist, Contractor / Sub-Contractor Clients, we can provide either a comprehensive Commercial Management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely: • Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract, including widely used NEC suite of Contracts.

• Provision of pre-contract Quantity Surveying services including:
• Tender Bid Documents Preparation.
• Tender Documentation Appraisal and Risk Analysis.
• Value Management.
• Preparation of Contract / Sub-Contract Documentation.
• Provision of post contract Commercial (Quantity Surveying) services including:
• Existing Procedural System Analysis and Recommendations Report.
• Implementation of new systems and documentation, where necessary.
• Full commercial function on live Contracts, including timely preparation, submission and agreement of interim applications and all associated variations, ensuring prompt payment and maximizing cash flow potential.
• Management of Change Control - Assessment of both Time and Cost impacts.
• Effective, robust Resource and Cost / Value Forecasting.
• Monitoring of Project Performance, through effective, rigorous Project Controls (e.g. Earned Value Management.
• Cost Value reconciliation / Financial Reports.
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts.
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
• Preparation of entitlement documentation to demonstrate Contractual Entitlement (e.g. Extensions of Time and Loss and Expense).
• Management and settlement of contentious matters.
A representative sample of Nuclear projects where Calvert and Russell Ltd. have been engaged includes:
• Decommissioning Projects within Sellafield.
• Design, Manufacture, Test and Assembly of Bespoke Refueling Tools associated with Nuclear Submarines.
• Numerous Projects to Design, Manufacture, Test and Assembly of Hazardous Waste Removal Tools.

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Our staff are fully conversant with the all Standard Forms of Sub Contract which are used on Mechanical and Electrical Projects including NEC, JCT, and ICE together with extensive experience of bespoke derivatives and In House Forms of Sub Contract. We can therefore offer a proactive service, tailored to our Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing or procuring Mechanical and Electrical works.

In this way, as support to our Consultants, Contractor or Sub-Contractor Clients, we can provide either a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of pre-contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement for tendering purposes.
• Provision of post contract Commercial (Quantity Surveying) services including:
• Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters.
• Preparation and Submission of Applications for Payment.
• Management of Change Control.
• Earned Value management / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports.
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts.
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
• Management and settlement of contentious matters.

Our staff have experience of working on Various Multi Discipline Services Projects including:
• Heating and Public Health
• Ventilation and Air Conditioning
• Water and Process Engineering
• Power Generation
• Electrical Services
• Fire Protection
• Building Management Systems
• IT Installations
• Telecommunications
• Medical Gases

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Our staff are fully conversant with the all Standard Engineering Forms of Contract which are currently used on Engineering and Process Plant Projects including NEC, ICE, MF1, I Chem E and FIDIC.

We can therefore offer a proactive service, tailored to our Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing or procuring Engineering and Process Plant works.

In this way, as support to our Consultant, Contractor or Sub-Contractor, Clients, we can provide either a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of pre-contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement for tendering purposes.
• Provision of post contract Commercial (Quantity Surveying) services including:
• Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters.
• Preparation and Submission of Applications for Payment.
• Management of Change Control.
• Earned Value Management / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports.
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor Accounts.
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
• Management and settlement of contentious matters

Our staff have experience of working on Various Engineering and Process Plant Services Projects including:
• Sewerage
• Water Treatment
• Process Pipework
• Petro-Chem
• Pharmaceutical
• Nuclear (See separate page)

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk
Our staff are fully conversant with all of the Standard forms of Contract which are currently used on Utilities Projects including JCT, NEC, ICE, MF1, I Chem E and FIDIC.

We can therefore offer a proactive service, tailored to our Clients’ specific needs, either as a ‘stand-alone service’, or by integrating our staff within an existing Client team executing or procuring Utilities.

In this way, as support to our Consultant, Contractor or Sub-Contractor Clients, we can provide either a comprehensive commercial management service, or a service specifically designed to meet a Client’s needs for a particular project, namely:

• Advice on appropriate procurement methods / Forms of Contract
• Provision of pre-contract Quantity Surveying services including measurement for tendering purposes.
• Provision of post contract Commercial (Quantity Surveying) services including:
• Advice on and resolution of problems including valuation matters.
• Preparation and Submission of Applications for Payment.
• Management of Change Control.
• Earned Value Management / Cost Value Reconciliation / Financial Reports.
• Management, negotiation and settlement Sub-Contractor accounts.
• Management, negotiation and settlement of Project Final Accounts.
• Management and settlement of contentious matters.
• Application of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

Our staff have experience of working on Various Utility Services Projects including:

• Water
• Gas
• Oil
• Electrical Power

For enquiries about a specific service requirement please contact by email at info@calvertandrussell.co.uk

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