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Laxton’s NRM Building Price Book 2016

Laxton’s NRM Building Price Book 2016

By: V B Johnson LLP


Details: Paperback.

List Price (RRP): £160.00 (No VAT Payable)Save £12.00 with our 8% online discountOur Online Price: £148.00

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Publication date: 30/11/2015

Publisher: LPL

ISBN: 9780957138674

Publication Status: Out of Print

Laxton's NRM Building Price Book 2016

V B Johnson are Editors of the prestigious Laxton's Building Price Book. Established in 1817 and published annually, Laxton's is the UK's leading building price book containing a wealth of construction cost and industry related information. In addition to providing detailed cost data the book has sections on preliminaries, regional variations, basic prices of materials, composite prices for approximate estimating, wages, plant, square metre prices, National Working Rule Agreement, daywork charges, fees, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2008, construction procurement, sustainable construction, tables and memoranda, brands and trade names, company information and products and services.

Laxton's Building Price Book is used by Building contractors, Sub contractors, Architects, Developers, Surveyors, Cost Consultants, Estimators, Clients, and all that are interested in procurement and cost of building.

Both versions of Laxton’s 2016 include detailed, fully resourced, priced, easy to use libraries of every day construction items checked and updated as at August/September 2015. Laxton’s are regarded as the estimators essential tool - often referred to as his bible!

Laxton's NRM Building Price Book is the new version prepared in accordance with the RICS New Rules of Measurement "NRM2" Detailed Measurement for Building Works.  These rules become operative from 1st January 2013.

The Laxton's Building Price Book library of descriptions has been prepared in accordance with NRM2 which is already being taught in Universities and used by quantity surveyors, local and public health authorities, Housing Associations and others. The markers on the covers, together with the Bleeds on each page ensure that sections needed can easily be located.  The detailed index at the front of Laxton's identifies specific items and subjects.
Laxton's price guide provides easy to use pricing information, labour, materials, waste and profit in separate columns making it an essential tool for those involved in the costing of construction projects.  All prices have been checked and updated throughout the book.

Laxton's Composite Prices for Approximate Estimating section provides built up prices based on the detailed rates assisting with the calculation of cost plans for complete buildings.  Examples are given for a house and an office block.  The Basic Prices section shows the material prices use throughout.  The Brand and Trade Names, Company Information and Products and Services sections provide a unique list including web sites and email addresses to assist in locating that elusive supplier.  Manufacturers and service providers are involved and invited to provide their details.

Laxton's Building Price Book 2016 provides the most detailed construction costs and related information than any other equivalent building price book.
Below is a list of the contents of the NRM Edition:
   How to Use and Essential Information
   Preliminaries/General Conditions
   Fully Priced NRM2 Work Sections:
       Alterations, repairs and conservation;
       Excavating and filling;
       Ground remediation and soil stabilisation;
       Diaphragm walls and embedded retaining walls; Crib walls, gabions and reinforced earth;
       In-situ concrete works;
       Precast/composite concrete;
       Precast concrete;
       Structural metalwork;
       Sheet roof coverings;
       Tile and slate roof and wall coverings;
       Proprietary linings and partitions;
       Cladding and covering;
       General joinery;
       Windows, screens and lights;
       Doors, shutters and hatches;
       Stairs, walkways and balustrades;
       Floor, wall, ceiling and roof finishings;
       Suspended ceilings;
       Insulation, fire stopping and fire protection;
       Furniture, fittings and equipment;
       Drainage above ground;
       Drainage below ground;
       Site works;
       Soft landscaping;
       Mechanical services;
       Electrical services;
       Builder's work in connection with mechanical, electrical and transportation installations.
   Basic Prices of Materials
   Composite Prices for Approximate Estimating
   Cost Plan for an Office Development
   Cost Plan for a Detached House
   Composite Prices
   Standard Rates of Wages
   Builders' and Contractors Plant
   Guide Prices to Building Types per Square Metre
   National Working Rule Agreement
   Daywork Charges
   Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2008
   Construction Procurement
   Sustainable Construction
   Tables and Memoranda
   Metric System
   Brands and Trade Names
   Company Information
   Products and Services

Laxton's Prices for building items are presented in full detail, with materials, labour and plant all broken down into base components.