Project Management

The project manager, acting on behalf of and representing the client, has a duty to provide a cost-effective and independent service correlating, integrating and managing different disciplines and types of expertise to satisfy the objectives and provisions of the project brief from inception to completion.

Summers–Inman has an excellent track record in project management developed from construction industry related professional disciplines. Our staff have experience at various levels of responsibility (such as project managers, project co-ordinators, project administrators and employer's agents) and in addition can provide a comprehensive support service, including clerk of works services

Our Project Management service incorporates the sub-services below, click on a sub-service to view details:

  • Project Management
  • Clerk of Works
  • Construction Management
  • Independent Certifier and Independent Tester

Project Management

Summers-Inman has an outstanding track record in project management for the procurement of construction contracts and has developed a wealth of experience and expertise working for clients of all sizes and sectors.

Where required, the complete project management service can be provided, including the overall planning, control and co-ordination of projects from inception to completion. Great care is taken to meet each project’s time, cost and quality requirements.

Summers-Inman has developed a team of staff trained at various levels of responsibility, from project managers to project co-ordinators, administrators and employer’s agents.

Clerk of Works

Summers-Inman can provide experienced Clerks of Works, available on a part-time or full-time basis, to monitor developments on site in respect of building quality, programming and defect analysis.

Construction Management

Where necessary, Summers-Inman project management team can co-ordinate a number of directly appointed contractors. This service includes the preparation of individual works packages, tender action and reports, financial management, cost control and on-site works management including quality control.

Independent Certifier and independent Tester

The advent of PFI funded schemes has created the need for independent consultants to monitor and report on the performance of private sector consortia operating in the education, health and social housing fields. Summers Inman has a strong track record in these sectors and its technical expertise combined with its knowledge of Development Monitoring has allowed it to move easily in to this role. The Practice currently works on many PFI Funded hospital projects and a number of Extra Care Social Housing schemes and Mental Health Facilities. Summers Inman is currently the most active practice of its kind in NHS LIFT projects anywhere in the UK working on the following programmes:

  • Barnet Enfield and Haringey
  • Barnsley
  • Bury Tameside and Glossop
  • Camden & Islington
  • Doncaster
  • Coventry
  • Liverpool and Sefton
  • South East Hampshire
  • South West Hampshire

In all around £300 million of construction work has been managed by the dedicated LIFT team in our Newcastle upon Tyne office, with a further £100 million worth of work in progress.

Case Study

Document Title. Thorn Lighting, New Production Facility, Spennymoor
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