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Building Transparency

Simple software which automates everyday tasks

Save Time

The database of tasks significantly reduces the time spent creating schedules and quotes.

Save Money

Like for like comparison and a database of thousands of prices ensures value for money.

Save Stress

Secure project tracking and version control means disputes are a thing of the past

For Architects, Builders and Surveyors.


Track changing prices as you design


Create quotes in a fraction of the usual time


Create detailed schedules and manage tenders with ease

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How it works

Create cost plan

Select from templates and enter dimensions to create a quick, accurate cost plan.

Create schedule

Select from thousands of tasks and materials to create an accurate schedule of works.

Compare quotes

Invite contractors and subcontractors to compare like for like quotes.

Getting Stronger with Every Project








Cost Planning







Built by its users, for its users
Jane Middlehurst
Jane Middlehurst

Barry Stirland
Barry Stirland

Khuzema Hussain
Khuzema Hussain

Vicky Holloway
Vicky Holloway

And doesn’t cost the earth



Unlimited Use



Of project value


  • Software
  • Service

Feasibility study


Of project value

Best for early stage cost plan and feasibility study
  • Qualified and insured scheduler
  • Approximate calculation of quantities
  • Population of likely materials
  • Application of average local rates

Detailed cost plan


Of project value

Best for detailed cost plan and schedule approaching tender
  • All included in feasibility study plus
  • Detailed calculation of quantities
  • Research and population of materials and prices
  • Detailed checking of bespoke rates

Bespoke quote

0.1 - 0.3%

Of project value

Best for builders submitting prices to clients.
  • All included study and detailed cost plan plus:
  • Bespoke database for rates and margin
  • Sourcing and comparison of sub-contractor rates
  • Sourcing and comparison of material suppliers


£14 + VAT

GBP per month

Best for sole practitioners

  • Create cost plans
  • Export as excel and PDF
  • Schedule (with prices)
  • Compare Quotes
  • Access to our manual QS service
  • Create up to 5 projects per month

or book a demo


£26 + VAT

GBP per month

Best for practices with 1-3 people

  • Create cost plans
  • Export as excel and PDF
  • Schedule (with prices)
  • Compare Quotes
  • 5% discount on our manual QS service
  • Create up to 10 projects per month
  • Apply your own rates and submit quotes
  • Invite team members (Up to 3 members on the same plan)

or book a demo


£40 + VAT

GBP per month

Best for larger businesses

  • Create cost plans
  • Export as excel and PDF
  • Schedule (with prices)
  • Compare Quotes
  • 5% discount on our manual QS service
  • Up to 20 projects per month
  • Apply your own rates and submit quotes
  • Invite team members (5 team members on the same plan)

or book a demo


BuildPartner is a collaborative pricing software for construction. It helps architects, builders, surveyors and contractors manage pricing for projects under £1m in a simple and transparent way.
BuildPartner is the only price management software for construction work under £1m. The other option is to use Microsoft excel, and since it is not specifically made for this purpose, there is a lot of repetition and wasted time.
The BuildPartner software ranges between £15 - £80pcm, there is also a professional service which ranges between 0.1 - 1% of project value.
You can sign up by starting your free trial here.
Our team provides quotations formatted to Excel , PDF and Word. The features section of our website also provides valuable information about the different BuildPartner features that can help you prepare quotations.
The material rates provided in our estimates come from saved and submitted costs from local UK builders and are checked against live prices from material suppliers.
We use a blend but tend to focus on database rates. These are less variable, easier to model from and reflect a more accurate baseline of costs.
We don’t source materials from one supplier so it would be challenging for us to take trade discounts into account at the moment. However, it is possible for you to save your specific material rates where you have negotiated particular deals.
We carry out our measures using Bluebeam and can provide copies of our PDF files to you for review. Once received, let us know if you see anything you’d like us to change and we’ll take care of it for you.
The BuildPartner platform allows you to view prices in two ways by areas and by stages. You will then have the option to filter by room or by bill element. So if the client would like to phase the works in packages, you can filter the section of works accordingly.
Feel free to send any questions to and we'll reply as soon as possible.