This is an article all about the people involved in most construction sites. Its intention is to give the reader a simple understanding of all the people who work on a building site to produce the properties we live, work and play in.
In every construction budget we need to break the cost down across all the various packages in the build. These packages of work include:
So, these are the big packages of work that need to be completed before the works are completed.
We can also add to this all of the design and project management costs that need to be invested in to ensure the project is a success.
The people involved in a construction package that carry out all of the works in the packages outlined above include:
This list may be missing one or two trades but it gives a good indication of 1) the elements, trades, packages involved in a construction project and then 2) the people who actually do the works.
All construction materials will come from one or a combination of building merchants.
Each trade will provide their own materials unless otherwise agreed with the head contractor.
Lots of specialty materials will come from Ironmongers, tiling supply businesses, kitchen companies, signage, post boxes and so forth.