179th Edition - August 17, 2006

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  • Author: V B Johnson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080464848

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Now in its 179th edition, Laxton’s has become a firm favourite in the UK Building Industry. With more prices and more in-depth build-ups, Laxton’s offers more practical and complete information than any other price book availableThis new edition takes into account major price variations that stem frm raw material costs in the last few months. * Higher-fuel costs have impacted on prices across the board, in particular costs of non-ferrous metals in increased* Copper sheet and pipe show prince increases of well above 50% in the last year, while zinc, lead and aluminium prices have also risen significantly* There are savings in plaster and drainage goods, prices are downAll the prices in Laxton's are based on the new 3 year Construction Industry Joint council wage rate agreement that came into force at the end of June 2006

Key Features

*Saving you time - comprehensive basic price and approximate estimating sections make putting together outline costings quicker and easier
*Saving you effort - all the information you need on each measured item is clearly set out on a single page, with a full break down of costs
*Saving you money - all 250,000 prices are individually checked and updated to make sure that your tender costs are precise


Building & construction industry; Quantity surveyors; public and private sector procurement managers in the U.K.

Table of Contents

  • Demolition/alteration/renovation; Groundwork; In-situ concrete/large precast concrete; Masonry; Structural/carcassing metal/timber; Cladding/covering; Waterproofing; Linings sheet/dry partitioning; Windows/doors/stairs; Surface finishes; Furniture/equipment; Building fabric sundries; paving/planting/ fencing/site furniture; Disposal systems; Piped supply systems; Ventilation/air conditioning systems; Electrical supply/power/lighting systems; Mechanical heating/cooling/refrigeration systems; Communications/security/control systems; Transport systems; Basic prices of materials; Composite prices for approximate estimating; General Information; Brands and trade names; Company information; Products and services

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1488
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2006
  • Published: August 17, 2006
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080464848

About the Author

V B Johnson

Affiliations and Expertise

Chartered Quantity Surveyors, Construction Cost Consultants, Project Managers, Watford, U.K.

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