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An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs…
— Cost Engineer on ‘Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book’


Recently Published Books

  1. Spon's Manual for Educational Premises

    3rd Edition

    By Derek Barnsley

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Spon's Manual for Educational Premises is an essential reference book for planning, building, remodelling, repairing, maintaining and managing a wide range of both modern and historic educational premises. It contains clear, practical guidance for local authorities, head teachers and governing...

    Published April 7th 2013 by Spon Press

  2. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2010

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    In today’s economic turmoil most materials costs are still rising but tender prices are falling sharply. So looking at price lists is not enough – you need Spon’s Architects’ and Builders’ Price Book 2010 to find out what contractors are actually charging and to get for real price data....

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  3. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2010

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Materials prices are still rising for most products, subcontract prices are volatile, tender prices falling… What’s happening in detail and where are things heading in this demanding market? Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2010 is more than just a price book. It provides a...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  4. Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2010

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Prices this year are all over the place. But what’s happening in detail? Now in its 29th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2010 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. All the items to be found in hard and soft...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  5. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2010

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    "An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works." – Cost Engineer Market conditions remain unfavourable and construction output and orders obtained by contractors continue to decline. The costs of some items have increased, but...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  6. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2011

    By Davis Langdon

    SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2011 provides a comprehensive work manual for the industry. It gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works, and shows a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated in line with...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  7. Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2011

    By Davis Langdon

    Now in its 30th edition, SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK 2011 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. All the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts are covered, forming an indispensable reference book for...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  8. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2011

    By Davis Langdon

    SPON'S MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SERVICES PRICE BOOK continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs for a...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Spon Press

  9. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2012

    26th Edition

    By Davis Langdon

    Spon's Civil Engineering And Highway Works Price Book 2012 is more than just a price book. It provides a comprehensive work manual for the UK’s civil engineering, surveying and construction business. It gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works, and shows a full...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Spon Press

  10. Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2012

    31st Edition

    By Davis Langdon

    Now in its thirty-first edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2012 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts, and forms an indispensable...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Spon Press

  11. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2012

    43rd Edition

    By Davis Langdon

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2012 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available. It provides detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level...

    Published September 21st 2011 by Spon Press

  12. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2012

    137th Edition

    Edited by Davis Langdon

    Spon’s Architects’ and Builders’ Price Book 2012, compiled by Davis Langdon, provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant construction price information currently available for the UK. Its unique Tender Index, updated through the year, provides an ongoing reality check and...

    Published September 5th 2011 by Spon Press

  13. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2011

    By Davis Langdon

    With tender prices rising slightly, looking at price lists is not enough – you need SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2011 to get a competitive edge. SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK, compiled by Davis Langdon, provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant...

    Published January 24th 2011 by Spon Press

  14. Spon's First Stage Estimating Handbook, Third Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides

    Have you ever had to provide accurate costs for a new supermarket or a pub "just an idea...a ballpark figure..." ? The earlier a pricing decision has to be made, the more difficult it is to estimate the cost and the more likely the design and the specs are to change. And yet a rough-and-ready...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Spon Press

  15. Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Barron

    Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. With new contemporary case-studies, this updated book explores these characteristics as an important resource for architects, engineers and auditorium technicians. Supported by...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Spon Press

  16. Spon's House Improvement Price Book, Fourth Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Especially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's House Improvement Price Guide contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit....

    Published August 31st 2009 by Spon Press

  17. Refurbishment and Upgrading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By David Highfield, Christopher Gorse

    A detailed guide to the technical aspects of refurbishing and upgrading buildings, this book provides solutions to a range of problems, challenges and issues and is essential reading for all students studying building refurbishment at all levels. Includes: existing floor and wall...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Spon Press

  18. Technology, Design and Process Innovation in the Built Environment

    Edited by Peter Newton, Keith Hampson, Robin Drogemuller

    Series: Spon Research

    Buildings and infrastructure represent principal assets of any national economy as well as prime sources of environmental degradation. Making them more sustainable represents a key challenge for the construction, planning and design industries and governments at all levels; and the rapid...

    Published February 8th 2009 by Spon Press

  19. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2009

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2009 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available. Prices have been overhauled in line with buoyant market conditions. A new infrastructure section includes typical connection...

    Published January 20th 2009 by Spon Press

  20. Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2009

    By Davis Langdon

    Series: Spon's Price Books

    Now in its 28th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2009 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. This year, for the first time, the download includes a versatile and powerful ebook. This edition includes the following...

    Published January 20th 2009 by Spon Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2015

    Multi-user licence

    Edited by Davis Langdon

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Spon Press

  2. Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015

    Multi-user licence

    Edited by Davis Langdon

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Spon Press

  3. Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2015

    Multi-user licence

    Edited by Davis Langdon

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Spon Press

  4. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2015

    Multi-user licence

    Edited by Davis Langdon

    To Be Published September 14th 2014 by Spon Press