Lance Povah

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Lance Povah Senior Quanity Surveyor

Lance qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1971. He started his career at Cook & Butler Chartered Quantity Surveyors in 1965, where he worked as a junior and progressed to the role of Senior Surveyor before commencing work with Taunton Deane Borough Council as a Senior Surveyor in 1973. Lance returned to private practice and worked as a sole practitioner from 1979 up to the end of 2016. Lance continues to practice with IPL as a semi-retired senior quantity surveyor.

Lance has worked on a huge wealth of projects during his career for Local Authorities, Health Authorities, Hospital Trusts, Private Architects, Civil Engineers, Building & Civil Engineering Contractors, Solicitors, Private Schools, Private Householders, State Schools & Academies. His experience extends to highways projects, oversees projects and work within heavy industry and the petro-chemical industries.

His scope of work embraces project management, measurement, traditional quantity surveying from project inception to final accounts, feasibility studies, cost plans, budget estimates, pre-tender estimates, construction cost advice, tender and estimate preparation, contract document preparation, contract negotiations and expert witness provision for legal disputes.

Lance conducts all of his projects with thorough professionalism, care and enthusiasm to ensure our clients aspirations are fully achieved.