Trusted. Experienced. Independent. Bristow delivers first class cost and project management consultancy services within the property sector.
People are at the heart of everything we do; our exceptional teams, our clients and the end-users guide our principles and motivate us to strive for excellence.
Great client relationships are built on trust. We aim to be the project partner our clients can rely on for impartial, expert advice and to execute projects that not only meet their expectations, but exceed them. We want our clients to feel that working with us is an enjoyable, simple and seamless experience, and we hope to build long-term relationships which deliver ongoing success. Developing strong partnerships and mutual understanding with a long-term view means that current and future projects can be tracked steadily, questions can be responded to quickly, and tangible progress is made swiftly.
With more than 85 years of project experience in the UK, we are a trusted partner offering expertise, insight and innovation-led solutions across multiple sectors.
We have collective, cross-sector knowledge and experience which enables us to provide in-depth, accurate advice and guidance. We are here to make things simpler for our clients, utilising our in-depth sector knowledge and experience, innovative thinking and commercial acumen to manage our projects. While we are ambitious and forward-thinking, we are also practical and pragmatic in the way we approach projects. We will always provide honesty and transparency based on our extensive experience, combined with a commitment to deliver the desired result.
We operate with the freedom and flexibility to adapt and respond quickly to the individual needs of our clients and unique requirements of each project.
We approach every project with an energetic and enthusiastic attitude, keeping our thinking fresh and our solutions smart. We are always pursuing innovative solutions and we embrace new technology, methodology and ways of thinking. We see every engagement as an exciting opportunity, and we relish the challenge of quickly responding to the evolving needs of a client, a specific project, or the industry as a whole. It is our ability to constantly adapt which has helped us to build a successful consultancy over the course of more than 85 years.
Providing a commercial difference driven by results, we are dedicated to delivering impactful solutions and demonstrating added value for our clients.
We will always be driven by results, not profit. Our real passion is for delivering effective solutions and demonstrating measurable value for our clients. Our extensive experience means we know the right questions to ask – ones which lead to smarter solutions, better results and greater success for our clients. We are constantly looking at the bigger picture from the outset, analysing all possible opportunities and challenges. Rigorous management coupled with unending enthusiasm leads us to consistently deliver on objectives and surpass expectations.
Established in 1936, we have developed a reputation as a trusted commercial partner on a variety of construction projects, which range from iconic landmark developments to complex new build schemes and sensitive heritage restoration projects across the UK.
Our expertise and commitment have helped us to establish ourselves as a leading consultant, offering a variety of specialist financial and contractual services which include Construction Management, Cost Management, Procurement Management, Risk Management, Strategic Advice and Contract Administration. From project inception, we provide our clients with critical and expert insight and advice targeted at maximising ROI and securing successful outcomes.
We leverage our experience in working across all sectors to help us understand our clients' unique requirements, adding value to all projects we are engaged on, and providing independent, impartial and insight-driven advice on the full breadth of the project to secure real return on investment. Our dedicated teams and our commitment to excellence have enabled us to cultivate numerous long-standing relationships with our clients, each of whom benefit from the same high-end, personalised service that has earned us our reputation.
We believe that effective management of cost is a critical component of successful project delivery. We work to accomplish our clients’ objectives by providing a hands-on approach to Cost Management that benefits each stage of the development cycle.
Our culture and values are at the heart of this approach, combined with a shared belief that truly innovative solutions are created through continuous learning and the sharing of ideas.
We are proactive and focused on identifying and addressing any potential issues early on, providing appropriate advice at the right time to facilitate sound business decisions that retain control and confidence in the project.
Combining Cost Management with multiple additional disciplines, we remain an active team participant in successful project delivery. We will always measure our own success on that of our clients and the projects we oversee.
We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with people - our staff, our clients and our colleagues. We strive to remain independent, impartial, and insightful. We are a team of people dedicated to our work, with a passion for the projects we undertake.
Our reputation is built on the positive partnerships we have developed with our long-term clients, who know that they can trust us to deliver. These long-term relationships are underpinned by our teams and the commitment they show in delivering the expertise and standard of service our clients have come to expect.
Looking after our staff, providing opportunities for growth and progression, and making sure they are happy is our number one priority. We ensure they have the support they need to deliver, and we have made it our mission to create a unique, dynamic working environment in which our people can flourish. This naturally reflects on the quality we already provide, and on our continual evolution to improve our services for the benefit of our clients.
All of our projects are assigned a Project Director, a leading figure taking ownership of the project, involved in every component and detail from initial engagement through to completion. The teams we assign to each project are chosen because of the attributes they possess; they are focused on the job and passionate about the success of the project. Our clients feel a sense of security, safe in the knowledge that we genuinely care and have a sense of duty to the project. We understand our role is to provide strategic advice and support for our clients when they need it the most.
Our experienced senior leadership team have over 90 years of experience in both the Project Management and Cost Management disciplines, in addition to other specialist contract disciplines and services. Below the senior management team is a vastly experienced and knowledgeable team of experts focused on working together to deliver best-in-class services for highly complex projects in a variety of sectors in the built environment.
Within our organisation exists a rich heritage, and a deep-rooted knowledge and understanding of the ways in which we have consistently delivered maximum value for our clients for over 85 years. Our solutions-focused approach is matched by our attention to detail, our combined commitment as a team of professionals to uphold the Bristow standards, and our dynamic ability to continually think outside of the box in order to deliver commercial success for our clients.