Laxton’s SMM Building Price Book - 2021
has been prepared, as with previous editions, for those who need access to the prices in the existing format based on SMM7.
Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the construction industry, with supply chains disrupted, sites suspended, and site productivity reduced due to social distance requirements and staff sick or isolating.
The knock-on includes a pay freeze from the relevant trade bodies and volatile price fluctuations mostly dependant on supply issues.
It is predicted that this volatility will continue into 2021 and until the pandemic is under control.
LAXTON'S NRM Building Price Book - 2021 is the version prepared in accordance with the RICS New Rules of Measurement – NRM2: Detailed measurement for building works –.
The library of descriptions have been
prepared in accordance with NRM2 which is being taught in Universities and used by cost estimators, quantity surveyors, local and public authorities, health authorities, Housing Associations andothers interested in the cost of building.
Laxton’s includes detailed, fully resourced, priced, easy to use libraries of every day construction items checked and updated as at September/October 2020, essential information on preliminaries, wages, guide prices, dayworks, CDM, company information, tables etc and other general information updated for 2021
Laxton’s are regarded as the estimators essential tool - often referred to as his bible!