Please see below for a summary of the different types of contracts you have access to via The Library.
Please note- most of the online contracts cannot be downloaded to view offline. They are read only. Please ask your librarians if you cannot find what you are looking for.
JCT building contracts are available through the IHS database
This book contains JCT standard building contract with quantities 2016:
A list of other resources on contracts in the Library:
Also see the Lexis PSL database. You can find 2011 JCT Contracts on here. (After logging in, click on whatever subject area is currently showing, e.g. Planning, then go in and change it to Construction).
Spon's architects' and builders' price book [Ebook]
Introductory explanation on how to use a price book. Includes fees for professional services, prices for measured work (major and minor works), estimating building costs, and conversion tables.
Office for National Statistics- Statistics on Construction Industry
Datasets include construction output price indices.
This tool helps you prepare cost plans, provide early cost advice to clients and benchmark costs for both commercial and residential buildings.
Built Environment staff and students can access this on-campus via MyBeckett and off campus via RemoteApp. Please check with Built Environment staff to obtain the user name and password.
If you want to research a building or a person you should try using the Oxford Reference collection here, which will give you a quality description and overview:
Oxford University Press authoritative handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopaedias.
Staff and students can request new academic eBooks for the Library to buy.
This eBook requesting service is only for eBooks needed for individual study/research or to diversify the Library collection.
Check out the Request an eBook page to find out more about the service.
NBS is a UK-based system of construction specification used by architects and other building professionals to describe the materials, standards and workmanship of a construction project. It is available online to students within the School of Built Environment, Engineering & Computing via the Remote App.