- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 08 Nov 2017
Prime cost price
|Where the exact type of product or component cannot be specified, an estimated price for the product or component shall be given in the description as a prime cost price (PC price). State, for example, ‘Allow the PC price of £x per thousand delivered to site’, ‘Allow the PC price of £y per m2 delivered to site’, or ‘Allow £z each delivered to site’.
Unless specifically stated otherwise in the bill of quantities or in these rules, the contractor shall be deemed to have allowed for all items listed in paragraph [IP address hidden] in his or her priced rate for each building component/item incorporating a PC price.
Paragraph [IP address hidden] refers to:
- (1) labour and all costs in connection therewith;
- (2) materials and goods together with all costs in connection therewith;
- (3) assembling, installing, erecting, fixing or fitting materials or goods in position;
- (4) plant and all costs in connection therewith;
- (5) waste of goods or materials;
- (6) all rough and fair cutting unless specially stated otherwise;
- (7) establishment charges; and
- (8) cost of compliance with all legislation in connection with the work measured including health and safety, disposal of waste and the like.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
Insights from New York.
A quick introduction to a very complicated subject.
CIOB suggests the economic reach of construction is double the official figures.
The first US building to achieve BREEAM Outstanding In-Use.
70 buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly. Book review.
Conserving the iron roof at the Albert Dock.
Delivering an infrastructure revolution.
The admissibility of evidence.
How many can you name? 37 anyone?
CIOB respond to the points-based system.
When is the weather considered 'exceptionally adverse'?