Last edited 06 Feb 2018

Support services in the construction industry

Support services are activities required for the successful completion of processes, programmes, or projects.

They can be provided by a supplier in support of a product that they have supplied (such as technical support or maintenance), or can be provided by independent third parties support providers.

Third party support services can include consultancy services such as:

As a consequence, many of the consultancy-based companies in the construction industry are categorised as ‘support services’.

Contractors may also offer services to clients in addition to construction, that can be described as 'support services', such as:

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