Compre­hensive, no-nonsense consultancy and chartered surveying

Castons has been providing high-quality advice for generations, nevertheless ensuring that our knowledge and skills remain up to date. We take care of all aspects of your construction project, from building surveys and fund management services to health and safety training. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer care, going above and beyond to make things simple.

In March 2024 Castons joined Artelia Group, an independent, multidisciplinary consultancy, engineering and project management company, who share our focus on excellence and making a positive difference to our clients.

What we do

Established in 1895, Castons is a professional chartered surveyor practice. As accomplished property and construction consultants, we provide a range of trustworthy and transparent services, including:

  • Quantity surveying
  • Cost management
  • Project management
  • Building surveys
  • Fund monitoring
  • Employer’s agent services
  • CDM consultancy
  • Health and safety compliance
  • Health and safety training

We work with a number of public and private sectors across the UK, both residential and commercial. As an NHS Shared Business Services provider, we are particularly involved in healthcare, helping clients to meet their NHS Improvement spending targets and deal with structural issues like RAAC panels. However, we have facilitated thousands of projects in other sectors, such as education, industry and infrastructure, leisure, and research, too. Browse our case studies to find out more.

How we can help

We're qualified pro­fessionals

Castons is a professional practice that prides itself on providing high-quality consultancy services to clients involved in property and construction. As RICS accredited experts, you can trust us to advise you on your next investment. We have many chartered members (MRICS) on our team – in addition to one fellow (FRICS) – with Castons team members boasting a great many degrees, diplomas and project management accreditations (APM) between them.

We're straight-forward

Castons is a no-nonsense service provider. We want you to understand exactly what is going on throughout each stage of your project, which is why we are fully transparent and keep you updated throughout. We aim to ensure that everything is clear from the outset – and our process is simple, too. After our initial meeting, we’ll give you a quote and plan the services you require. Work can then begin, with Castons overseeing it all.

We're committed

Castons is known for its excellent customer service. We go the extra mile to deliver the best possible results for our clients, paying attention to each and every detail. Indeed, we understand that each project is different, with its own unique challenges, which is why we create bespoke milestones for each job that we work on. We aim to ensure that our processes work for you, providing you with live project updates at each stage of the process.

We're sustainable

Castons is committed to saving the environment. We now report to Carbon Neutral Britain and expect our emissions to fall from just over 100 tC02e in 2021 to 71.76 tC02e by 2025. We aim to achieve net zero emissions by 2040, by converting to sustainable electric vehicles and upgrading to renewable lighting and heating by 2025. We will also ensure that any additional properties we acquire are as energy neutral as possible.

Our Locations

Ipswich Office

Phone: 01473 257586

77/79 Grimwade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1LN

London Office

Phone: 020 7194 8433

New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London, EC2M 1NH