Building Cost Information Service (BCIS)

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) online database contains elemental cost analyses for over 17,500 projects across the UK - information you will find indispensable when preparing cost plans, providing early cost advice to clients and benchmarking costs. Location and time-adjustment factors within the cost database allow you to use the data in a flexible way to suit your individual project needs. Includes access to data from the following BCIS online products:

  • BCIS Online (including Building Maintenance Indices)
  • BCIS Review Online
  • BCIS Housing Online
  • BCIS Building Running Costs Online
  • The Duration Calculator
  • The Dayworks Updating Service

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  • Pop-up blockers can interfere with BCIS
  • Database is not included in the main library search
  • Databases provided by UWE Bristol are for educational use only and should not be used for commercial corporate purposes or by unlicensed users

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There is currently no accessibility statement available for this resource but the provider is working towards digital accessibility compliance.