About

Established in 2013, Felton Consult is a firm of Chartered Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers drawing on the expertise and experience gained over 30 years in the industry. The Practice was formed by John Beggan following 18 years as Associate Director running a small practice in Birmingham.

Felton grew from sole practitioner to a business employing a small but dedicated staff and have recently relocated from Aldridge to new offices in Sutton Coldfield. In 2016, Felton Consult purchased and incorporated Bond Foster, a QS practice with over 100 years’ experience, bringing along another level of Consultancy.

We react to our clients’ expectations with a friendly but professional approach and pride ourselves on attaining high standards. We provide a full service focused on project co-ordination and management supported by our expertise in cost management, ensuring design is protected throughout.

At Felton Consult, protecting design throughout project delivery is our passion. We believe successful projects are best achieved through a commitment to creativity and collaboration, and every member of the team is dedicated to providing the very best services and support they can for your project.

We take pride in ensuring that no matter what challenges each project brings, we draw upon our team expertise to ensure an efficient and memorable customer experience.

Our core services concentrate and focus on the management of project construction finances and maintain contractual relationships throughout all stages of a project development. Effective control, management and reporting is key to a development health, and we strive to work in partnership with both client and design team members to protect design and ultimately enable the whole team to deliver the brief. Services are not limited, priding ourselves on being able to provide a service which is both established – but adaptable and tailored to suit a clients’ project needs.

Each of our projects is led by a Chartered Surveyor, and we are Chartered and Regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Felton Consult is recognised for providing a range of project consultancy services for private clients, contractors or sub-contractors, local authority and domestic clients.

Our services include:

  • quantity surveying
  • full project financial planning
  • project control
  • many forms of project administration and management

We provide full quantity, cost consultancy and contract management ranging from:

  • feasibility
  • order of costs estimates
  • development viability assessment
  • procurement and contractual advice
  • tender management
  • preparation of all forms of tender and contract documentation using both established and new methods of measurement
  • project co-ordination and administration
  • contract measurement and valuation services
  • final account analysis and agreements
  • claims and dispute resolution
  • business and consultancy support

 

Read more detailed information on our Services page.

John Beggan

Director

Currently Director of Felton Consult, established in 2013, and owner of Bond Foster Chartered Quantity Surveyors. He has been responsible for the management of a wide range of projects from inception through to completion. He has also acted as Cost Consultant for several private and commercial clients, as well as Contract Administrator and Project Manager. John’s passion is for delivering projects without compromise – but at all times focusing on cost control.

In addition to providing consultancy services, he tutors for Birmingham City University, lecturing on cost planning, procurement management, budget and cost control for both the PG Diploma and Masters in Architectural Practice, and the degree course for Quantity Surveying in the Built Environment.

Out of the office, John is Treasurer and Chairman of a local under 21s football team Streetly FC and is currently the Treasurer for 2nd Streetly Scout Group. He has also previously held the Chair at the Parents Association for Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School. He is married to Nikki and has two sons, Daniel and Jack.

Ben Eden

Quantity Surveyor

Ben joined Felton in the autumn of 2018 and soon found his feet in the fast-paced world of Quantity Surveying. When not at work Ben loves sport and can often be found on a field playing football or rugby! He enjoys the challenge of being the best in everything he does, both in the office and when he steps onto the pitch come Saturday afternoon. When Ben isn’t chasing other men around the pitch, he is a very comical character in the office and will always inject a Monday morning with energy. Ben has high ambitions and is working hard to become a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, taking on his own jobs and further growing Felton Consult.

Brad Hosker

Quantity Surveyor

Brad joined us as an apprentice in early 2017, quickly settling and obtaining the title of Trainee Quantity Surveyor. He is as committed to becoming a Chartered Quantity Surveyor as he is to following Aston Villa all the way to the Premier League. Being passionate about everything he does, Brad hates to be wrong and will bite your hand off if you get too close when this happens.

Angela Hetherington

Office Manager

Angela has been with Felton Consult from the start and is our ‘go to’ person. Her job titles include Office Manager, Accounts and Finance Manager, and Chief Buyer! Angela is the backbone to the office and makes sure that everyone is kept in line – even John!

Katie Hale

Marketing Consultant

Katie is our resident Marketing Consultant and works with us to raise our profile with clients and partners. She brings a completely different level of enthusiasm and experience, which has been the core to the recent rebrand. Supporting us through the rebrand journey, she continues to ensure our marketing and PR plans are kept on track and we even let her have her own desk in the office!

Richard Burr

Consultant

Richard has a career that spans nearly 50 years and brings a wealth and knowledge and experience to the team. He was the director of Bond Foster (acquired by Felton Consult in 2016) and he remains on hand as a part-time Consultant and adviser. Richard’s strengths are in Project Management and Building Surveying, focussing in the last 10 years on the management and procurement of projects associated with education, residential and churches.

Richard has tried to retire, but in between his numerous charity commitments he is still very much an active and important member of both Felton Consult and Bond Foster.

Nigel Walton

Consultant

Nigel’s career spans nearly 50 years and brings to Felton Consult another level of technical prowess with his in-depth knowledge of Quantity Surveying. What he doesn’t know about measurement and surveying isn’t worth knowing!

Acting as Consultant to Felton Consult, he provides our team with a wealth of knowledge and experience and is a real asset when complex projects call for that forensic and methodical approach.