Professional build estimates

Your solution to accurate build costs

Welcome to Nest Estimating

Nest Estimating Ltd are build cost estimators providing a committed, unique and fuss-free cost estimating experience with honesty and simplicity at its core. We have a strong emphasis on supplying our clients with easy-to-read cost estimates which are broken down into fine detail, for full transparency.

Based in Botley, Southampton, we operate across the UK and offer a variety of cost estimating services, through build cost estimating, price recalculations, budget cost estimates, bill of quantities, take off service and more. We work with builders, architects, self builders and homeowners to deliver accurate build cost estimates that allow your building project to run seamlessly.

If you have a building project that needs an experienced and collaborative cost estimating partner, then please get in touch.

Who we help

Builders & Developers

We work closely with a wide range of builders and developers, offering services to projects of all sizes, working across both one-off and long term builds.


As an architect, you’re the deliverer of dreams with an endless vision, but your client’s budget isn’t. Allow us to help you balance your customer’s finances with your ideas.


Whether you’re just starting, or you have architects plans already in place, we can step in to help you get a bit of balance between spend and style – Keeping your budget in check.

Self Builders

Ready to build your dream home? A building cost estimate can help eager self builders to stay on track for a smooth-running build project.

Our clients

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