Professional & personal delivery from inception to completion

About O'Neil & Partners

Established for over 40 years, RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) accredited O’Neil and Partners has developed from a traditional PQS to a modern cost consultancy practise, retaining the core principles of financial management whilst embracing new and innovative techniques.

Our people provide a professional, tailored, client focussed service delivering Cost Management, Employers Agent and Project Management services across a broad spectrum of sectors.

Our aim, using our technical excellence, is to always add value to our client’s projects; considering modern methods of construction, social value, sustainability, and best value. We are honest in our advice, always protecting the interests of our client and their stakeholders.

O'Neil & Partners Construction Cost Consultants Quantity Surveyors QS Bolton Education Sector

Our consistent level of repeat business is testament to our client’s satisfaction, but we are not complacent and regularly seek client feedback in line with our ISO9001 policy.

We always do what we say we will – and often do more!

O’Neil and Partners are Constructionline registered (97379) and are currently on, amongst others, the Procure Partnerships Supplier Agreement for North Wales and Yorkshire, as well as the Rise Framework. For more information on our procurement partners, please feel free to contact us.

Meet The Partners
Duncan | Director - Oneil & Partners
Partner, Duncan has over 40 years’ experience in providing a full range of traditional pre and post contract quantity surveying, cost management and employer’s agent services.

As a chartered surveyor, Duncan is particularly experienced in the healthcare, education and ecclesiastical sectors but also has extensive knowledge and experience of construction in other public services, industrial, commercial and retail, leisure and ecclesiastical sectors.

Over many years, Duncan has provided a meticulous, service to the majority of Northwest NHS Trusts and is skilled in the establishment and management of Measured Term Contracts (MTC).

Outside of work, Duncan is an avid adventurer, regularly challenging himself to climb a mountain, often to raise funds for a local charity.
R Duncan Frost

Non-Executive Partner | MRICS

Glyn | Director - Oneil & Partners
Glyn has a wide range of experience having worked as a Quantity Surveyor for over 30 years since graduating at Newcastle Upon Tyne. He has experience across a diverse range of sectors including retail, health, education and leisure.

He is well placed to advise clients on the most suitable procurement route to suit their needs, and believes in a collaborative approach to ensuring the successful delivery of projects whilst ensuring clients always achieve best value.

Outside of work, Glyn enjoys walking and most sports, and is a fan of Leigh Leopards rugby league team.
Glyn Donohue

Partner | BSc (Hons) MRICS

Adam | Director - Oneil & Partners
Adam has a wide range of experience having worked as a Quantity Surveyor in both the Professional Practice and Contractor environments. He is well versed in both the JCT and NEC forms of contract and is well placed to advise clients on the most suitable procurement route to suit their needs. He regularly provides full pre and post contract quantity surveying / cost advisory services, along with Contract Administrator / Employers Agent services.

Adam enjoys working across a variety of sectors and is particularly experienced in delivering healthcare and retail schemes, along with education and the sports, leisure and hospitality sector. He believes in a collaborative approach to ensuring the successful delivery of projects whilst ensuring clients always achieve best value.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys long, countryside walks with his dogs and other outdoor pursuits.
Adam Hiles

Partner | BSc (Hons)

Scott | Director - Oneil & Partners
Scott is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years’ experience working within multiple sectors, such as healthcare, education, industrial, commercial, residential and sports stadia. As well as working in the UK, Scott ventured overseas and worked across North America, whilst based in New York City.

In the US, Scott managed a portfolio of projects with commercial clients, providing cost management services using various forms of contract and procurement.

Aside from Cost Management, Scott also has experience acting as an Employers Agent and Project Manager across multiple healthcare and residential projects.

Fun fact about Scott; “I rode a jet ski around the Statue of Liberty and Island of Manhattan”.
Scott Young

Partner | BSc (Hons) MRICS

Duncan | Director - Oneil & Partners
Partner, Duncan has over 40 years’ experience in providing a full range of traditional pre and post contract quantity surveying, cost management and employer’s agent services.

As a chartered surveyor, Duncan is particularly experienced in the healthcare, education and ecclesiastical sectors but also has extensive knowledge and experience of construction in other public services, industrial, commercial and retail, leisure and ecclesiastical sectors.

Over many years, Duncan has provided a meticulous, service to the majority of Northwest NHS Trusts and is skilled in the establishment and management of Measured Term Contracts (MTC).

Outside of work, Duncan is an avid adventurer, regularly challenging himself to climb a mountain, often to raise funds for a local charity.
R Duncan Frost

Non-Executive Partner | MRICS

Glyn | Director - Oneil & Partners
Glyn has a wide range of experience having worked as a Quantity Surveyor for over 30 years since graduating at Newcastle Upon Tyne. He has experience across a diverse range of sectors including retail, health, education and leisure.

He is well placed to advise clients on the most suitable procurement route to suit their needs, and believes in a collaborative approach to ensuring the successful delivery of projects whilst ensuring clients always achieve best value.

Outside of work, Glyn enjoys walking and most sports, and is a fan of Leigh Leopards rugby league team.
Glyn Donohue

Partner | BSc (Hons) MRICS

Adam | Director - Oneil & Partners
Adam has a wide range of experience having worked as a Quantity Surveyor in both the Professional Practice and Contractor environments. He is well versed in both the JCT and NEC forms of contract and is well placed to advise clients on the most suitable procurement route to suit their needs. He regularly provides full pre and post contract quantity surveying / cost advisory services, along with Contract Administrator / Employers Agent services.

Adam enjoys working across a variety of sectors and is particularly experienced in delivering healthcare and retail schemes, along with education and the sports, leisure and hospitality sector. He believes in a collaborative approach to ensuring the successful delivery of projects whilst ensuring clients always achieve best value.

Outside of work, Adam enjoys long, countryside walks with his dogs and other outdoor pursuits.
Adam Hiles

Partner | BSc (Hons)

Scott | Director - Oneil & Partners
Scott is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years’ experience working within multiple sectors, such as healthcare, education, industrial, commercial, residential and sports stadia. As well as working in the UK, Scott ventured overseas and worked across North America, whilst based in New York City.

In the US, Scott managed a portfolio of projects with commercial clients, providing cost management services using various forms of contract and procurement.

Aside from Cost Management, Scott also has experience acting as an Employers Agent and Project Manager across multiple healthcare and residential projects.

Fun fact about Scott; “I rode a jet ski around the Statue of Liberty and Island of Manhattan”.
Scott Young

Partner | BSc (Hons) MRICS

Affiliated Frameworks
Procure Partnerships Framework
RISE Framework