Access Construction’s award-winning construction software suite gives construction businesses visibility, control and accuracy across every step of the construction lifecycle. Our secure, cloud-hosted construction software solutions connect construction teams for seamless collaboration, and empowers construction leaders to make intelligent, data-driven decisions and control cashflow.
End-to-end construction management software
Access Construction has been awarded the 2023 Construction Computing Awards ‘Company of the Year'.
Developed by and for construction professionals, our construction software is built specifically for the dynamic demands of the sector.
Access Construction is trusted by over 1,000 leading construction businesses in the UK and Ireland
Why choose construction software from Access Construction?
- Access Construction provides two core industry products, Access COINS for construction management and Access ConQuest for construction estimating, plus a comprehensive suite of construction business software solutions to support your construction organisation.
- We provide seamless implementation for our construction software, with expert consultation, product training and dedicated customer support as standard.
- We are the experts in construction technology, providing solutions to 40% of the UK's Top 20 general contractors and 60% of the UK’s Top 20 house builders.
Future-proof your construction business with Access Construction software
Our cloud-based end-to-end construction software solutions are designed to solve common challenges in the sector.
- End siloed data and bring your teams together under a single system.
- Review budgets and estimates in real-time.
- Automate a wealth of processes and save time spent on administration and data entry.
- Achieve true visibility of ever-changing projects, identify and navigate issues and reduce rework.
- Tackle rising costs with cost control and true cashflow visibility.
Our construction software suite
Construction ERP software
Access COINS is a powerful ERP system for construction, powered by real-time data and packed with functionality developed for construction.
Access ConQuest is leading construction estimating software which quickly builds accurate estimates that win bids.
Project management software
Schedule and track complex construction projects with project management software built for the sector.
Finance and operations software
Control cashflow, track CVR and manage your assets in a single financial management system.
Service management software
Link the field to the office with service management software which automates processes and saves administration time.
Supply chain management software
Track your supply chain, streamline billing and improve supplier relationships with software built for construction.
Workforce management & payroll software
Manage your construction teams with HR and Payroll software that ensures safety and compliance.
Streamline your procurement process with features including electronic trading and OCR which makes procurement simple.
Manage 2D and 3D takeoff with a powerful solution which lifts the measurements you need to start your bill of quantities.
Tender and bid management software
Easily source, track and compare subcontractor bids. Our system sends over 100,000 enquiries every month to over 50,000 subcontractors.
Construction sectors served by Access Construction
We provide Tier 1-3 contractors with the solutions they need to future-proof their business and deliver large projects smoothly.
Access Construction’s solutions help subcontractors win more bids and control their cashflow.
Our software for home builders includes specialised features for the sector, covering the home building lifecycle from tender to sales.
Civil engineering and groundworks
From bid to project completion, streamline your project management with Access COINS, the comprehensive ERP designed to meet the complex needs of civil construction.
Access COINS helps mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors link the office to the field with remote apps and service maintenance tools that deliver.
Commercial fit out contractors
Create accurate estimates, plan and execute fit-out and refurbishment projects with solutions that empower teams to work collaboratively.
Case study – Barratt Developments
The UK’s largest home builder chose Access COINS to track CVR, improve commercial processes and make significant efficiency gains across their developments.
“A significant percentage of construction and housebuilding companies use COINS construction software, and I think it’s quite right that Barratt should be aligned with those companies in using the best technology available.”
David Thomas, CEO, Barratt Developments
Proud to partner with over 1,000 leading construction businesses
“We’ve have been using COINS e-Commerce technology for the last two years and have had ongoing support from COINS throughout that whole process, from beginning to end.” - Darren Aldridge, Group Supply Chain Manager, Keltbray
“COINS were always going to be on the shortlist as we wanted a proven construction specialist. We knew what we wanted, and COINS delivered on everything.” - Phil Talbot, Project Director and Financial Director, Robertson
"(We can now) become competitive… producing net bills, gross bills for the client, which ConQuest does at the flick of a switch." - Andy Pagett, Estimating Manager, EE Smith
“We’ve worked with COINS to develop construction solutions that we see not only as a fit for Barratt but also as a fit for, and across the industry as a whole. Through this investment, we’ll have our surveyors and buyers able to spend more of their valuable time concentrating on driving value in all areas of our business supporting our Building Excellence philosophy to ultimately improve our margins.” - Jon Watkin, Group Commercial Director, Barratt Developments.
"COINS Expenses offered us a way to implement better workflow policies. There were more advantages in the COINS Expenses software than any of the other solutions considered." - Charlotte Bullen, ERP System Manager, Trant Engineering
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Expert support from Access Construction
As part of The Access Group, Access Construction delivers software support services by experts in construction technology. From meticulously planned implementation and custom training for your team to technical support and regular software updates, Access Construction ensures you get the most from your software.
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Construction software FAQs
What is construction software?
Construction software is software specifically developed for the construction sector. It helps with the management of projects, people and data all from one secured platform and in real-time.
Our construction software includes sector-specific functionality which takes into account factors such as bid management, sub-contractor management and report integration into the UK government Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).
This helps cut down on time-wasting admin work, streamlines existing processes and minimises risk – ensuring contractor profit margins won’t be cut.
What are the benefits of using construction software?
Some benefits of using construction software programmes include -
- Boosting productivity by streamlining processes and strengthening communication across different departments with easy-to-use construction software tools
- Helping financial leaders the right decision every time with advanced reporting, analytics, and real-time dashboards which provides accurate timely information
- Reduces time-consuming admin tasks, duplication and errors
- Increases profit margins and improves decision-making across all your construction projects
Why use construction software?
Construction project management software will transform the way your business operates, reduce risk and protect your profits. Having a single view of the truth allows you to make quicker decisions based on real-time data and boost profit margins by clearly seeing where your spend is going. Having construction software also improves productivity on-site by streamlining processes through use of mobile apps and reducing duplication of work.
Specialised estimation software also modernises and speeds up the estimation process, allowing you time to make more bids and win more projects.
How much does construction estimating software cost?
The cost of estimating software will vary depending on how many users to need to have access to the system. We can work to your budgets and create a customised solution for your company that is suitable.
What software do construction companies use?
Construction companies use various software tools such as management, accounting, estimating and takeoff, BIM, safety management, procurement and document management software to manage their projects, finances, and operations. The specific tools used depend on the company's size, budget, and project requirements. Popular software tools for construction include Access COINS and ConQuest.