About TSS

Founded in 1905, T Sumner Smith (TSS) has grown to become a nationwide one-stop consultancy service for the transport, utility and building infrastructure sectors. TSS provides professional consultancy services supported by cutting edge software including; quantity surveying, commercial management, financial auditing and project management across rail, utilities, highways and the wider infrastructure sector.

  • RICS regulated
  • Corporate members of the Associate for Project Management
  • ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accredited

From our headquarters in Chorley, our dedicated team have a proven track record in providing safe, productive and beneficial outcomes to all stakeholders in the industrial sector.

TSS have provided the highest quality quantity surveying, commercial management and financial reporting service… supported by the F0CUS platform. The platform completed the heavy lifting providing robust information on which short, medium and long term commercial decisions could be made by both TSS and UU. The information has helped create a transparent and collaborative approach to all commercial activities.

Commercial Manager, United Utilities PLC.

F0CUS work management displayed on a laptop and an ipad


Designed and developed in-house by TSS, F0CUS is our platform for managing a wide range of contracts. Fully modular, the core elements of the system are:

  • Order management
  • Planning
  • Commercial management
  • Reporting
  • Document management

Click the links below to find out more information on this innovative software or to request a demo from us!


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