Also, G&T has closed Exeter and Swindon offices and Cyril Sweett has merged Birmingham and Leamington Spa operations and made several redundancies

Davis Langdon is to cut 64 more staff, including partners, from its 1,500-strong UK business.

The news comes amid a raft of QS office closures and adds further weight to the view that the summer’s talk of green shoots was premature.

A spokesperson said: “Davis Langdon can confirm that following a recent review of our resourcing levels, the firm has identified the need to lose up to 64 roles from its UK business. This comprises both employee and partner roles.”

Davis Langdon said it had launched a 30-day consultation with affected staff and that some of the cuts would be achieved through retirements, resignations and relocation to areas including the Middle East.

The firm would not confirm the number of partners affected, but Building understands the figure is about 12. It has about 200 partners.

Meanwhile, Gardiner & Theobald is understood to have closed its Exeter and Swindon offices and Cyril Sweett has merged its Birmingham and Leamington Spa operations.

Cyril Sweett also made several redundancies as a direct result of the retail elements of its Yas island scheme in Abu Dhabi being put on hold. Of the 25 staff working on the scheme, three were made redundant and the rest relocated.