Conducting a Building Project

How Does It Work?

Renovation Architect

Now - Free Consultation and Plan For Your Project

The free initial consultation is here to provide you with everything you need to know about your new project. This includes discussing and clarifying the requirements for your project, the estimated budget you should expect, any project specific timelines and our fees.

Within 1 Week, Book Now
Modern House Design Architect

Week 1 - 4 Measured Survey to Planning Submission

This first stage covers the measured survey for your site, creating the existing and proposed design through drawings, CGI 3D images and video animations.

This section also includes revision meetings to ensure you are happy with the design before submitting the project for planning permission.

2 - 3 Weeks
Country House Architect

Week 4 - 10 Planning Management

After your project is submitted for planning permission, if normally takes 6 weeks for your local council to make a decision (8 weeks for commercial projects).

We include for communication and management during this time, ensuring your project is well received and addressing any concerns by the council. This gives you the best chances of approval for your project.

6 Weeks For The Council Decision
House Extension Architect Design

Week 10 - 14 Building Regulations Approval

After your project gains planning permission, we add additional detail to your project to make it construction ready. We guide you through the process of appointing a Structural Engineer and a Building Control Officer that are trusted from our previous projects. 

Managing this process, we ensure that your project documents gain building regulations approval and are ready to hand to builder ready for construction.

We also provide for tender services, inviting recommended builders to bid for your project.

3 - 4 Weeks
Office Design Architect

Week 10 - Completion - Contract Administration and Support When Needed

With your project ready to hand over, many clients find they can continue the project directly with their builder. However, services are available for contract administration and additional help if preferred or required by you.

Subject to Builder's Timeframe
Measured Architect Survey

Consultations & Measured Surveys

We offer advice on the entire construction process from start to finish, including risk assessment for your site and project. Our measured surveys provide a base for drawings and designs 

Architect Plans Drawings

Concept Design & Feasibility

We provide architects drawings based on the initial idea and brief. This includes studies for prospective developer sites and multiple options.

Architect Planning Permission Drawings

Planning Permission

We draw planning permission drawings, draft planning documents and statements. We manage each planning application to give you the strongest chance of permission.

Architect Builders Drawings

Building Regs Information

We provide information to comply with UK Building Regulations and Building Codes Internationally. This includes building details and energy analysis.

Architect Builders plans

Construction Drawings

We prepare architect drawings and specifications ready for a builder to use on-site.

Construction Architect

Contract Administration & On-Site

We provide contract administration services between client and builder. Our site visit services our there when you need us most. 

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Book a free, no commitments consultation today to see the opportunities of your site.

Tel: +44 20 8638 5243

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