What we do as Architects and How We Can Help You:
We Can Help:
We can prepare feasibility studies, sketch plans
and submit Planning and Building Regulation Applications.
Our Client’s ideas are given form and expression
without imposing a 'house style' or pre-conceptions.
We can assist in any aspect of the design process
and offer a full or staged service from initial discussion
through to project completion.
What we do:
Ø Pre appointment preliminary discussions.
Ø Advise on the level of service relevant to the project and associated fees.
Feasibility and Concept Sketch:
Ø Developing the project brief.
Ø Feasibility Studies to establish the parameters affecting the site and how the objectives can be achieved in principle.
Ø Advise on what surveys may be required and if other Consultants are required.
Ø Development of feasibility and brief to form a sketch scheme or where necessary options for discussion. Advice on what will be required to accompany a planning application and who would prepare this information. Discuss the proposed scheme with the Local Planning Authority where possible.
Scheme Design For Planning Application:
Ø Develop the scheme for a formal planning application to the Local Authority and prepare the necessary design and access reports.
Ø For Listed Buildings we would prepare a Heritage Statement and impact assessment to accompany a Listed Building Consent Application.
Ø If approved we would help with the discharge of planning conditions.
Ø Advise on what is required to make a technical Building Regulation Application and if other Consultants are required to prepare some of the information such as Structural Engineers and Mechanical/Electrical Engineers.
Ø Prepare the necessary drawings and technical information for a Building Regulation submission and liaise with other Consultants.
Production Information and Tender:
Ø Develop the drawings and technical information sufficient for submitting tender documents to a selection of contractors or negotiating with a Client’s preferred contractor. Also prepare schedules and specification documents.
Ø Discuss with our Client the returned tenders and advise on the successful contractor.
Ø Instruct the successful contractor, prepare contract documents and meet to agree all final details.
Ø Periodically visit the site to see if the construction work is to programme and in accordance with the contract information issuing monthly certificates for payment.
Ø Inspect on completion and after a defects period of six or twelve months.
Our service to you.
How we can help with your project.
What we can provide for you.
The level of service you require.