PLANNING & BUILDING REGS
We can facilitate these two main gateway approval stages required in order to obtain quotations from contractors for accurate build costs and start your project.
Did you know that a majority of projects will not require planning approval if they are designed within Permitted Development (PD) rules, which we will be able to quickly assess and devise the best planning strategy for you. You may, however, then wish to apply for a Lawful Development Certificate (LDC).
For further info on the above and why obtaining an LDC is important, please find link below to the Planning Portal.
Whether a Single Storey or Double Storey to the Rear, Side, Front, Wrap-around or simply a Porch.
We can advise the best way to maximise the potential of your home and add real value to your property.
Need that additional room for an Office, Playroom or Annexe? A garage conversion can be one of the simplest ways to achieve that ever so crucial additional space now required in our day-to-day lives at home.
TOP TIP: Did you know that your garage conversion may only require building regs approval? Since changing your garage door to a window to match existing is considered permitted development.
Converting your loft can be the easiest way to add considerable value to your home. By addition of a Master Suite - Bedroom and Ensuite, for example, and may not even require planning approval if designed to the correct volume allowance, thus considered permitted devlopment.
TOP TIP: First thing to do is to pop up into your loft and check the measurement between the top of joist to underside of ridge, this should be a minimum of 2.4 metres.
REMODELLING / INTERNAL ALTERATIONS
Whether a complete remodel of the layout internally or simply the removal of a wall to open up your living space. We have a range of ideas that really will transform the way you enjoy your home.
Whether it's a basic 3D model at SKETCH stage to assist our clients in visualising the scheme, or massing models and 3D visuals in support of an application at PLANNING stage.
We can assist with managing the entire project lifecycle by producing a timeline programme in MS Project to roadmap the design process up to site start onto project management of the build with the contractor.
We offer a measured survey and draw-up service using laser devices, in order to produce an accurate set of existing drawings of your property.
As part of the survey we would also identify the existing drainage strategy.