This 1970ís bungalow was transformed by replacing the low pitched roof with one much steeper, allowing the interior space to be used to its full potential. An open plan living space was created...
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Normal services

Listed below are the normal services offered on a building project:

Inception and feasibility

  • Discuss the client's requirements including time scale and financial limits.
  • Carry out studies to determine the feasibility of a project.

Planning Permission.

  • Analyse the client's requirements and prepare initial designs.
  • Finalise the design.
  • Submit a planning application, if needed and liaise with the local authority.

Building Regulations.

  • Develop the final design and prepare working drawings.
  • Co-ordinate and integrate work by consultants, specialists and suppliers.

Specification and Tender.

  • Prepare a full specification and schedule of works.
  • Advise on the use of builders, invite tenders from and appraise received tenders.

Work on site

  • Arrange signing of the building contract and administer the terms of the contract.
  • Make site inspections, monitor progress and quality
  • Certify completed work and oversee payments
  • Make a final inspection, administer the defects period and settle the final account

The client can employ Capital Design Studio for as many or as few of these services as needed. We do not need to be employed for the whole of the building process

Other services

Other services that the practice can offer include:

  • Conducting exceptional negotiations with planning authorities and building control
  • Advising on the suitability and selection of sites and buildings
  • Making measured surveys and preparing drawings of existing buildings
  • Preparing reports on the condition of existing buildings
  • Advising on accessibility and energy conservation
  • Interior design
  • Advising and providing services under The Party Wall etc. Act

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