Over the past 25 years the practice has specialised in several divisions of architecture, namely nursing homes, licensed premises, industrial units, factories, office blocks, schools, sports facilities, amusement arcades and casinos along with domestic housing. The services that we offer are from inception to completion, in every case fees are agreed before work commences and are fixed throughout the contract period.

 

The full service we offer comprises:-

 

* Stage 1

 

Initial appraisal of the scheme, preparation of scheme design after surveying the premises or land together with budget costings of the proposal.

 

* Stage 2

 

Preparation of detailed production drawings including plans, elevations, sectional details, drainage and site location drawings, submitting them to the Local Authority and obtaining the necessary approvals.

 

* Stage 3

 

Preparing, in conjunction with a Quantity Surveyor if applicable, a detailed building specification, along with specialised design areas of heating, plumbing and electrical and inviting Contractors to supply competitive tenders.

 

* Stage 4

 

Supervising the building works throughout and issuing the necessary completion and valuation certificates. The fee for this work, termed a full service, is calculated as a percentage of the construction cost and varies according to the size of project from 5% -10%.

 

Where only part stages of the above services are carried out, fees are negotiated seperately.

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