Discuss and then develope the brief with you. This makes sure targets are realistic and everyone’s expectations align.
Produce ‘existing’ drawings. For house extensions and renovations, it’s common for us to carry out a measured survey and produce the existing drawings.
Produce design proposals. This usually starts with computer based plans and elevations for further discussion with you resulting in your approval.
We will make suggestions to gather further information or meet statutory obligations, e.g. you might need a Party Wall Award; a drainage or soil survey; structural appraisal; or they might recommend pre-planning advice from the local authority.
Prepare drawings and documents for the planning application and make the submission to your local council.
Post planning - our services might stop at this point if you want to work with a builder/contractor directly to develop the design and specify materials, finishes and fittings. However, most homeowners decide to take the ‘traditional’ route and continue with their architect.