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Our 7 step service

Here’s what’s included in our 7 steps to delivering your vision

  • Step 1 – Free Initial Consultation

    • We will ensure that we clearly explain how we would deliver your vision
    • You’ll understand exactly how we would execute your project, and which processes would be involved
    • Peace of mind, confidence and a clear direction are what we aim to deliver during this stage
  • Step 2 – Guaranteed Feasibility Service

    • We will survey your existing property and provide you with drawings of it
    • Next, we’ll create drawings showing you how your new property will look – these will be reviewed until you’re completely satisfied
    • We guarantee that initial set of drawings will be with you within 4 working weeks maximum or 25% of your fee back *(Projects under £1m construction cost)
  • Step 3 – Submission of Planning Application

    • All drawings will be made ready for planning submission
    • Administration matters, including application form completion and neighbour notifications, will be handled by us
    • We will keep in constant dialogue with the local authority – you don’t have to do a single thing!
    • You’ll receive progress reports at agreed intervals
    • We will ensure that you receive all the appropriate approvals
  • Step 4 – Submission of Building Warrant Application

    • We will inform you of any other professionals you may require to employ e.g Structural Engineer
    • All drawings and specifications are prepared and noted ready for the Building Warrant
    • We’ll deal with all other administrative matters
  • Step 5 – Obtaining Costs from Contractors

    • We’ll provide you with a minimum of 3 quotations from professional builders
    • We’ll provide all drawings ready for your contractors pricing
    • We’ll ensure that all of your contractors have the necessary safety and operational certificates
    • To give you additional peace of mind, we’ll review all agreements between the contractors and you, making sure everything is as it should be
  • Step 6 – Free Pre-Start Meeting between Block Architects and your Contractor

    • We will meet with your builder and ensure that they fully understand the work they are undertaking
    • We offer an opportunity for any last minute questions about the build
    • Your builder can then get on with the project
  • Step 7 – Inspection of the works on site

    • We will manage any requirements of the planning conditions
    • We will advise the local authoritiy of the start date
    • We suggest up to 10 visits required on residential projects
    • Architectural certification of the works is available
    • We can monitor all of the costs on your behalf
    • We can monitor the contractor’s programme of the works
    • We can keep a constant dialogue between all contractors, us, and you
    • We will obtain the completion certification from building control
    • You can now enjoy your finished property!

For more information on any of the steps listed above, or to enquire about your upcoming project, please contact us.

*Other services may be required and offered on larger projects

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