OUTWARDS
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UPWARDS

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OUTWARDS AND

UPWARDS

We offer a fixed cost for extension, new build /
redevelopment and barn conversion drawings.

We provide a bespoke package designed to suit your requirements for a pre-agreed fixed price. There are no extras, no hidden charges and no unpleasant surprises.

We specialise in the preparation and submission of the architectural plans that you require for your home extension for Local Authority Planning and Building Control approval.

We provide a prompt, friendly, cost effective service from qualified experienced staff based in Staffordshire. Covering within an hour’s drive from Stoke on Trent.

Thank you for looking at our website. We hope to hear from you soon.

OUR SERVICES

Free initial telephone advice to determine if planning permission and/or building regulation approval is required.

Once instructed a full measured survey will be carried out at your property (so detailed existing/proposed plans can be produced). Other websites expect you to measure your property and send these measurements to them, we don’t. At this stage design ideas to meet your requirements will be discussed.

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All local Authority Planning Permission and Building Regulation Approval forms will be completed and submitted. Or if you have experience you can submit these yourself and reduce costs.

We have direct contact with a qualified structural engineer who can provide the necessary calculations for your design.

Once planning permission has been granted a contractor can be appointed. We can advise on qualified local contractors if required.

We can produce specification tender documents in order for you to gain detailed costings for your project.

If you have limited experience or don’t have the time to deal with the contractor we can offer a bespoke project management service. One of our team has over 20 year’s project management experience.

 

 

 

FEES

 

All fees are a pre-agreed all inclusive fixed price. There are no extras, no hidden charges and no unpleasant surprises

Planning Drawing Package Costs – including measured survey, existing and proposed drawings. This includes PDF version of the approved design and two paper copies.

Single story extension (side or rear) – £400

Single story combined (side and rear) -£475

Two story extension (side or rear) – £550

Combined extensions – £675

Loft conversions from – £650

Barn Conversions from – £650

New Builds Or Redevelopment – from £850

**** These exclude the cost of the planning application costs ***

Reduced cost for permitted development drawings. Please contact to discuss.

Planning Application Submission – including Local Authority fees, which is £206, site plan and block plan,

Single submission from – £330 (extensions only)

Planning submission fee’s varies depending on the type of works, therefore for re-development, new build and barn conversions the price will be provided on an individual basis.

 

 

Building Regulation Drawings and Specification – excluding Local authority fees / approved inspectors as these vary depending on the complexity or the number of visits required by the Building Control Officer.

Producing and submitting Building Regulation drawings and detailed specifications – (not including building control fee)

Single story extensions – £300

Double story extensions – £425

Loft Conversions – £450

New build & Re-developments – from £500

Structural Calculations – carried out by a qualified structural engineer.

Cost dependant on number of calculations required (a cost breakdown will be provided before the calculations are requested)

 

 

 

Other services – Specifications & Tender documents, Priced Specifications, Project Management and Health and Safety Plans.

Prices on application.

 

 

TESTIMONIALS

We purchased a former single storey milking shed in 2013, without planning permision. Our intention was to convert the barn into a residential dwelling.  Whilst we were confident in carrying out the construction aspect ourselves, we required assistance with the drawings and the planning application. When we met Dan onsite for the first time, we knew he was the man for the job. He listened to our ideas and provided invaluable advice. Dan produced quality drawings, completed the planning application, liased with structural engineer and dealt with a number of enquiries and challenges from the council along the way.  Dan did a fantastic job in securing planning consent, he worked quickly and efficiently,   he really knows his stuff and was a pleasure to work with. The result being a superb family home with an open plan contempory interior, whilst retaining charm and character.

Jo Caddy

HOW IT WORKS

 

Free initial phone advice or email correspondence.

On instruction we will contact you to arrange a survey date and time.

No payment required at this stage.

Attend site to carry out a full measured survey.

Produce CAD drawings and proposed designs following the survey.

*** 50% of the fixed fee would be required at this stage****

Proposed sketch design drawings will now be produced in line with the initial survey during stage 1.

Once completed drawing will be sent for approval.

Any alterations can be made at this stage, prior to your final approval.

Once approved we will prepare all necessary drawings and site location and block plans needed for the application.

All form filling and printing etc as required is included.

*** Final payment is required and local authority application fees *** Prior to the application being made

Once planning permission has been obtained, if you choose our service, we will prepare the building regulations drawings or these can be provided with the initial drawings.

These drawings will have all the relevant sections and details required, also showing existing building relationship.

A full building specification will be included.

The full building regulations drawing service, will require payment of all fees, along with the application fees to the building control at the time of submission.

GET IN TOUCH

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