Feasibility Studies – Comprehensive and honest studies of a site’s opportunities and constraints to assess development potential including layout and massing studies.
New Builds – Variety of design services for new build projects from one off houses to multi-million pound projects. We have the skills to take a project from inception to completion achieving planning permission and building regulation approval and project management of the project.
Extensions – Design for a variety of extension options. We tailor each design to complement the existing property and maximise the use of the space available.
Renovations – Expertise in renovations of existing buildings, bringing older properties back to life or updating accommodation that is no longer fit for purpose.
Stock Analysis – Assessment of existing stock and estates to analyse development potential and offer options based on local need and requirements.
Project Management – Management of project throughout design stages including construction stage.
Principal Designer – Complete Principal Designer service to help you meet the requirements of the CDM Regulations and maintain high levels of health and safety on projects.
Accessibility Advice – Our expertise in inclusive design allows us to undertake accessibility studies and improve buildings for a variety of needs whether this be domestic properties or large public buildings.
Research & Consultancy – Research on completed projects and design principles helps to inform new commissions. We have the expertise to complete research projects and undertake a variety of consultancy services.
Site Finding and Feasibility – Realistic Assessment of a site’s development potential and the prospects and strategy for obtaining planning permission.
Pre-Applications – Engaging early with Planning Authority to negotiate and gauge reaction to the scheme.
Planning Applications – Preparation and monitoring of planning applications, certificate of lawful development applications, Planning Statements, Design and Access Statements, negotiation of planning conditions and legal agreements.
Planning Policy – Monitoring policy documents and making representations on Local Plans and National Planning Policy Statements.
Sustainability Appraisals – Co-ordination of Sustainability checklists in support of planning applications.
Heritage – Conservation Area and Listed Building Consents, Heritage Statements and analysis of the impact of a project in the wider context.
Public Consultation – Co-ordination of inclusive public consultation for developments and preparation of Statement of Community Involvement.
Co-ordination of team of consultants – We have a long established network pf other professional disciplines to produce necessary supporting planning evidence such as ecological surveys trees surveys, valuation reports and transportation studies.
Appeals – Preparation and monitoring of planning and enforcement appeals, expert witness via written representations, informal hearings and public inquiries.
Objections and Representations – act on behalf of local resident groups.