All construction projects must comply with the building regulations.
Building Regulations (Building Warrant in Scotland) cover the structural aspects of a build project, by reference to the regulations themselves.
Where planning permission may be more subjective, Building Regulations are largely objective. An application for Building Regulations either conforms to those regulations and is approved, or fails to conform and is rejected.
Our team of expert construction engineers can provide details construction drawings which comply with building regulations, ensuring the works are completed correctly. You will require Building Regulations approval if you intend to carry out any new structural work or alterations to your home. We provide design packages including building regulations drawings along with structural calculations produced by our in house, qualified structural engineer.
Advise on the feasibility of our clients scheme and provide competent design advice to survey an existing structure.
Prepare sketch designs and/or three dimensional models for discussion. Liaise with the planning department and prepare applications for planning consent (and listed building or conservation area consent if required).
Obtaining consent under the current building regulations (essential before the works can commence on site) produce all the drawings, specifications and schedules of work necessary for a builder to construct the project.
Assist the client with analysing the results of the tender period (comparing prices from builders to undertake the build) set in place a suitable contract with the chosen builder administer that contract by regularly visiting the site to inspect the progress and quality of the work.
Oversee the handling over the building to the client. Not all clients need or want the full architectural service available. So whether you are exploring ideas, whether you are ready to proceed with a planning application or indeed, whether you are ready to build, we have a service pack designed to suit your requirements.