Opening Times
Monday to Friday - 9am to 6pm
Saturday - By appointment


T: 01323 651961
M: 07561 417319

Bourne Hall
18 Bourne Street
East Sussex
BN21 3ER

Architectural Design - Structural Engineering - SuDS Design Stages of Services and Works - Projects

Opening Times
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5pm
Saturday - By appointment

Unit 2, Meads Court, 40-42 Cooden Sea Road, Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 4SJ

T: 01424 552930
M: 07561 417319

As an introductory reference guide, the separate stages of how projects are undertaken are listed below.

Stage 1: Initial Design and Feasability Studies (RIBA Stages 1-2)
Surveys of the existing property are carried out.
Drawings of existing and proposed floor plans, elevations and sections are produced.

A feasability study is conducted to determine the practicality of the proposed plan and method.
The budget and timescale for the project are established.

Stage 2: Planning Application (RIBA Stage 3)
All of the necessary drawings and documents are created and submitted to the local authority for planning permission.

Stage 3: Building Regulation Drawings (RIBA Stage 4)
A structural engineer is consulted and detailed, technical drawings are prepared.

A building control application is created and submitted.

Stage 4: Pre-Construction (Tender)
A Scope of Works document is produced.

Tender packages to building contractors are issued.

Stage 5: Construction Contract Administration (RIBA Stages 5-6)
A formal and detailed construction contract is agreed between the property owner and the builder chosen to carry out the works.

Stage 6: Post-Construction (RIBA Stage 7)
The finished building is inspected and defects are agreed.

Negotiations with the Building Control Department are entered to ensure that a completion certificate is issued.

Other consultants are often required, including Services Engineers, Party Wall Surveyors, Rights to Light Surveyors, Landscape Designers and Planning Consultants.

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