Following the initial discussions, my services are then based on the RIBA Plan of Work

RIBA Work Stage 1 : Preparation and Briefing

  • Client requirements, understand and discuss your needs.
  • Develop project brief and sustainability outcomes unique to you.
  • Review, agree and confirm project budget.
  • Prepare project programme
  • Undertake or commission any site surveys
  • Undertake feasibility studies
  • Identify the need for statutory approvals and any other consultants
  • Professional services appointment contact

RIBA Work Stage 2 : Concept Design

  • Develop concept design(s)
  • Collaborate with client to undertake design reviews and respond to their comments
  • Advise client and prepare documentation for any pre- application submission.

RIBA Work Stage 3 : Spatial Coordination

  • Developed design for approval by client.
  • Incorporate any pre-application advice.
  • Produce drawings and associated documentation for planning. design & access or heritage statements.
  • Submit planning application and if required, apply for listed building consent.
  • Liaise with local authority towards approval.

RIBA Work Stage 4 : Technical Design

  • Confirm planning approval has been received and discharge any conditions.
  • Before construction starts on site, develop a full set of technical drawings/specifications.
  • Collaborate with other consultants as required and coordinate all technical information
  • Developed technical design & specification.
  • Include for any input from appropriate builders.
  • Issue all technical information for tender to agreed list of builders to obtain a detailed price.
  • Prepare and submit building regulation application.

RIBA Work Stage 5 : Construction

  • Following a review of the tenders with you, we can advise and draw up the contract with your preferred builder.
  • We can then administer the building contract, as well inspect and certify work during construction.
  • Provide site support to client and builder.
  • Monitor the works against the agreed programme and mange any issues that arise.
  • Advise on the appropriate payment as works are completed on site.
  • Monitor the works after completion.

RIBA Work Stage 6 : Handover

  • Coordinate all ‘As built’ information from builder and other consultants and issue to client.
  • Administer the contract and confirm the Final account.
  • Confirm project completion and obtain client feedback.

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