The Building Industry is more and more tied up with red tape, we can help you through that and ensure the paperwork is all in order.
This deals with the overall appearance of the proposal in context of surrounding structures and the area. Each Local Authority has slightly different approaches to what is acceptable in their area, in addition there may be conservation areas, listed structures etc, which will have an effect on requirements. The practice works in conjunction with South Lakeland District Council, The Lake District National Park Authority, Eden District Council, Lancaster City Council and Preston City Council. Applications to these authorities include, new build dwellings, extensions and alterations as well as office and warehousing works.The number of applications presented over recent years has resulted in an effective and productive working relationship between the practice and the relevant Planning Officers in each area.
Building Regulation Applications deal with the technicalities of how the building is constructed. This involves setting out dimensions on plan and section and detailed specification in compliance with the Building Control Approved Documents. We have worked with South Lakeland, Eden Copeland as well as a host of independant Building Control firms.
The Building Regulations drawings form the basis of the Tender Documents that can be given to a builder for negotiation of a price or a number of builders for competitive costing in a tendering process. With the addition of separate specifications/schedules of work and contract information.