Inception & Design Consultation
We offer an initial free of charge on site design consultation providing guidance on the potential of your property. Whether that requires extending the existing footprint, reworking existing spaces or a new build to achieve your requirements. We strive for innovation but in the most practical and cost-effective manner possible.
If deemed beneficial, a Pre-Application Enquiry or meetings with the Development & Planning Authority to establish the feasibility of a project more clearly may be undertaken prior to producing the required information for a full formal Planning Application. In some cases where the works are minor in nature, exemption ordinances may apply.
Undertaken with precision to produce detailed and informative ‘as built’ drawings of existing structures and topography, referred to as ‘survey drawings’.
Free hand sketches, technical drawings and 3D visualisation are utilised to evaluate and refine design options, this ensures the design follows the client’s vision whilst keeping it practical and exciting.TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR PROJECT
3D Modelling & Virtual Reality
Providing an accurate and realistic representation of design proposals which can often assists clients, contractors, the local authorities and Planning Application processes.
Production of Planning Drawings and associated correspondence required by the local authorities for a formal submission to ultimately achieve Planning Permission.
Building Control Applications
Production of Detailed Drawings and specifications will be drawn up for a formal submission to local authorities to obtain Building Licence Approval.TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR PROJECT
Production of further bespoke details and specifications for construction. Liaising and supporting the contractor client and the design team during the construction stage of any project.
Tender Procurement & Evaluation
Utilising A7’s technical drawings and accompanying documents, tender packages are produced for issue to contractors to obtain a cost for your project.
Whilst we offer this service to any client, it is primarily larger projects that require a building contract to be professionally administered. Our role will be to act primarily as an intermediary between the contractors and the client/employer. Works at this stage include overseeing and monitoring site works, liaising with specialists and contractors, processing payment requests and generally monitoring the budget and quality on a monthly basis.TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR PROJECT