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Construction FAQ: How long does it take to develop planning permission into construction drawings?

This is a response to a recent query on our website; it’s something all clients ask us so we decided to share the response on our FAQ. The technical design process requires a mixture of design, procurement work, and coordination of information by the architect, and a lot of decisions by the client. Drawing Work If you’re talking about a domestic renovation or house extension project, we usually produce the actual technical design drawings over about a week for a small project with very typical construction, and as much as a month for a larger project with more detailed design. This estimate would be based on the assumption that our...

Fire Safety

Fire Safety Consultant- Your Design Team FAQ

The Fire Safety Consultant undertakes to amend and augment the design of a building to ensure compliance with Part B of the Building Regulations, and should issue a certificate to this effect upon completion. As such they should hold appropriate insurance and be properly appointed within the Building Control inspection and certification strategy for the project. Fire Safety Certificates They are widely used for projects which require Fire Safety Certificate Applications; these comprise of detailed written reports listing the building’s compliance with various provisions of the regs, and detailed drawings showing the “fire strategy” of the building. Design for fire safety is typically included in architectural services for home renovation...