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Office Telephone:
01483 828456

Email: frank@bluearchitects.co.uk

Services

Blue Architects operates a modular approach to the services provided which allows clients to select some or all aspects according to their individual needs and budget. Services are as follows:

  1. Free initial consultation:  Maximum 1 hour by phone or visit to establish whether project likely to require any architectural services.
  2. Initial meeting/discussion:  to discuss thoughts, requirements and outline possible options, design solutions, opportunities and development ideas.
  3. Survey in order to create suitable drawings of existing buildings and take photographs in order that precise plans, elevations and sections can be drawn up.
  4. Follow up meetings/discussions/design consultation – to discuss and clarify designs and proposals and plan the way forward including where necessary investigating planning consent and building regulation issues or computer modelling proposals.
  5. Project drawings:  to include on which planning applications can be based.
  6. Planning Consent applications:  including plans, elevations and sections, a design statement and any other necessary supporting documentation.
  7. Party Wall requirements: obtaining necessary agreements where works effect a wall, fence or other part of a neighbouring structure within the specified criteria.
  8. Building control /Full plans/building regulations, drawn up and submitted to the Local Authority for approval. Includes follow up communication and negotiation with the Local Authority as necessary.
  9. Detail drawings: to include detailed notes on construction, schedule of works, product and material specification and sourcing.
  10. Contract administration, including identification of contractors, preparation of contract documentation, meetings with contractors and consultants and site visits, contract administration and valuation, snagging and contract completion services. A contract administrator is assigned to attend site meetings and provide on-going technical advice.
  11. Interior design:  including internal layouts, heating, lighting, kitchen and bathroom design.