Preliminary Steps

1. Visit client on site/ home.

2. Capture client’s requirements.

3. Discuss client ideas and preferences.

4. ED agrees with local planning office that the proposal is feasible.

5. Supply client confirmation of fees for the work required/ discussed.

Agreement of Terms

6. Client accepts the fees quoted, by email.

7. Client agrees initial survey visit time and date.

Capture Dimensions & Begin Design Work

8. ED visit site to capture building dimensions and assess the site in


9. ED creates drawings describing current building (also required by

    planning office).

10. ED designs enhancements for the current building in line with

     client requirements.

Agreement on Design

11. Visit client and agree which option to move forward with.

12. Complete preferred design and confirm client satisfaction.

13. If possible ED offers a visit to another property having had a

     similar design built.

14. ED submits design to Local Council Planning Office

(a 6-8 week delay is possible where planning permission is required)

Designs Accepted/ Planning Permission Granted by Council

Building Design & Technical Specification

15. ED recommends a structural engineer to the client,(contributes

     to the Building Tech Spec.)

16. ED creates a detailed design including building specifications that

     meet current regulations for approval by Building Control Dept.

17. ED negotiates with and attends to queries received from Building

     Control Dept.

Building Design/Specification Approved by Building Control.

Contractors Informed - (where appropriate).

18. ED recommends building contractors if required by the client.

19. ED shares the approved building specification with minimum of 3  

     building companies.

20. ED shares tender responses with the client.

21. ED agrees with client their preferred company based on price

      and relationship fit.

22. ED remains available to both client and builder through building      works to resolve design queries/ building issues.