Full Services

We provide the full range of architects services in accordance with the RIBA schedule of services and RIBA work stages A to L as follows:

A Appraisal
B Briefing

  • Assist the client in preparing the client’s requirements.
  • Carry out feasibility studies to establish viability of proposed design.

C Outline Proposals and 
D Detailed Proposals

  • Analyse the client’s requirements, prepare outline proposals and develop a scheme design.
  • Prepare an approximation of construction cost, or provide information to others for cost planning.
  • Submit design proposals and approximate construction cost to the client
    Prepare and submit an application for full planning permission.

E Final Proposals
F Production Information
G Tender Documentation

  • Develop detail design from the approved scheme design.
  • Coordinate and integrate any work by consultants, specialists and suppliers.
  • Prepare production information.
  • Prepare schedules of rates and/or schedules of works for tendering purposes.
  • Revise cost estimate, or prepare information for others.
  • Prepare and submit applications for approvals under building acts and/or regulations and other statutory requirements.
  • Where applicable, prepare and give building notice under building acts and/or regulations.

H Tender Action

  • Advise the client on a list of tenderers for the building contract.
  • Invite tenders
  • Negotiate a price with an approved contractor.
  • Appraise and report on tenders/negotiations.

J Mobilisation

  • Advise the client on the appointment of a contractor and on the responsibilities of the parties and of the architect under the building contract.
  • Prepare the building contract and arrange for it to be signed.

K Construction to Practical Completion

  • Administer the terms of the building contract.
  • Monitor the progress of the works against the contractor's programme, review progress with the contractor and report to the client.
  • Prepare and certify valuations of work carried out or completed. Prepare financial reports for client.
  • Where applicable, pass information to the Planning Supervisor for the Health and Safety File.
  • Provide drawings showing the building and main lines of drainage, arrange for the provision of drawings of building services by others, and give general advice on maintenance.

L After Practical Completion

  • Administer the terms of the building contract and make final inspections. Settle Final Account