Services tailored to suit individual clients needs
The services provided vary according to each project and can be tailored to suit individual clients needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to meet with you to discuss proposals in more detail. Our initial consultation visit of approximately 1 hour is free of charge and following this meeting we will set out a fee proposal based upon your individual needs.
Proctor Watts Cole Rutter can provide the following services:
Building surveys and feasibility studies
We are able to carry out measured building surveys, producing ‘as-existing’ drawings. Feasibility studies can be prepared to explore the viability of a project exploring concept design, planning issues and budget construction costs
Architecture and Design
PWCR bring a wealth of experience to every project, responding to individual client’s briefs with imagination, innovation, creativity and practicality. We can help to add value, from maximising light and space, improving functionality; increasing the value of a property through good design.
Preparing drawings for submission of Planning and Building Regulations applications
We can help guide clients through the complex planning and building regulations, dealing with local authorities on a client’s behalf to ensure the best possible outcome for each individual project.
Listed Building and Conservation advice
We have extensive experience of working on Listed Buildings, heritage properties and in Conservation Areas and can help guide clients through the added complexity of planning legislation as well as advising on appropriate building materials and techniques.
Sustainable/Low Energy Design and construction advice
Construction can have a significant impact on the environment in terms of energy and materials consumption. We can offer advice on low energy design and low impact materials; helping clients achieve the best possible outcome for their project whatever their environmental aspirations.
Presentation drawings including computer generated 3D models, images and animations
At PWCR we use a combination of traditional hand drawings, computer drawing, BIM (Building Information Modelling) and 3d modelling to help present our projects to clients, planners and builders.
Provide budget advice, cost reports and obtaining tenders and quotes for projects
We can provide budget cost advice based on experience of similar projects. We work closely with a number of Quantity Surveyors when more detailed cost advice and planning is required. We can also assist in the selection of a reputable builder for obtaining competitive tenders or negotiating a contract.
Technical specifications and schedule of works clearly defining the scope of work
Detailed documents that fully describe work on a building project to ensure accurate pricing and clear guidance on site
Administer building projects & contracts
As part of a normal architectural service we can administer the building contract, inspection of the works, certification of costs and payments and agreeing the final building account.
Principal designers/Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
We are able to fulfil the role of Principal Designer under the CDM Regulations, influencing how risks to health and safety are managed throughout a project from inception to completion and beyond.
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) have an informative web page to assists clients, setting out the benefits of using an architect. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Fees are charged on a time basis or as a percentage of the building cost depending upon the size and complexity of the project. We tailor fee packages to suit the individual type of service required. Please CONTACT US for more information.
Expenses and VAT are added to fees.