To help you understand how your project will progress, we have detailed a brief synopsis of each stage of the design process that you could typically expect for the average project.  If you would like to discuss any of the stages in further detail, drop us an email (details can be found at the bottom of each page) or why not give us a call?

At the initial meeting between yourself and a member of your design team, often best taken at the site of the proposed works, we would discuss your proposals for works. If needs be, we can guide you in a direction that would most benefit your project both in terms of design and gaining the necessary approvals, maintaining the project to your specified budget and any timescales to completion that you have indicated. From this process we are then able to confirm Contour Architectural Designs costs to you based on an assessment of our time and involvement with the project.

These are required if your project is more involved and necessitate a more detailed understanding of the site and the adjoining areas and may include GPS level to AODN datum and GPS Coordinates. The need to conduct this level of survey will be discussed with you during the Client Brief and any additional costs provided for in our quotation.

A measured survey of the site and/ or building of the proposed works is undertaken by Contour Architectural Designs and the information recorded. The full extent of the survey required is dependent on the scale of the project you are proposing.

Some projects which may be considered controversial or are located in restricted areas such as Green Belt or Conservation Areas and hence may require meetings with the Local Authority prior to any formal planning application being made in order to give the project a greater chance of success. Contour Architectural Designs will be happy to issue a quote to conduct this on your behalf, and can be discussed during the initial Client Brief.

Our Core Services

Site / Building Surveys

Building Regulations Drawings

Planning Permission & Architectural Designs

Topographical Surveys

Structural Design

Drainage Surveys

Flood Risk Statements

Get In Touch

For more information on precisely what our architectural consultants and designers can do for your project simply pick up the phone and call our office on 01268 690974 or send a message through our contact page. Whether you’re making a general enquiry or wish to discuss a specific project, a member of our team will be only too happy to help.


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