Understanding Measured Surveys

A measured survey is one of the first steps in launching a loft conversion or home extension project.

This procedure involves our team of professional surveyors visiting your property to accurately assess your home, analyse usable space and take measurements. We’ll also take a comprehensive set of photographs to pass on to our design team.

We’ll use our findings to produce designs for your proposed development, which we’ll discuss with you. Depending on the project, drawings may include floor plans, sections, site plans, elevations, and roof plans.

STAGE 1

Introduction

First, allow Design Team to introduce ourselves!

STAGE 2

Home Visit

At the survey appointment, our professional surveyor will meticulously measure your space and photograph the layout to document the relevant space.

STAGE 3

Transformation into Existing Drawings

The measurements are relayed to your dedicated design team, who'll convert data into detailed architectural drawings.

With your survey in hand, our designers can now assess your home accurately with reference to precise measurements.

This data allows them to determine the feasibility of different options, planning routes, site feasibility, and other variables.

STAGE 4

Conceptual Discussion

Here, the design team will listen to specific ideas and visions and look to implement them in the first round of conceptual drawings.

Each project is different – Design Team tailors the process to your unique property, space and ideas.

We’ve completed a huge range of projects, ranging from compact loft conversions to elaborate wraparound extensions. Check out our portfolio for more information about past projects.

The Nitty-Gritty

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Time

We survey your home and prepare the existing drawings in 5-7 working days

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Cost

This phase is included as part of all our fixed-fee design packages

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Benefit

Once we measure your property the designer can determine the feasibility of different options

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Pro

A member of our surveying team will visit your home and hand the data over to your assigned Architectural Designer

Frequently Asked Questions

It is important to gain planning approval from your local council before construction begins, and this is something we can help with. We will provide you with a detailed planning set, which will include existing and proposed plans, side and rear elevations, the application form, and any other necessary documentation. If required, we can also submit heritage reports and design and access statements to help receive a positive outcome.
Before you can commence your construction, you need comprehensive drawings and permission from your local council. Our Design Service is here to help. Our Design Team will work with you to create the design, then guide you through the planning process. Our drawings contain the necessary information to meet Building Control standards.
Our three-stage process will get your planning application submitted in just 21 days, and local council approval typically takes 6-8 weeks.
Our packages start at £1,495 +VAT for home extension and loft conversion plans, or £1,995 for both.

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