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Putting a project out to tender

Architectural projects are faced with a wide range of challenges, whether they are new builds, extensions or renovations. One of the biggest is budgeting and ensuring there are enough funds to complete the job to the highest possible standard. In order to budget effectively, it may be wise to put several aspects of the job out to tender so that businesses can submit their proposals. This will give you the opportunity to see what different companies can offer for your money and will let you compare quotes. Continue reading

Are the changes to your property feasible?

When you are considering having renovation work carried out on your home or adding an extension for some extra living space, planning and preparation will be required before any of the work can go ahead. First and foremost, you must determine whether or not your idea is actually realistic and achievable, and this is why a feasibility study is so important. Continue reading

Supervising and managing your project

All construction work needs to be supervised as closely as possible to ensure it lives up to all the required standards. With the help of a professional team, you can ensure that the work is carefully managed and well taken care of. As a versatile company focusing on a range of architectural projects, we have extensive experience in supervising and managing all kinds of domestic, commercial and public jobs and can provide our customers with an invaluable service. We are dedicated to ensuring that the whole process goes as smoothly as possible, from the very first stages through to the final completed results. Continue reading

Understanding the importance of planning

Obtaining planning permission can be a long process but is essential, even if you choose not to act on it immediately. A piece of land becomes a building plot when the permission is granted. This means it will command more value than it would if it was just a field. Many investors will choose to buy land that already has a building permit because they know that it can be developed. Speculating can be risky, because there can be problems to overcome when applying for permission. Continue reading

Trust your home renovations to our dynamic team

As part of our architectural services in Newcastle and the surrounding regions, we regularly carry out private renovations and extensions, and we know the importance of putting together a well structured project. Domestic renovations need a skilled and experienced specialist with the capacity to carry out high quality work, and this is exactly what we can provide. Our services are underpinned by comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience. Continue reading

Supervising and managing projects

Whether you’re creating a brand new build or having an extension created for your property, it is important to ensure that every stage of the project is run as smoothly as possible. The primary way of doing so is to have a professional team supervising and managing all of the works being carried out. We specialise in all kinds of architectural services in Newcastle and throughout the North East, and will ensure that all of the work being carried out on your project is completed to the highest possible standards. As a fully qualified architectural technologist, Mick Sheldon can provide you with a fully comprehensive service. Continue reading

Tendering an architectural project

When you plan an architectural project you may find yourself in the position where you need to undertake tendering and allow contractors to submit their applications for the job. The process can be complex, but it is important as it lets you get an idea of what each company can bring to the project and what they will charge you. Weighing up each proposal and deciding which to go with is a challenge but you need to overcome it if you want to get the job underway. Continue reading