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We offer to provide the full Architectural Service, an overview and breakdown follow:-


Design and Planning - RIBA Stages 0 to 3

Detail Design / Working Drawings / Tender - RIBA Stage 4

Construction - RIBA Stages 5 and 6

After Practical Completion - RIBA Stage 7

For a full break down of the RIBA services, follow this link RIBA Architectural Service


Design and Planning

RIBA Stage 0, Strategic Definition – Project appraisal, initial client meeting.

RIBA Stage 1, Preparation and Brief – Investigation, sketch proposals and possible liaison with Local Authority to ascertain feasibility for client’s required development.

RIBA Stage 2, Concept Design - (Sketch Proposals) To prepare sketch proposals for client approval and costing purposes, including preparation of sketch plans, elevations and basic 3D visualisation. Based on separate provision of digital survey by others.

RIBA Stage 3, Developed Design - (Scheme Design) Permitted development – To prepare scheme design drawings; to include plans and elevations. Liaise with Local Authority to sign off permitted development.

Planning - To prepare scheme design drawings; to include plans and elevations. To write and collate a design statement in order to submit detailed planning and listed building (if required) applications to the local authority.


Detail Design / Working Drawings / Tender

RIBA Stage 4, Technical Design – (Building Regulations) To prepare detailed design drawings to include general arrangement plans, sections and elevations and to include building regulation annotation in order to submit a building regulation application to the local authority.

RIBA Stage 4, Production Information / Tender Docs – (Construction Drawings) To prepare working drawings to include schedules and specification for detailed construction, in order to obtain contractor’s tenders, in conjunction with other appointed consultants.

RIBA Stage 4, Tender Action / Mobilization – To prepare a list of contractors to be invited to tender and to issue the tender documentation together with preparation of a tender report.



RIBA Stage 5, Construction to Practical Completion – (Construction on site) To monitor the works during the construction phase to ensure quality and design adherence. To issue appropriate interim certificates and to issue a completion certificate when the building works have been completed.

RIBA Stage 6, Handover – Handover of building and conclusion of building contract


After Practical Completion

RIBA Stage 7, In Use – (After site work) Dealing with final contract administration. Inspecting the works after the defects liability period and works in relation to the final account. Undertake In Use services in accordance with Schedule of Services



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