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How it works

We provide 4 separate services based on the needs and experience of the individuals:

Stage 1: Design choices, options and planning application.
Stage 2: Building Warrants and technical approvals.
Stage 3: Supply of timber kit package only.
Stage 4: Complete build carried out by a preferred contractor to an agreed cost.

All the above stages are carried out for a fixed fee agreed prior to starting the project, giving the client upfront costs to allow them to budget accurately.

The stages can be broken down to include the following services:

Stage 1

  1. Assess house plot for suitability for building. Clients to provide their own house plot, with or without planning approval.
  2. Discuss needs and choose suitable house from standard types.
  3. Agree appointment and move forward. Visit site and carry out digital level survey.
  4. Make basic interior layout changes to house type as required by client.
  5. Decide exterior finish from suggested options.
  6. Make formal planning application on Clients behalf.

Stage 2

  1. Preparation of detailed building warrant drawings
  2. Structural engineering of timber kit.
  3. Structural engineering of non-timber elements such as foundations and lintols.
  4. SER certificate to accompany building warrant application included.
  5. SAP calculations and Section 6 Design Certificate to accompany warrant application.

Stage 3

  1. Supply of timber kit structural package including roof trusses, windows and doors. See standard kit specification.
  2. Supply of roughing components including plasterboard and insulation.
  3. Supply of finishing components including internal doors, shelving and ironmongery.

Stage 4 (Please contact us for further details)

  1. Complete Main Contractor build package by one of our network of preferred builders.

Build package to include standard foundations, drainage, erection of kit, internal & external finishes and kitchens & bathrooms, even decoration. A complete build package for an agreed fixed cost. Buyers have the choice to upgrade from a wide selection of options.

Please refer to our 'what's included' page for further guidance of inclusions and exclusions

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