Upton Design Consultancy provides an architectural design service for the building industry specialising mainly in the domestic market. The service starts from initial discussion with the client, followed by the planning application, through to completion of building regulation details and application. These drawings are then used by the client to obtain prices for the construction work.
All domestic design work is undertaken ranging from porches; single and two storey extensions; loft conversions; garage conversions; detached garages and outbuildings; and new dwellings. An oak frame design service is also provided.
A full design and drawing service is provided including liaising with the Local Authority Planning and Building Regulation departments. The services of structural and thermal engineers can be provided as required.
An initial visit to the clients’ property will establish the extent of the work required when a price for the design will be provided. If this price is accepted, a date for a return visit will be agreed when a full dimension survey will be carried out.
The fee for the design and drawing work will vary depending on the extent of the work, the complexity of the existing building, and the location of the site. A guide to the fee can be provided over the telephone, this will then be confirmed on the initial visit.
The drawings are then produced on a computer using ‘Drawing Express’. These drawings can then be printed and posted to the client or sent via e-mail as a pdf document.
The majority of the work is local to the Mid-Sussex Region although Upton Design Consultancy has worked on projects across the country. UDC Ltd has worked with several local builders and names of these can be provided on request.
Also extensive design work is carried out on Oak framed buildings including garages, swimming pool buildings, summer houses and dwellings of all sizes.