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Stage one, pre-construction

Module pack: Plan It


Our full pre-construction stage Plan It module pack contains a portfolio of 18 in-depth factsheets that cover everything you need to do, and why and when to do it.

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This module includes

Access to

  • The full design team (architectural, structural, interior, estimating, building control, health and safety)
  • Specialist surveyors to help the design process
  • Templates
  • Builder matching service (South East region)
  • Building Contracts
  • Online project document filing system

18 x How to factsheets

  • Bring in expert help
  • Health and Safety - How to simplify your legal responsibilities
  • Template Pre-Construction programme (your project tracker)
  • Carrying out specialist surveys & other factors to consider
  • Moving the design along & gaining other consents
  • Getting approval from Building Control before you start to build
  • Discussing shared walls and boundaries with neighbours
  • Moving gas, electricity or water meters
  • Getting a build-over licence agreement
  • Preparing your Scope of Works
  • Finding a builder for your project
  • Getting the right insurances in place - Structural warranty
  • Getting the right insurances in place - All Risks
  • Getting a build programme in place before you sign a contract
  • Signing a contract with your builder
  • Buying goods at the best value prices
  • Things to do just before the work starts
  • Preparing a pre-construction plan
  • Preparing your first plans
  • Submitting your application
  • Getting a budget estimate
  • Specialist surveys you man need
  • Getting building control approval
  • Preparing a scope of work
  • Finding a good builder and getting a price
  • Who to notify before building starts

All these professional services are accessible through our website, including access to architects and engineers for your designs, party wall surveyors, a builder matching service, estimation experts, and more. Our Plan It pack is a must for any homeowner and first-time building project manager, buy it now, have it to-hand from day one. Already started your build, that's no problem, have a look at the Build It pack which is perfect for managing time, cost and quality during the build stage.

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