BROOKINGS

Ecotecture QS Structural engineer and Contractors Timeline

Lead in time 6 Weeks

24 May 2012 - 05 July 2012

Typical time frame for Ecotecture to start works

Topographical and arboricultural and ecological surveys carried out 1 Week

05 July 2012 - 12 July 2012

Surveying documents will provide the basis for all design work

Sketch scheme designs with basic thermal analysis 1 Month

12 July 2012 - 09 August 2012

These will be in the form of hand drawn sketches and basic 3d models

Pre application advice 2 Weeks

09 August 2012 - 23 August 2012

Dependant on work load of local planning office

Sketch schemes updated and reissued to planning if necessary 2 Weeks

23 August 2012 - 06 September 2012

Dependant on feedback from case officer

End of Ecotecture Feasibility Stage

08/23/2012

Scheme design drawn up onto computer 2 Weeks

06 September 2012 - 20 September 2012

AutoCAD digital floorplans elevations and site plans

Planning documentation developed 1 Week

20 September 2012 - 27 September 2012

Design and access statements and sustainability and planning statements

Planning submitted online 3 Weeks

27 September 2012 - 18 October 2012

Uploaded via the planning portal Ecotecture will pay the planning fees and forward the cost for the application to you as part of our stage end invoice

Planning determination period 1 Month

18 October 2012 - 15 November 2012

This period can be elongated if the application is called into committee by the planner or local councillor

Building regulations drawings developed 1 Month

15 November 2012 - 13 December 2012

Client must appoint building control inspector Ecotecture to discharge of pre-commencement conditions

Structural engineers drawings developed 2 Weeks

13 December 2012 - 27 December 2012

Structural engineer will issue a sketch scheme for the structural

Package finalised and schedule of works developed by quantity surveyor 2 Weeks

27 December 2012 - 10 January 2013

This gives the design team an opportunity to iron out any items before issuing to the contractor

Issue for tender and tender period 1 Month

10 January 2013 - 07 February 2013

We would recommend a maximum of four highly recommended contractors we would typically recommend two or three of these four

Tender analysis 1 Week

07 February 2013 - 14 February 2013

To help make sense of the different tender figures accounting for differences between the pricing approach of individual contractors

Negotiation and appointment of contractor 1 Week

14 February 2013 - 21 February 2013

Should the project be slightly over budget this is a good time to discuss and negotiate with your preferred contractor clever ways to bring costs down

Contract period 7 Months

21 February 2013 - 05 September 2013

The contract period would be provided by the contractor as part of the tender process we have given an estimate of how long this may take

Snagging period 6 Months

05 September 2013 - 20 February 2014

Snagging periods vary from 3 to 12 months based on complexity of the project this can be defined at the start of the contract period within the contract documentation

Contract completion 0 Weeks

05 September 2013 - 06 September 2013

Target moving in date

Completion of Contract

09/05/2013