49 Newlands Road

Ecotecture QS Structural engineer and Contractors Timeline

Lead in time 6 Weeks

06 September 2012 - 18 October 2012

Typical time frame for Ecotecture to start works

Site survey data measured and drawn up 1 Week

18 October 2012 - 25 October 2012

Surveying documents will provide the basis for all design work

Sketch scheme designs with basic thermal analysis 1 Month

25 October 2012 - 22 November 2012

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

Pre application advice 2 Weeks

22 November 2012 - 06 December 2012

Dependant on work load of local planning office

Scheme design drawn up onto computer 2 Weeks

06 December 2012 - 20 December 2012

AutoCAD digital floorplans elevations and site plans

Planning documentation developed 1 Week

20 December 2012 - 27 December 2012

Design and access statements and sustainability and planning statements

Planning submitted online 1 Week

27 December 2012 - 03 January 2013

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 2 Months

03 January 2013 - 28 February 2013

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

Building regulations drawings developed 1 Month

28 February 2013 - 28 March 2013

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

Structural engineers drawings developed 2 Weeks

28 March 2013 - 11 April 2013

Structural engineer will issue a sketch scheme for the structural

Issue for tender and tender period 1 Month

11 April 2013 - 09 May 2013

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

End of structured fee proposal - Start of Adhoc advice if required.

04/11/2013

Tender analysis 1 Week

09 May 2013 - 16 May 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

16 May 2013 - 23 May 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 5 Months

23 May 2013 - 10 October 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