London’s Leading Design and Build Contract Company
Design and build is new approach for many residential and commercial projects which incorporates Architects, quantity surveyors, party wall engineers, structural engineers and finest builders.
APT Renovation provides every service including architectural planning, building regulations and planning permission, structural engineering, build and managing your project which fits your budget and exactly what you’re looking for.
Architecture & Design
Many of our clients require a full Design and Build service which incorporates both design and building management so they can have a close relationship with just one main contractor. Our firm will have overall responsibility for delivery of the project from initial design ideas right through to engineering, building and completion ensuring that all budgets and timelines are met.
As architects, designers and builders we at APT Renovation know that many home owners find it quite inconvenient to find an engineer and architect, apply for planning permission and then find a reputable builder. A real benefit of our Design & Build service means that we work directly with architects on your behalf so you only have to deal with us.
We are able to manage the entire design and build process. Our service can be fully comprehensive, covering everything throughout your initial design thought, and all the way to the completion of your project.
Smooth build process
Our clearly defined planning together with our state of the art design process enables us to deliver the best possible concept to turnkey solution for our clients. The benefit of our service means that you can work with a single team of specialists under one roof. These Include:
Design Consultants, Architects, Structural Engineers and Builders who have over 10 years of experience as a team in modelling, designing and building beautiful homes across London. We really do save a great deal of valuable time for our clients.
We can take care of all aspects of your project, including planning applications, project cost estimation, development of detailed designs, and specification of fine materials and finishes.
STEP ONE: FREE SITE VISIT
Your home is the base of fundamental part of your life – and it needs to be right. The initial step will take a place to arrange a free no-obligation site visit at your home to assess your vision, thoughts and budget regarding your project. Throughout meeting we can answer essential question you may have before we start your project.
We understand that our clients need fair amount of time especially in the early stages of project design and planning in order to explore the every possibilities with their property. Our aim is that your remodelled property will not only look exceptional but, also be build to last as an excellent investment.
STEP TWO: THE FEASIBILITY STUDY
Our comprehensive Feasibility Study will show you how much space you can utilize and create and how it will match with your existing home. It includes:
• Architectural scale drawings – so you can visualise your project in advance
• Itemised material costing – which allows you to see you if material cost does fit with your current budget
• Building Planning details of how long your renovation, remodelling, conversion and extension project will take to deliver
• Followed by final steps of how we can manage the whole process for you from start to finish
At this stage we prepare two or three concepts for you using our Autocad Design Suite, showing 2D or 3D design model of your home floor plan to get rough idea on how to use most of the available the space right whilst ensuring your set budget.
STEP THREE: THE ARCHITECT DESIGN
Once you are satisfied with the initial design and basic architectural drawings presented by our architects, we can work on rendering highly detailed floor plan architectural drawings, which will embrace all important information for material selection, building and gaining maximum visual projection of your home space.
This is also can incorporate added features to including bespoke kitchens units, wardrobes and lighting.
We are also able handle to handle all of the Local Authority approvals including planning applications and building regulations to ensure that your projects acquires all the necessary permissions required before we start.
This stage we prepare 2-3 concepts of functional arrangement of the AutoCad Designs, showing you how best to use the space in your home. We will discuss these with you in detail, to make sure the one you choose, best fits your needs and budget.
AutoCad CGI Visual Design, Sketches
We consider your project as completed when you are completely satisfied. Once we have finalized with Quality Assurance checks process we then provide you with all the necessary documents and guarantee certificates for future reference. We acquired fair well satisfied customers in Wandsworth and Fulham areas. Take a look at some of our completed projects overview in projects section.
Whether your budget is small or large we strive to create exciting and luxury living spaces where you and your family can live, play, work and relax.
STEP FOUR: PROJECT PLANNING
We are keen with close communication with our clients which allows us to keep our customers up to date throughout every aspect of project. Our in-house team of architects, building specialists and interior designers will ensure that you receive frequent updates regarding every step of your project. You can liable to request a complete written contract that will include total breakdown of all the elements undertaken during you build project.
We are happy to offer a full support during your project duration and the implementation stage.The complete home remodeling and renovation includes enhanced site supervision and project management for your total assurance – we take every step further everything to realize the vision of your future home into reality. Your project work will be carried out by our selected building building and renovation teams
STEP FIVE: CONSTRUCTION
We understand that every project is different whether it is basement conversion, extension, home renovation or loft conversion, however you will be keep updated throughout every stage with progress. You will also be given a build planning schedule which will allow you to keep track of key moments of design and build stage. Along the build process you will be able to adjust your final choices, regarding floor fit outs, window styles, lighting and kitchen units.
Our Building Inspector will visit at regular stages throughout the project, to ensure that builders are adhering to the latest building regulations. Once all building works are due to be completed, then The Building Inspector will visit you at your premises and will issue a completion certificate.
We also provide all third party professional services which will be required for the project; including structural engineers, party wall surveyors, and we will consult with clients when specifying materials, including bespoke fitted kitchens, en-suite bathrooms and shower rooms, floor finishes and other products which are most suited to the project – leveraging our expertise, experience and database of specialist contractors and suppliers.
Our bespoke service means we are able to manage your entire project from the design and planning stage right through to the completion.
House Extensions, Loft Conversions, Renovations, Basement Conversions, New Home Build, Bespoke Joinery
Our in-house architectural services include the following:
Client design meetings
Sketch designs and feasibility studies
Measured and photographic surveys
Planning and listed building consent applications
Building control applications
3D modelling and CGI renders
Schedules and specifications
Technical detailing and construction drawings
Sustainable design solutions and advice
Historic buildings advice and planning reports
APT Renovation project manager is always on-site to ensure day to day quality of construction works.
Our intuitive full project management services is geared towards site visits and consultation, project estimation, detailed planning of building works to ensure fixed price on projects ahead so it won’t budge. Your project manager is keen to make changes to construction process and stages for you, so the build process is flexible and runs smoothly.
Health and Safety on site
Project Manager at APT Renovation ensures running a safe site on every project delivery
Running a safe site is essential to any project.
APT Renovation complies fully with construction, design and management regulations, building in accordance with design considerations and all health and safety policies to uphold safe working procedures and practices with the utmost monitoring and supervision.
Our comprehensive approach to building control delivers a professional, speedy and simple service across all sectors.
We provide Building Control approval specialist services for all types of residential projects. Our swift and responsive technical expertise means that we are able to viable and safe buildings. We are here to assist you with all Building Regulation process, however our expertise in all aspects of the property industry gives us a unique approach.
Our Building Control covers following:
Residential – Property re-modelling, house and kitchen extensions, loft conversions, basement conversion, and internal alterations.
Public Liability Limit of liability £5.000.000 any one incident
Extension Indemnity of Principals
Excess Theft/Malicious Damage £1000 Storm/Flood £500 Other Property £500
Cover in connection with the insured’s business to pay for accidental injury to any person or loss of or damage to property for which the insured is legally liable.
Employers Liability: £10,000,000 any one incident
Extensions: Indeminity to Principles
Excess: No excess applies
Contractors All Risks: £6,000,000 Contract Limit/ Subject to Survey
Extension: Indemnity to Principals
Plant cover: £22,000 Own Plant, 250,000 any one item limit for Hired In Plant, Hiring Charges £10,000
Insurers & Policy number: Insurers and Policy number:
Excess: £500 all other claims and £1000 for theft/malicious damage claims
Indemnity for the insured for loss of or damage to Permanent or Temporary Works and Materials at the Contract site or adjacent to it, used in connection with them or whilst in transit withink the UK. Where Insured, also covers Own Plant and Equipment and HIred in Plant and Equipment.
Build work Guarantee
APT Renovation will guarantee the quality of builders’ and other workmanship.
APT Renovation offers a comprehensive guarantee to provide reassurance to all of our clients. All of the works carried out at your home will receive the benefit a full APT Renovation guarantee
Key features of our guarantee are:
10 years insurance backed guarantee on all structural defects.
30 years waterproofing delta membrane cover.
We your local design and build team. Our team has experienced Engineers ensure projects are designed to safety standards.
After complete detailed structural survey of the home is completed, we will confirm all structural design of reinforcement, concrete and steelwork of your project. APT Renovation will take care of all Party Wall matters from start to finish, we will ensure to consult with your neighboring homes and to prevent any type of structural damage to the property.
All of this will take place before confirming the final structural engineering design solution.The Party Wall Act permits owners to carry out specific works, including work to the full thickness of a party wall, whilst at the same time protecting the interests of anyone else who might be affected by that work. The Act is designed to avoid or minimise disputes by making sure property owners notify their neighbours in advance of certain proposed works. The Act requires that where the adjoining owner does not ‘agree’ in writing to the works, working with local West London i.e Fulham builders, nu:builds surveyor is able to determine the time and way in which those works are carried out. A team of experienced Civil and Structural Engineers ensure projects are designed to safety standards, built on time and within budget.
APT Renovation have a Central and South West London focus and are always well abreast of the developments in local planning permission guidance and building control. We are also familiar with the property types and architectural profile of this region meaning that the design work we undertake will be sensitive and well applied to your property. Obtaining planning permission for your property conversion need not be an arduous affair for our clients as we will undertake all such necessities. Our staff are excellent communicators and always adhere to proven project management best practices to ensure an exemplary finish.