The process of good design and feasibility needs to be applied across all projects from new-build to fitting-out of existing property assets. Understanding our clients wish list, so that the finished project is indeed a credit to the client and the operating company.
We believe that the quality of our surroundings have a direct influence on the quality of our lives, whether this is in our home, workplace or in public.
Architectural services include, understanding the clients vision, taking the scheme on from the initial design and planning stages, through to the procurement and administration of the construction work and the building contract.
DMP’s in house team have a wide range of experience and knowledge across a variety of project and contract types. Through imagination and experience we are dedicated to each individual building. DMP pride ourselves on working with the precision of detail to ensure each project leads to an optimum balance between cost, sustainability, time, and visual quality.
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DMP create, inspire and innovate architectural concepts and designs. By understanding the Clients vision, practical requirements and budget, we translate an idea into a physical design or building product using specialist software and knowledge. Whether this is a traditional sketch route or using state of the art 3D modelling we are able to realise any buildings full potential.
Our talented team are leading experts in providing Measured Surveys. This accurate record of a property, structure or land involves showing all the structural elements and architectural features. There is increasing recognition that Measured Surveys have an additional role to play in the establishment and maintenance of estate and building information systems.
Typical services offered;
Our surveys are specified to an agreed level of detail, tolerance, scale, delivery times and costs.
When planning your project you will want to know that the approach you plan to take is the most economically viable solution.
DMP can provide you with a detailed analysis and report into the financial viability of your project. These key factors are;
These considerations allow you to accurately assess whether your project is viable, analyses all feasible options available to you and that your budget is adequate for your project needs.
Building regulations approval is different to planning permission and you may need both for your project. The UK Building regulations set specific standards for the design and construction of buildings. The detailed requirements are scheduled within 16 separate headings.
Regulations apply if you want to:
Our team fully understand the regulations and are able to offer advice and support on building regulations and other crucial consultancy services. Without approval you will not have the certificates of compliance you may need when you want to sell the property.
DMP acting as Principal Designer gives you the peace of mind that all aspects of the pre-construction phase is controlled and managed.
Our role would include;
Since 2002 the law states any lease lasting seven years or longer must register a compliant lease plan with the Land Registry. A lease plan is an accurate or scaled drawing which identifies a leasehold demise within a property.
There might be a number of reasons you need a Compliant Lease Plan:
The Land Registry Act 2002 sets out specific regulations which must be adhered in able for a Lease Plan to be compliant, if not your application may be rejected. For full details on Land Registry Compliant Guidelines visit the Land Registry Government Website or our specialist team.
A Lease Plan is essentially an accurate, detailed and scaled drawing of a demise within a leasehold property.
One is needed when you are renting a whole or parts of a property to a prospective tenant(s). This can be for commercial or residential use, though you need a particular Lease Plan for each type of property you rent out.
Lease Plans are usually drawn up using the CAD (Computer Aided Design) software by an Architectural or CAD technician.
Our team are fully trained to help guide and draw-up a suitable Lease Plan for your property. Contact us to speak about your requirements.
Health and Safety File is a portfolio of health and safety information and serves as a legal record that will be of use to both clients and end users.
The Construction, Design and Management (CDM) Regulations exist to ensure that information about risks and hazards are collected, a response developed to manage these appropriately, and this response is then communicated to all who need to know.
The Health and Safety file will contain as built information, such as;
Under the CDM Regulations responsibility for producing a Health and Safety File is placed on the Principal Designer.
At DMP we understand the fundamental design process and importance of effective space planning.
By understanding our Clients vision and specification, we can explore and investigate how will the space be used, how will people move through the space and how will the space be equipped.
Using state of the art technology our design team conduct an analysis and then build 2D and 3D plans to create and shape a frictionless experience which optimises the space available to its true potential.
Tailored to your needs, we can transform your interior, increase your productivity and help you operate more efficiently.
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