Initial Consultation 

We offer initial consultations to discuss your project aspirations in depth. A site visit will be required before we can provide an accurate fee proposal. During the visit we can assess site constraints, pressures and statutory requirements likely to effect your proposals and advise accordingly.

Building / Site Survey

We undertake measured surveys of properties or building sites and prepare existing plans, sections and elevations in 2D & 3D. We advise on potential constraints of a site and the likely need for any specialist consultant advice , reports  i.e Site investigation, ecology, arborilculture, archeology  party wall agreements, right to light etc. 

Feasibility  

We work closely with you to prepare initial proposals before agreeing on a  'frozen' design. During this process we can produce 3D visualisations, fly-through videos and 360 degree panoramas to enable you to actively experience and input into the design at an early stage.

Planning 

We prepare and submit detailed drawings for planning permission, along with all supplementary documentation. Throughout the planning application process we provide experienced guidance to allow speedy resolution of any issues which may arise. This includes help with discharging planning conditions, planning disputes or appeals.

Building Regulations

 

We produce high quality building regulation drawing packages and specifications fully detailed to meet statutory requirements.. We submit applications to building control on your behalf and work with both Private and Local Authority building inspectors. 

Tender & Construction

 

We prepare construction drawings and schedules of works to issue to prospective contractors for pricing. This enables you to seek competitive prices for clearly defined works which minimises risk and enables the project to progress in a controlled and smooth manner, with an improved level of cost certainty. We advise on the most suitable type of building contract dependent on the scale and complexity of the works, safeguarding both client and contractor. 

Project Management 

 

We can act as a single point of contact for you throughout the construction phase to ensure a smooth journey on-site, . providing efficient co-ordination of design and construction teams in a "one-stop" approach for all construction projects. 

Principal Designer  

Should your project involve more than one contractor, as client you are legally required to appoint a Principal Designer and Principal Contractor. We are a certified CMaPS member and have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to undertake the Principal Designer role for you. 

BIM  

 

BIM is a means by which everyone can understand a building through the use of a digital model. By signalling conflict detection - BIM prevents errors creeping into various stages of development and construction. We provide BIM level 2 and 3 modelling/co-ordination for clients, contractors & suppliers at very competitive rates. 

Milbank Architects 

Architectural Services in North East England

Bradley Lodge, North Road, Dipton

07703336450

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