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We charge a FIXED FEE and have provided guidance below.

As a general guide, if using our full range of services our total fees will be around 8-12% of your total build costs.

Home Design Consultation with an expert – £200+VAT* – Book yours now

  • Find out how best to gain planning permission, and what not to do!
  • How to hire the right builder and not get stung by cowboys
  • Discuss design ideas
  • How to add value to your property

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*This fee is deducted from our charges should you proceed to the concept stage

We pride ourselves on a completely transparent fee structure, and we give you a detailed inventory of how much our involvement in each step of the process will be.

Fee Guide

Our charges are based on a flat rate of £75 +VAT/hour.

Our guide on how you can put together a budget cost for your home improvement works can be found here

As well as the fees you pay us for the architectural design work, the following outlines what you should expect to pay for some of the other consultants you will need to complete your new project. These are indicative and for guidance only.

Project action

Site Surveys

Householder Planning Application Fee

Certificate of Lawful Development Fee

Building Control Plans Check and Inspection Fees

Structural Engineering fees

Party Wall Surveyor (if needed)

Party Wall Surveyor (if needed)


£450 to £1800+



£600 – £1500+

£600 – £1800+

£200 notice, £1,000+ (per award)

From £343


May include Laser Measurement surveys, Topographical surveys, CCTV Drainage surveys

Payable to the Local Council

This is applicable when your project falls under Permitted Development Rights. More information here.

This will vary depending on the complexity of the design

You will need to notify your neighbours of any relevant works being carried out under the Party Wall Act 1996. More information here.

Most residential applications will be for pipes up to 160mm diameter where the £343 applies. There will be an additional 4 hours of work for us to generate the design/manage the application on your behalf.

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