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Services

Whether you are building an extension, designing a new home or improving the energy efficiency of your house or office, Collier Reading Architects have a broad skills palette and provide a wide range of architect services in Somerset. We will identify the services to be provided in our agreement and our fee will depend on the scope of this appointment, which could include some or all of the following services.

At our free initial consultation we will determine the level of service you require and we will be able to advise on the feasibility, likelihood of planning permission, construction processes and overall likely costs. We generally only expect a cup of coffee and a cream cake for this advice! We will then set out our fee proposals for consideration and only commence work when clear instructions have been received.

Planning Advice

At our free initial visit we will give planning advice and discuss the planning implications of your proposal and give advise on the likelihood of obtaining approval.

Building Design

Whether planning a new build property or re-arranging an existing space, we can maximise your usable space through optimising the building design.

Construction Advice

Planning a new build or alterations? Consult us for construction advice in Somerset. We're Local Authority Building Control Administration Award holders.

Contract Administration

We work with clients and builders to provide a complete building contract administration service to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.

Measured Survey

We can help get your building project off to a great start with a measured survey of land or buildings in Somerset or the South West.

Building Regulations

We take clients through the requirements process as painlessly as possible, working with Inspectors and the building regulations to produce the best result.

Party Wall Surveyors

We have in-house expertise on party wall law and can act as Party Wall Surveyors to ensure legal compliance with the Party Wall Act and other legislation.

Expert Witness

As expert witness architects based in Somerset Collier Reading can support legal teams in disputes over building design, planning, construction and defects.