We ask potential customers to speak with an architect before contact Saturn Construction for a quote/design. This will ensure that what we design and propose has already been outlined by an architect and is viable. Architects will often offer an initial free consultation and then charge a fee for the technical drawings. To apply for planning permission, you will require architects drawings.
Ideally once you have agreed plans with an architect, the next step is to apply for planning permission. Local Authority planning approval can take up to 8 weeks. Once you have been granted planning permission, you will need Building Regulation approval, all a further 5 weeks for approval.
Once you have everything approved, the next step is the time to decide what supplier you will use for your project. Saturn Construction offer a FREE Consultation, design and quotation. We will visit site and discuss your ideas on your project and you can share the technical drawings and plans. We will provide 3D visual designs and a detailed quotation with a scope of works. If you choose Saturn Construction for your project, we will carry out a full technical survey and provide a schedule of works/timeline for the works.
Not all development needs planning permission. You don’t need planning permission for most types of internal alterations to buildings unless the building is listed. Any other types of development will most likely need permission – the ‘further information’ below lists some of the common types of work where planning permission is needed.
If in doubt, always check with your local council first.
Planning permission is not usually required to convert your garage into additional living space for your home, providing the work is internal and does not involve enlarging the building.
Saturn Construction offer a fully managed service:
• Garage Conversions
• Internal Knock Throughs
• Bi Fold Doors, Windows, Composite Doors, Skylights
• Kitchen, Utility and Bedroom – fully fitted and bespoke (visit our Saturn Interiors Website for details on our kitchen/utility/bedroom projects www.saturninteriors.co.uk)