Walnut Grove, Girton

Client:                  Small residential development company.

Brief:                    Instructions were received to implement, with all haste, a planning permission on the verge of expiry, for a cul-de-sac development of five dwellings of varied design on a brown field site close to the centre of the village.

Involvement:    The service we provided included satisfying all conditions attached to the planning permission, preparing detailed construction drawings and obtaining Building Regulations consent.  Dealing with the Highways Authority with regards the design and construction of the access road and verge crossover, with adjoining owners with regards matters appertaining to the Party Wall, etc, Act 1996 and liaising with structural engineers, the NHBC and other appointed consultants with regards special foundations, drainage arrangements and the like.  Subsequently tendering the works, advising the successful contractor of his appointment and preparing contractor documents for signature by both parties.  Monitoring the progress and quality of the work by periodic site visits and generally administering the terms of the contract through to completion and agreement of the final account.  Preparing plans suitable for Land Registry purposes and acting as intermediary between the developer and new owners.

Project value:  Circa £1 million.