CIAT Chartered Practice
CIAT Chartered Practice



Professional architectural & full Design Management services may typically include:

  • Measured Building Surveys
  • Principal Designer & Project Leader Duties (CDM Regulations 2015)
  • Scheme Appraisals | Pre-Application Planning Consultation
  • Planning Applications | Outline | Detailed | Change of Use
  • Town Planning | Urban Design | Mixed Use Development (Private | Housing Association | Affordable Homes | Lifetime Homes)
  • Conservation Area & Listed Building Consent Applications
  • Design & Accesss Statements (DAS) | Planning Statements
  • Permitted Development Applications
  • Certificate of Lawful Development & Retrospective Applications
  • Discharge of Planning Condition Applications
  • Landscaping Schemes
  • Sustainable Development Assessments
  • Building Regulation Applications (LABC | NHBC | Approved Inspectors)
  • Building Regularisation (Retrospective) Applications
  • 10 Year Warranty Applications (LABC | NHBC | Zurich | Premier Guarantee)
  • 6 Year CIAT Certification | Professional Consultant's Certificate (PCC)
  • Full Tender Packages | Building Contractor Procurement (Schedule of Works | M&E Performance Specifications | Electrical (M&E) Layouts | Window & Door Schedules & Detailing | Ironmongery Schedules | Material & Finishes Schedules | Wet Area Detailing)
  • Engineered Construction Drawings | Large Scale Detailing
  • Site Setting Out (Ordnance Survey (OS) Co-ordinates) & Site Drainage Layouts
  • Contract Administration | Full/Partial Certification (Certified Payments &/or Self Build Completion Certificates)
  • Monitoring of the Works | Periodical Inspections (Site Visits & Notes/Instructions | Monthly Progress Meetings & Meeting Minutes/Instructions)
  • Independent Site Visits & impartial advice/recommendations
  • Interior Design (Structure | Finishes | Fixtures | Fittings)
  • Hazard Identification | Risk Assessments | Risk Management
  • 'As-Built' Drawings | for the Purposes of CDM Regulations
  • Health & Safety Files | for the Purposes of CDM Regulations 2015
  • Deed Plans for Solicitors Conveyancing Purposes
  • Sales Layouts/Packages for Estate Agents Selling Purposes
  • Fire Zone Plans & Layouts

Documents & drawings can be prepared digitally (AutoCAD/Office) or traditionally drafted/written (Pen/Pencil).


Unless agreed otherwise, all digitally prepared documentation will be issued in a closed (uneditable) format only.



Glen Smith Partnership Ltd can offer a 6 Year Professional Consultant's Certificate (PCC), upon satisfactory Completion of the Works.

Works must be monitored by Glen Smith Partnership for the full cycle of the project, in order for a Completion Certificate to be issued. Certification subject to provision of all relevant Third Party Certification (such as M&E Certification) & works have been carried out to the satisfaction of the Statutory Authorities (such as Local Authority Building Control).

The above may also form part of full Contract Administration services.

Alternatively, a 10 Year Warranty can also be arranged via the CIAT/LABC Warranty Partnership Scheme, LABC Warranty Direct or NHBC/Premier Guarantee/Zurich 10 Year Warranty Policies.


Ancillary services may typically include:

  • Topographical Site Surveys | Land Surveys (Land Surveyor)
  • Ground (Soil) Investigation Reports (Geological/Geotechnical)
  • (digitally prepared to Ordnance Survey National Grid Co-ordinates)

  • Town Planning | Urban Design | Mixed Use Development (Major Masterplanning)
  • Historic Statements | Archive Research
  • Landscape Architecture (Major Masterplanning)
  • Traditional (Hand Drawn) Artwork | 3D Illustrations
  • Digital Artwork | 3D Digital Visualization
  • Building Information Modelling | BIM
  • Interior Design (Furnishing | Audio | Visual)
  • Structural & Civil Engineering Services
  • SAP Calculations | Energy Performance Certificates | Energy Assessments
  • Party Wall Surveying
  • Bat Surveys & Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Asbestos Surveys
  • Tree Condition Survey Reports
  • Noise Attenuation Survey Reports
  • Air Quality (Pollution) Survey Reports
  • Quanity Surveying (Bill of Quantities & Value Engineering)
  • Site Project/Construction Management Services


In addition to the above, full RIBA Plan of Work Services are offerered & endorsed by CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists).

Full overview details of the RIBA Plan of Work 2020, can be found here.

If you feel we can of assistance with your project, please contact our office for further details &/or to arrange an initial consultation.

Print | Sitemap
Copyright © 2004-2024 Park House Design Ltd | Glen Smith Partnership Ltd | All Rights Reserved | Website designed & built by The Glen Smith Partnership (Cannock)