Measuring of the Site – is it necessary?

It is most important to bear in mind that the plans are drawn on a small scale for the purposes of applying for Planning Permission/Building Regulation approval.  The Builder/Contractor must take accurate measurements on site before commencement of any work … Continue reading

What do your plans look like?

Answer:  You will find a few samples of our plans on the Examples pages of our webite. If you would like a PDF example of a particular type of plan, please contact ConstructAid on 01708-228684 and we will be happy … Continue reading

Where can I find advice on new products?

Answer:  You will hopefully find our Blog Pages (opens in new link) a useful resource tool. Here you will find general advice on new products, environmentally sustainable products and possible developments in planning legislation and other resource material.  Do let … Continue reading

What areas do ConstructAid work in?

Answer:  ConstructAid are based in Upminster in the London Borough of Havering and our work is mostly based on a 25 mile radius of this area. Other areas have been covered, by arrangement – contact ConstructAid on 01708 228684 or … Continue reading

How Long is the process likely to take?

Answer:  Once you have instructed ConstructAid to draw the plans, we aim to complete the drawings within 2-3 weeks, dependent on the complexity of the work involved and current work levels.  We will advise you of a more accurate timetable … Continue reading

Party Wall Act – does it apply to me?

Answer:  The Party Wall Act 1996 applies throughout England and Wales and we cannot stress how important it is for you to familiarise yourself with the requirements of the Act. The Act provides a framework for preventing disputes in relation … Continue reading

Water Authority fees for my extension?

Answer:  The law regarding Private Sewers changed on 1st October 2011. Since that date, private sewers and private lateral drains outside the boundary of a property became adopted and within the ownership of the six Water Companies as did any … Continue reading

What are your fees likely to be?

Answer: Fees of ConstructAid depend upon the complexity of the job and quotations are available on request but can start from as low as £275.00. Price includes at least two visits, for the initial consultation and another to obtain your … Continue reading