Plans and Planning Applications

Plans and Planning Applications 

We prepare all types of architectural drawings, house plans, extension plans and planning applications.  If the service you require is not listed please give us a call on 01245 835855 for a friendly discussion and a free quotation. See more examples of previous jobs in our gallieries.

Walton on The Naze new 3 storey house
Side extension in Danbury
Conversion to flats in Margate
Rear and Side Extension in Chelmsford
Loft conversion and Rear Dormer in Brent
Loft conversion with rear dormer in South Woodham Ferrers
Chelmsford Loft Conversion
Leigh on Sea Rear Dormers and Loft Conversion
Rear single storey extension and loft conversion, Moulsham Chelmsford

FIXED FEE SERVICES

RESIDENTIAL PLANNING SERVICE

For many residential jobs (for example for preparing house plans for extensions and loft conversions and applying for planning permission) we offer the fixed prices as below. 

For simple jobs we may well be able to offer a better price and for more complicated jobs, applications for new dwellings or for commercial properties please contact us to discuss your requirements and to request a free quotation.

We aim to offer very competitive pricing and may be able to price match if you've found an equivalent service elsewhere -please contact us for more information.

PLANS AND PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR GARAGES AND OUTBUILDINGS

£600

PLANS AND PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR WORKS TO HOUSES WITH UP TO 4 BEDROOMS

£1540

PLANS AND PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR WORKS TO HOUSES WITH UP TO 3 BEDROOMS

£1440

PLANS AND PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR WORKS TO HOUSES WITH UP TO 5 BEDROOMS

£1640

Our service includes 15% online discount and our prices are inclusive of VAT.*:


  • Site visit including planning consulation and measurement survey
  • House plans -2D drawings (including all required floor plans, elevations, site location and block plans)
  • 3D visualisations of the extension or loft conversion
  • Revision of plans (we will revise your plans without additional charge until you are ready for us to submit the application -we will only submit the plans once you have confirmed that you are entirely happy with the plans)
  • Preparation of planning application or lawful development application form and submission of application
  • We'll liaise with the Local Authority regarding your application and keep you up to date with progress 
  • Paper copies and electronic copied (PDF) of all documentation
  • Delivery times are 4-6 weeks (subject to availabilty and confirmed at time of order)


FAST TRACK SERVICE

If your job is urgent our fast track service offers a faster service:


  • Quote "Fast Track 2"  when ordering to upgrade to our 2 week fast track planning service**
  • Quote "Fast Track 4"  when ordering to upgrade to our 4 week fast track planning and building regulations service**

**Special Offer **- Fast track service available for just £50 -offer expires 30 June 2022**

Our service excludes:

  • Planning application fees payable directly to the Local Authority -typically £206 for householder applications or £462 fee for full applications (fees subject to confirmation by the Council and may increase by £30 if the Council require the "Planning Portal" for plan submission).
  • Preparation of a building regulations application -see our Building Regulations service for more details of our services to prepare Building Regulations Plans.
  • Travel costs at £2/mile for sites for sites at distances greater than 75 miles from our location at CM3 8RA. 
  • The services of any third parties (e.g. transport consultants, arboricultural reports, ecological reports, drainage surveys, public utility searches etc) and excludes any construction costs. Where such services are requested we will obtain suitable quotations for your review. GPO Designs does not add additional fees for this.
  • Additional work required for listed buildings and for work in conservation areas.


Our offer is in accordance with our standard terms and conditions Our order form must be signed and returned prior to commencement.  You may cancel orders in accordance with the details found on our order form.