Martello Building Consultancy can provide our clients comprehensive architectural, project management and building surveying services.
Our clients range from housing associations, designers, private housing developers, commercial businesses, domestic homeowners, sub contractors and main contractors.
We have provided you the following explanation of our services, but should you require further information or require a fee proposal for any of the services listed, please do not hesitate in contacting us.
Martello Building Consultancy can provide Architectural services in the following sectors:
small-scale domestic - extensions, loft conversions and interior remodelling;
commercial - industrial, retail and offices - fit outs and new builds;
housing - individual dwellings, private developments, housing associations and council new builds, regeneration schemes, and refurbishment of existing stock;
public sector - education, health, residential care homes, law and justice buildings.
Our architectural services team can also provide professional planning advice and prepare planning applications on behalf of clients, undertake feasibility studies including financial appraisal, and produce scale drawings of existing buildings.
By utilising our in-house architectural services Martello Building Consultancy is able to provide a holistic and seamless service to our clients, ensuring high levels of satisfaction and quality output. Our ethos is to explore our client’s requirements fully and deliver innovative architectural services that always exceed their expectations.
Martello Building Consultancy provides Employer’s Agent services to clients throughout the south of England, for design and build projects.
We have extensive experience in Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM standards and ensure designers are coordinated and managed effectively, so that the most appropriate design solutions are implemented.
We establish the full scope of the project with you and compile employer’s requirements documentation to communicate clearly to your consultants and contractors, so that your project objectives and expectations can be met.
Martello Building Consultancy would manage the project risks in a proactive and practical way with realistic solutions for risk mitigation. We will provide a robust cost plan for the project and ensure it is proactively monitored and reported to our clients regularly.
Martello Building Consultancy will explore innovative procurement strategies to achieve value for money and meeting our client expectations. We will provide regular progress reports, which are constructively clear and in a useable format.
In summary, we will take the lead in delivering the project, whilst always communicating with transparency to our clients, to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
At Martello Building Consultancy we can provide a range of surveying services, ranging from undertaking building surveys and stock condition surveys, to producing planned maintenance programmes and estimated budgets for future planned works.
Our surveyors’ extensive industry experience ensures that Martello Building Consultancy provides our clients with confidence that we have a thorough understanding of building pathology; our clients can be rest assured that the surveys we produce are comprehensive yet easy to understand.
At Martello Building Consultancy we will safeguard your interests, through the delivery of bespoke and commercial quantity surveying services that adds value and utilises best industry practice. We will endeavour to protect and enhance your investment, reduce risk and promote sustainable solutions.
Our clients range from small and medium sized building contractors, requiring improved cost control measures on their projects to clients who are procuring new build and refurbishment works in the commercial; education and housing sectors
The roles of the quantity surveying services include:
- Feasibility studies
- Estimating and cost planning
- Financial change control and reporting
- Procurement and contractual advice
- Bills of quantities
- Final accounts
Martello Building Consultancy project managers are passionate about leading and delivering successful building projects, which is achieved by undertaking a ‘can do’ ethos for our client’s projects.
Every building project is unique; our approach is tailored to meet the needs of the client and the particular challenges of their project. We understand the responsibilities and complex interdependencies that exist in the dynamic environment of a developing project.
We will keep the team moving forwards and deliver the project on time, within budget and to the highest appropriate level of quality and functionality. Our aim is always to exceed our client’s expectations.
CDM Co-ordinator (CDM-C)
The role of CDM Co-ordinator, is required under the CDM Regulations 2007. Martello Building Consultancy CDM Co-ordinators are qualified and experienced construction health and safety professionals who will champion the safe delivery of your project. As your CDM Co-ordinator we will provide you with health and safety support and assist you with your legal duties under the CDM regulations.
A competent CDM Co-ordinator not only requires health and safety knowledge, but also an understanding of the construction process and project management. Martello Building Consultancy CDM Co-ordinators are qualified in both construction management and health and safety. This knowledge is vital to allow effective communication channels between the project team and assist you with all health and safety aspects, regulations and best practice.
Martello Building Consultancy will assess the specific needs of their clients and advise on procurement options, the types of tender processes and the nature and suitability of various forms of construction contract.
We can prepare tender documentation and oversee the tendering process. As Contract Administrators our duties include issuing all the necessary contract instructions/variations and chairing regular progress meetings and issuing of meeting minutes.
Quality Site Monitoring and Reports
Martello Building Consultancy can provide quality site monitoring and reports for our clients, during the construction phase. Our quality site monitors have the understanding, knowledge and experience of the construction process, which provides effective guidance to our clients on contractor performance and quality, during the build process.
The quality site monitor role includes the following duties;
- Contractor compliance with design and contract requirements
- Check drawings and drawing amendments
- Check the site works for quality compliance
- Check site testing and certificates
- Provide a robust site visit report
- Attend monthly site meetings
- Carry out snagging and report when works are ready for handover
- Inspect and confirm completion of any outstanding defects