RM Architectural Consultants, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
With over 25 years experience in the construction sector, Graham Rosser heads the team. His career began with the building control section at South Bedfordshire District Council (now Central Bedfordshire Council) where he undertook a course of studies culminating in an honours degree at Westminster University. This enabled him to become a Chartered Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE). He spent ten years working at SBDC before moving to become a building inspector at Cherwell District Council for a further five years. Having controlled literally thousands of building projects ranging from housing estates to office buildings to distribution centres, Graham accumulated an extensive site knowledge which formed the foundations of Rosser Morris.
Ben Morris, who has since moved on, brought with him a substantial computer based knowledge from his time spent in manufacturing and this helped us to establish the company at the forefront of technology. We use a market leading 3D computer design package (AutoCAD) to convey each project and we find this to be an incredibly intuitive method of helping our clients visualize their dreams.
This combination of backgrounds and the links that have been forged over the years with our network of professionals has enabled the company to undertake a huge variety of projects ranging right from simple chimney breast removals up to multi million pound commercial developments. We now have privileged ties with structural engineers; mechanical & electrical consultants; land surveyors; environmental & thermal consultants; highways engineers and planning consultants, to name but a few. We are accredited agents in partnership with Central Bedfordshire Council and we have worked with the Local Authority planners for miles around.
Since 2004, we have extended our catchment area to include Central London and beyond with most of our work reaching us through recommendation and repeat custom.
What We Do For You
Whether you are preparing for a new development, an extension to an existing property or just a simple alteration, we are here to guide you through Local Authority legislation. We will visit you at the site to discuss your requirements and provide a free, no obligation quote. Following subsequent appointment we will survey your property and use the information to prepare building plans and specifications using computer aided design (CAD) software – AutoCAD Architecture to be precise. The software produces a 3D model which adds a great deal of realism so don't worry if you're not too good at reading plans. When you're happy with the proposals we submit the planning and building regulation applications on your behalf.
We always try to be competitive on price but as you will appreciate each job is different from the next so it is difficult to suggest figures. However, our initial quote is free and there is no obligation. Our prices are fixed and we try to be as transparent as possible.
The Complete Package
Since forming the company we have made some vital contacts which has become increasingly necessary due to changes in legislation. A successful application often requires input from the consultants that we work with. We have planning professionals for the more complex of applications, engineers that can prepare all necessary structural calculations, arboriculturalists for the tree reports, highways engineers, land surveyors and part wall surveyors. If necessary, we also have consultants that can tackle heat loss calculations and sustainability issues.
In summary, we aim to provide the complete package whereby at the end of the process you are supplied with all relevant approvals to accompany the building plans and specifications for your builder so you really don't have to worry about anything before the building works commence.
Unfortunately we haven't the time to provide a project management service but we can normally put you in touch with a few reliable builders to choose from and we are always on the other end of the phone should you or your builder have any questions.