On considering the construction of new buildings or maintenance of existing buildings, it is essential that they are well designed in order to provide an end product which is aesthetically pleasing, functional and cost effective to suit a client’s budget.

Design is an integral part of almost everything which takes place in the construction industry to ensure that projects are completed successfully. Graham + Sibbald offer this specific architectural and design service provided by our dedicated team of technicians who work in conjunction with other in-house staff and external consultants where appropriate to ensure all projects are well designed and provide an end product which satisfies client’s aspirations. Our department is fully automated with the latest computer aided design equipment.

Graham + Sibbald have widespread experience in new build development and refurbishment of all types of property and can provide a full range of design services, which coupled with our building surveying specialism, allows us to perform all financial, design, contractual and site monitoring functions to ensure projects are taken through to a successful conclusion.

Our architectural department produces design and working drawings and is fully equipped to generate two dimensional digital information, three dimensional drawings together with perspectives and walk-throughs.

We have successfully completed a wide range of projects for retail clients, developers, local authorities, inward investors, government departments and major retailers.

We can provide specialist services as follows:

  • Measured surveys – using laser measuring devices. We can prepare accurate drawings of existing buildings for client use.
  • Planning and Building Warrants – we can prepare and submit planning and building warrant applications for alteration or new build projects.
  • Space Planning – from plans we can produce gross and net internal areas, stacking plans, feasibility studies, space management layout.

Lease Plans

Using our up to date data base of ordnance survey maps of the UK we can produce lease plans for specific properties.

Sun Path Analysis

We can animate sun shadows by setting the latitude and longitude at any given point in time anywhere in the world.