VJM DESIGN HOUSE LTD
Architecture for Everyday Life
We are now in our 20th Year !
We are a small family based local business providing clients in Gloucestershire & neighbouring counties with Architectural, Planning & Building Regulation Drawings for Loft Conversions & Extensions. Free initial Consultation / Visit.
***** IMPORTANT NEWS *****
Reminder to our customers, if you made a building regulation application prior to 15th June 2022 you will need to commence building works before 15th June 2023.
Any works started after this date will need to comply with the new regulations, please contact us for further advice.
New and more complex building regulations are now in force to find out how that might affect your building project, please contact us .
Do you have planning approval but no construction / building regulation drawings, we can help. Working from your Architects drawings we can provide construction drawings / building regulation drawings sufficient to allow a builder to provide you
with a quotation, please contact us for more information.
Hip to Gable Conversions
Loft Conversions in Timber Frame Houses
Upgrading Existing Conversions
Full construction drawings
EXTENSIONS & ALTERATIONS
Single Story Extensions, Two Story Extensions, Internal Alterations, Structural Alterations . Timber Frame & Traditional Construction
We can work from the smallest porch addition up to large multibedroom schemes.
For simple structural openings we now provide Structural Engineering Design & Calculations
PLANNING & CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS
Planning Drawings & Applications
Building Regulation Application Drawings
Construction Drawings for Quotation Purposes
NB. The Majority of Builders will require fully detailed construction drawings and Structural Engineers Details before providing a
detailed building quote.
When considering a building project there are a number of items that need to be considered other than obtaining planning permission & building regulation approval, these include:
Climate Change: For many Planning Departments how extensions and loft conversions are designed now need to take account of climate change.
This, among other items, will affect: window design, materials, orientation, heating, overheating, heat loss together with the usual planning considerations.
Party Wall Agreements, Drainage Build Over Agreements &
Structural Engineering these will all need to be agreed well in advance of building works commencing and may require
the involvement of specialist third party providers: Party Wall Surveyors & CCTV Survey Companies etc.
A SAP10 Report will be required where extensions
comprise excessive glazing ( excessive = glazing
representing more than 25% of the floor area of the