Checklist of services

checklist for an extension project

If you’re wondering if you have forgotten to consider something important, here’s a handy checklist of services relevant to your self-build. Note that some services listed are only required for houses with particularly challenging sites or design briefs.

DESIGN AND PLANNING

  • Design
  • Site Survey
  • Ground Investigation
  • Designer
  • Structural Engineers report
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing engineers report
  • Interior Designers report
  • Designer plans and drawings
  • 3D modelling
  • Planning Permission & Building Regs
  • Consultants Report
  • Planning Application
  • Drawings for planning
  • Drawings for building regs
  • Building regs inspections
  • Landscaping
  • Driveway
  • Gateway
  • Garden features

THE BUILD

  • Project management
  • Site Management
  • Toilets
  • Security
  • H&S
  • Groundworks
  • Setting Out
  • Excavation
  • Site access
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Sewerage
  • Drainage
  • Foundations/Slab
  • Shell
  • Fabrication
  • Delivery
  • Crane hire
  • Erection crew
  • Scaffold
  • Roof
  • Cladding
  • Rainwater drainage
  • External Walls
  • Cladding
  • Facsia etc
  • Painting/Finishing
  • Glazing
  • Fabrication
  • Installation
  • Equipment hire

FITTING OUT

  • Internal walls
  • Completion
  • Plastering
  • Flooring
  • Kitchen
  • Supply
  • Fitting
  • Joinery
  • Kitchen
  • Walls
  • Stairway
  • Electrical
  • Power
  • Lighting
  • Security
  • Data
  • Audio-Visual systems
  • Electrical Generation
  • Plumbing
  • Water supply
  • Heating
  • Eco systems
  • Heating
  • PV panels
  • Wind turbine
  • Air/ground source heat exchanger
  • Ventilation system
  • Decoration