The Experience:

a bespoke journey

With extensive experience in restoring and transforming Georgian and Victorian properties Edel take a holistic approach to refurbishment. Every client has aspirations for a home to reflect their lifestyle, our team take time to understand client requirements and an individual brief is developed for each bespoke residence.

With a full complement of in-house services and trades our clients appreciate our professional advice and expertise.

We accompany clients on an experiential journey from the initial consultation all the way to handover and beyond.

Consultation

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Consultation

Consultation

Preliminary consultation with the homeowner at their property.

If the client is considering the purchase of a property we offer to view property with client to provide advice pre-purchase.

Discuss client aspirations for their home – understand homeowner’s lifestyle and attitude to use of space use.

Confirm outline brief and submit design fee proposal to client for approval.

Phase 1

Design Ideas

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Design Ideas

Design Ideas

Create existing plans from survey info

From the brief develop sketch designs for floor plans & room layouts

Concept design development

Client approval of concept design – creation of CAD plans for preferred scheme

Submit application for Planning and Listed Building Consent

Client consultation to create 'Look & Feel' concept and mood boards

Building Exploration & Due Diligence

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Building Exploration & Due Diligence

Building Exploration & Due Diligence

High level measured survey – check dimensions

Record period architectural features to be retained, protected and /or restored as part of the building works

Building fabric inspection - internal & external to identify issues e.g. damp or timber decay, commission asbestos survey

Recording existing services locations electrics, heating, drainage & water supply

Engage structural engineer on proposed alterations

Budget costing based on scope of work

Health & Safety planning

Phase 2

Detailed & Specialist Design

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Detailed & Specialist Design

Detailed & Specialist Design

Concept proposals are developed into a technical design

Submit application for Building Warrant

Specification of works to existing period features, items such as cornices, panelling, fireplaces.

Detailed design for kitchen, bathroom and fitted furniture

Drawings, specification and installation information:

Room elevations, interiors sketches & material sample selection

Preparation of schedules for decoration, lighting and other fine finishes

Specification of radiators, flooring, tiling, finishes and fittings

Options for loose furniture, blinds and soft furnishings

Project Planning

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Project Planning

Project Planning

Room Data Sheets - detailed room by room schedule of information

Project programme updated to a build programme - plan sequencing and phasing of work

Mobilisation of preferred suppliers and specialist trades for items such as fireplaces, bespoke furniture, specialist light fittings etc.

Approval of Construction Phase Health & Safety plan

Detailed priced project schedule - Contract Sum agreed

Phase 3

Design Realisation & Building Works

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Design Realisation & Building Works

Design Realisation & Building Works

Site set up, Issue of key dates and information, appointment of preferred suppliers

Strip out works and downtakings

Project Management during the build phase includes:

Supply of drawings and design specification to site

Change Control - ensuring clear communication of variations

Regular review of works progress against the programme

Continuous monitoring of works on site for Health & Safety, build quality and finish

Conducting regular client meetings on site

Management of in-house trades and coordination of specialist sub-contractors

Cost Control and Reporting

Phase 4

Commissioning & Handover

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Commissioning & Handover

Commissioning & Handover

Demonstrations and familiarisation of installed features and systems

Fitting and installation of the final touches such as decorative lighting

Compilation and issue of property user manual


Finishing & Aftercare

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Finishing & Aftercare

Finishing & Aftercare

Arrange post-build cleaning

Assistance and management of furnishings such as carpet fitting, blinds and furniture installation.

Point of contact for any additional works post-contract and continued support with home systems

Bespoke aftercare service - offered to ensure ongoing home management. With an in-depth knowledge of your property post-contract Edel are very well placed to programme maintenance and general upkeep regimes, i.e. boiler checks and redecoration. A discreet concierge service preparing your home for between visits is also on offer.


Phase 5

Journal