services first limited

Drainage Design and Application Service We provide a wide range of drainage system design solutions.

Services First Limited offer a comprehensive sewer drainage design through application service on the following: Wastewater - Building Over Sewer - Trunk Sewer - Sewer Adoption - Local Sewer - Foul Sewer - Combined Sewer - Sewer Diversion - Sewer Divestment - Main Sewer Connection -  New Water Connections - Sewer Requisition - SuDs.

We have a core of highly professional engineers who provide comprehensive and continual supervision throughout each contract. Because no two contracts are ever the same, we operate a flexible working system and build each project team around the individual skills required for that job.

Services First Limited are located in the heart of our main operations area London Docklands, which means we can react rapidly when demanded at short notice.

Services First Limited has contact and arrangements with contracting gangs and utilities professionals in order to speed up applications and installations therefore delivering early completion of works.

Our company employs many ex-TWUL and local authority staff whose experience and input has moved delayed/problematic schemes forward on many occasions.

In short we: Design Of All Types Of Drainage Systems - Technical Vetting of Drainage Designs -Design and Submit Applications To Water Authorities - Process Re-applications of Failed Schemes

If you are having problems with any Drainage Design Layout or Application. 

Give us a call on 0207 536 2778 or 07904 882 792

 

About Services First Limited

Services First Limited was founded in 1998 specialising in drainage solutions assisting architects, structural and civil engineers and technical design teams.  

We have a core of highly professional engineers who provide comprehensive and continual supervision throughout each contract. Because no two contracts are ever the same, we operate a flexible working system and build each project team around the individual skills required for that job.

Our experience gives us the edge over our competitors and when you add our high-quality work and resources its no wonder our clients keep coming back. Call 0207 536 2778 today and see for yourself.

Our Company

About Services First Limited 

Services First Limited was founded in 1998 by Director Michael Caldwell, specialising in drainage solutions. The team assist homeowners architects, structural and civil engineers and technical design teams. Services First Limited's immediate goal was to supply a wide range of  high quality drainage design services.

We have a core of highly professional engineers who provide comprehensive and continual supervision throughout each contract. Because no two contracts are ever the same, we operate a flexible working system and build each project team around the individual skills required for that job.

Our experience gives us the edge over our competitors and when you add our high-quality work and resources its no wonder our clients keep coming back. Call today and see for yourself.

 

Services

Services First Limited offer a comprehensive service on the following applications:

• Building Over : Trunk Sewer, Storm Sewer, Local Sewer, Combined Sewer

• Sewer Diversion

• Sewer Divestment

• Main Sewer Connection

• Sewer Adoptions

• New Water Connections

• Sewer Requisition

• Land Drainage Consent

Location

Services First Limited are located in the heart of our main operations area London Docklands, which means we can react rapidly when demanded at short notice.

We work mainly in the Thames Water Utilities Limited area but we will work further afield if the project demands it.

Expertise

Our company employs many ex-TWUL and local authority staff whose experience and input has moved delayed/problematic schemes forward on more plenty of occasions.

This understanding of the WIA, Sewers For Adoption 6th Edition, Highways Act, Section 38 and Water and Water Authorities working practices impacts on the speed of applications and installations. This has a fantastic effect on most companies projects i.e the early completion of works.

Health & Safety

Health and Safety is of the utmost importance to our company and we take seriously our responsibility to both our customers and our employees.

All Engineers and Supervisors are fully trained and accredited New Road & Street Works Act 1991. Also being fully compliant in Local Authority and Water Authority Health and Safety Regulations.

We follow the Health and Safety Policy In accordance with the Health and Safety Act 1974.

Our Services

Scope of Works

Services First Limited:


• Design Of All Types Of Drainage Systems

• Technical Vetting of Drainage Designs

• Design and Submit Applications To Water Authorities

• Process Re-applications of Failed Schemes


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Drainage design technical vetting

Services First Limited offer a comprehensive service on the following applications:


• Building Over : Trunk Sewer, Storm Sewer, Local Sewer, Combined Sewer

• Sewer Diversion

• Sewer Divestment

• Main Sewer Connection

• Sewer Adoptions

• New Water Connections

• Sewer Requisition

• Land Drainage Consent

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Drainage Design experts

Our design teams are highly skilled in the following areas:

• Drainage design solutions
• Sewer design
• Soakaway design
• Sustainable drainage design
• Land drainage design

All designs conform to the requirements of BS EN 752, The Building Regulations Part H, Sewers for Adoption 7th Edition and BRE 365 (soakaways).


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Detailed Drainage Design

Detailed Drainage Design may be required as part of a planning application or to discharge planning conditions.

Design of detailed drainage layouts, longsections and construction details to adoptable standards.

Hydraulic analysis and simulation modelling of foul and storm water drainage systems to adoptable standards

Design of storm water flow attenuation including on-line and off-line storage facilities.

Preparation of detailed drainage plans and sections for the purpose of construction and obtaining technical approval for Building Regulations or for Adoption through a Section 104 of the Water Industry Act 1991 if required

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SUDs Design

New planning guidance came into effect on the 6 April 2015 which dictates the planning system will lead the drive for the delivery of Sustainable Drainage Systems.

Key changes are that:

SuDS are to be provided in new developments of 10 dwellings or more, or the corresponding non-residential or mixed use development;

Local Flood Authorities are made Statutory Consultees on planning applications for surface water management; and

Planning Authorities are required to ensure that adequate arrangements are in place for the future maintenance of SuDS for the lifetime of the development either by condition or obligations.

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What Clients Say

What Clients Say About Services First Limited:

  • “Fantastic service. Was very impressed and would recommend to anyone having problems with their drainage applications!”

    Jim J. / London

  • “Swift and got the job done, made life a lot simpler having Services First on board.”

    John S. / London

  • “I was having difficulty with a sewer connection and I would highly recommend these guys to all and everyone.Very professional and dedicated.”

    Bom M. / London

  • “Very professional - saving a lot of time and money.”

    Sally M. / London