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Services First Limited Specialist Drainage Consultants and Engineers:
Design Of All Types Of Drainage Systems
Free Technical Vetting of Drainage Designs
Process Statutory Applications To Water Authorities
Process Reapplications of Failed Schemes
Drainage Disputes And Investigations
Troubleshooting Insurance Claims For Subsidence And Flooding
Services First Limited:
We offer a comprehensive service from design / application right through to completion on the following applications
Building Over : Trunk Sewer, Storm Sewer, Local Sewer, Combined Sewer
Main Sewer Connection
Sewers For Adoption 6th Edition Section 102 104
New Water Connections/ Waste Water Connections
Highway Works Section 38 / 278
Designated Roads Approval
Land Drainage Consent
Design and Engineering Services
Our design teams are highly skilled in the following areas:
Sustainable drainage design
Land drainage design
Services First Limited’s designs and layouts would fully detail the drainage & sewer networks on & offsite complete with gradients, pipe sizes & invert levels. Cover levels and pipe materials can also be displayed if required. A comprehensive legend would allow the recipient to distinguish between different types & sizes of manholes & inspection chambers, gullies, type of drainage run (foul, SW, combined, land drainage, etc) and other ancillary facilities such as pump stations, head walls, flow restrictors, etc.
All designs would conform to the requirements of BS EN 752, The Building Regulations Part H, and Sewers for Adoption 6th Edition and BRE 365 (soakaways).Drainage calculations and/or analysis would accompany any submission as would all relevant adoptable / private standard drainage construction details.
Special drainage protection measures would be addressed as required through your-selves or your nominated Ground investigator / Structural Engineers.
Free Technical Vetting
Send us your drainage designs and if we cannot save you money then you pay us nothing! If we do save you money we charge a lump sum figure or a percentage of the savings.
Technical vetting of drainage designs.
Drainage tender documents and specifications.
Submissions to the Architect or Main Contractor at appropriate stage (including assistance with content).
Subcontractors technical proposals & drawings, to help identify possible leakage paths, premature failure mechanisms, and unreliable products & details.
Independent witnessing etc.
On-site workmanship during construction or as part of drainage adoption package.
Inspections undertaken during construction to help verify workmanship and specification compliance and also in connection with any planned maintenance work.
Special drainage protection measures would be addressed as required through yourselves or your nominated Ground investigator / Structural Engineers.
Services First Limited can also assist with trouble-shooting and providing technical support at key meetings.
Re-submission of refused schemes
Our fees for this service are based upon success, We do not charge any fees or costs if we are not successful in providing you with a beneficial agreement i.e. adoption or statutory agreements. Initially you only pay for the surveys and applications that may need to be undertaken and submitted, our fee is paid only after the consent for works is issued. This fee would be either a lump sum agreed before works begin or based on a percentage of uplift or savings.
Our fees are generally based upon success, We do not charge any fees or costs if we are not successful in delivering savings or provide you with a beneficial agreement i.e. adoption or statutory agreements. Initially you only pay for the surveys and applications that are undertaken and submitted, our fee is paid only after the consent for works is issued.
With regard to rationalising schemes that are becoming expensive because of such items as online storage and land take up, our design team will redesign giving you the cheapest solution. All of course fully implementing the particular authorities adoptable standards, this in the long term again saving our clients money.
For technical vetting there is no charge if we do not save you money then you pay us nothing! All that you pay if we are successful in saving you money is a percentage of the savings we make for you on the scheme. We charge normally 20 percent of all savings we enable on a project, alternatively we save you 80 percent of costs.