Drainage Services

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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

Sewer Diversion

Sewer Divestment

Main Sewer Connection

Sewers For Adoption 6th Edition Section 102 104

New Water Connections/ Waste Water Connections

Sewer Requisition

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:

Drainage design

Sewer design

Soakaway design

Sustainable drainage design

Road design

Highway 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.

Drainage Inspection:

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.

Fees Costs

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.

Drainage Consultancy

 Call 0207 536 2778