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Check out this video showcasing our comprehensive 12-step process. Discover why #NU is the ideal choice for your project.

Discover our design and build process and how it operates. Our turnkey services are professional and transparent, featuring 12 stages we have perfected over many years. Learn more about our project management, construction, interior design, and architecture process.

  1. Stage One: First Contact: Use the online form to book a consultation call. Contact details are provided for further inquiries.

  2. Stage Two: Free Consultation Consultation call with founder Nick Jeffries to discuss project aims, requirements, budgets, and timescales.

  3. Stage Three: Budget Estimate A call-out fee may be charged for a property visit to gather information for a budget build cost.

  4. Stage Four: 3D Measured Survey An architect visits the property to take measurements for accurate drawings of the proposed development.

  5. Stage Five: Proposed Design The RIBA-approved architect produces schematic drawings for approval and discussion of changes before planning submission.

  6. Stage Six: Planning Permission Submission of the planning application and negotiation with the local planning office. NU may bring in specialist consultants for listed or challenging properties.

  7. Stage Seven: Building Regulation Construction drawings are passed by building control. Work starts on the interior design, scope of works, and cost plan.

  8. Stage Eight: Structural Calculations A qualified structural engineer produces drawings outlining the project's construction scope.

  9. Stage Nine: Party Wall Agreements Securing party wall agreements for any structural alterations that tie into neighbouring properties.

  10. Stage Ten: Project Management & QS Detailed work on the cost plan, with NU managing processes and taking responsibility for health and safety CDM 2015.

  11. Stage Eleven: Construction of the loft conversion, home extension, basement, renovation, or new build by a team of builders, carpenters, and trades.

  12. Stage Twelve: Finishing Snagging specialists conduct walkarounds for final touches. A professional cleaning team prepares the property post-construction.

For further information or to discuss a project, please fill in the contact form on the homepage, call 020 7731 6841, email, or use the Whatsapp link on the bottom right of the screen.


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