So Sound Design


planning application

The So Sound architectural design team, in Leeds and Manchester, have the expertise to obtain planning permission for you, our client, on projects ranging from small extensions, basements and loft conversions, to large new build properties and commercial schemes.

At So Sound Design we can provide everything required for your application, including feasibility studies, a full site survey of your property or site, production sketch schemes, production of full planning applications drawings, design and access statements, planning statements and submission of your application.

It will be the responsibility of the So Sound architecture team to monitor and manage your application, liaise with the local planning department and ensure your project has a winning chance of gaining planning approval.

For some small domestic projects that may be exempt from planning, we are able to apply for and obtain a Lawful Development Certificate.

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From start to finish Peter and his team were exemplary, from the initial meeting where we discussed our thoughts and requirements to the site visits, the first draft of drawings, the slight amends and then to the final submission, and subsequent approval. Peter's knowledge of local planning laws and what can and cannot be achieved is something which is well worth investing in, and without that we would not be in the position we are now in.

Mr & Mrs Farrington

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Can you give an accurate estimate as to the cost of the work?
At So Sound Design we have built professional relations with building companies, allowing us to provide our clients with an accurate cost for proposed building works.

How long does planning take?
The length of the process varies depending on the complexity of the project and the specific issues of the project. In an ideal scenario, the process takes between 5 - 10 weeks.

Do I need Building Control Approval?
Almost certainly, most projects (apart from minor alterations) require Building Control approval.

Can you recommend a builder?
Yes, we work closely with a number of established local small builders but are not affiliated with any one of them in particular. It is very much in our interests to only work with competent contractors wherever possible.

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