Bespoke design opens up a whole world of exciting possibilities
Our bespoke design service has been structured for flexibility and to minimise up-front costs where possible. Every project is different, but here's an outline of how the design process works, if you have any questions at all, do get in touch.
Share Your Idea with Us
The best start is to simply have a chat about your idea. We'll ask a few questions as well as listen carefully to your ideas. We'll also do a quick planning check and talk through costs and budget. In particular, bespoke treehouses can include professional service and costs you might not anticipate, we want you to be fully aware of what is involved.
Exploring Possibilities On-Site
If you want to explore the idea in more depth, we'll visit the proposed location where we'll assess the proposed site and discuss your ideas in more detail. We'll evaluate practicalities and get a proper sense of how we can bring together practical and aesthetic requirements into the design.
Creating the Design
From your design brief we create one or more design concepts, one of which is refined to a finished design. Elevation drawings and computer generated images give a clear idea of what the finished treehouse or cabin will look like.
At this point we can also include a tailored interior design service to compliment the purpose of the space. This makes a huge difference to the overall finished look and feel of the structure.
ii. Design concepts proposals are created for you, and refined to produce drawings for planning application
Permission to Build
The planning application process for treehouses and some cabins is subject to National Planning Policy and, specific to each county, the Local Planning Policy. Other factors that can make or break an application are flood risk zones and conservation restrictions.
We can take care of planning for you by working with one of our planning consultancy affiliates, or liaise with your preferred planning consultant, although it's important we work together from the outset.
We understand the common planning obstacles and objectives, as such, our designs endeavour to mitigate them as far as it is feasible.
Spades in the Ground
Once planning permission is granted and we receive your go-ahead to build, we ask for a deposit payment and schedule the build into the next available calendar time slot.
The construction time on site will depend on the size and complexity of the design and access, as well as other factors out of our control.
Do get in touch to explore the bespoke treehouse and cabin design process. There's a lot to talk about, so if you would like to know more or get an idea of what your project might cost, please get in touch.
Ultimately, whatever is possible is usually dictated by the budget and planning consents.