Standard Construction Specification

Standard Construction Specification

Our build team will include the following when quoting to build the house:-

  • Foundations and groundworks including drainage, sewerage and water pipes (to service connection points within 5 metres of house).
  • Supply and erection of house frame.
  • Roofing (tiles / membrane / sheeting as applicable to roof type) and roof insulation.
  • Internal plaster-boarding (where applicable) and finishing.
  • Flooring – wooden flooring to downstairs and upstairs (where applicable), tiling to bathroom(s), utility room and hallway.
  • Wiring 1st & 2nd fix – standard sockets to all rooms, standard lighting.
  • Two TV points & cabling to roof space (aerial not included).
  • Smoke alarms wired to mains.
  • Plumbing 1st & 2nd fix – including standard heating system (gas fired condensing combi-boiler and radiators).
  • Kitchen –  standard kitchen cabinets and work surfaces as shown on plan, fitted appliances including oven, hob, sink, freezer, refrigerator.
  • Bathrooms – including standard bathroom fixtures and fittings to all bathrooms/shower rooms, and part tiling.
  • External painting.
  • Whole house mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system – extraction in kitchen / bathrooms

We will usually handle building regulations application and approvals, and manage the overall build to the above specification.


  • Underfloor heating and / or air source heat pumps optional extra
  • Outside lights
  • Door bell
  • Security alarm
  • Under-cupboard lighting in kitchen
  • Solar panels
  • Log burning stove and flue (not usually recommended)
  • Any extra work may involve an additional project management fee.


What you’ll need to do to move in:-

  • Supply kitchen/laundry appliances not provided; for example microwave oven,  washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Install fitted wardrobes and hanging rails (where not supplied).
  • Decoration – if a specific colour or wallpaper is required, this may be extra (but can be quoted for).
  • Carpets if required.
  • Organise electricity and gas suppliers, telephone, internet and satellite TV.
  • Inform council of new address.




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