HBS Consult

HBS Consult offer a range of design and consultancy services for all mechanical and electrical building engineering services including feasibility studies, condition reports, outline design, detailed design, cost planning/budgeting, consultant oversight and project management, and carry Professional Indemnity Insurance of up to £5M.

Our team have experience working as part of the project design team on new and existing buildings nationally across many sectors including hotel & leisure, retail, education, general commercial and industrial. The team of highly motivated designers and support staff will support the wider design team in establishing the brief, developing the design through concept, spatial coordination, technical and construction stages, and can assist with quality assurance for ongoing projects including commissioning, handover and post occupancy evaluation (inc seasonal commissioning).

Feasibility Studies and Assisting with Initial Planning Applications

Undertaking on-site surveys or desktop reviews, our professional engineering team of designers and project managers can analytically assess the feasibility of a range of engineering solutions, including plant/system replacement & upgrades or new installations; providing a detailed report that includes option-appraisal, lifecycle costing, buildability and cost planning.

Design Development

Developing outline or scheme designs through all pre-construction stages of the RIBA Plan of Work and supporting the wider design team in preparing coordinated information for tendering and construction purposes.

Cost Planning/Budgeting

Project cost is undoubtedly a significant driver for any construction project, whether small or large. Our experienced team will develop detailed cost plans and project expenditure forecasts to assist the professional team in early-stage project viability assessment, as well as monitoring costs as projects move through to the construction stage.

Detailed Design & Drawings

We offer a detailed design and drawing service which can be tailored to match client requirements. The team can provide outline scheme drawings through to detailed design drawings including coordination, and can offer the production of outline performance or detailed project-specific specifications.

Project Management & Consultant Oversight

Our experienced and professional project managers offer a management-only solution to give end-user clients comfort that their project is being delivered on-programme and on-budget. We can also offer a design-oversight role in which our skilled designers audit D&B design drawings and specification to ensure compliance with the relevant regulations and contract documents.