33 Manchester UK Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service firm to design and build your entire Manchester UK project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
HousX +44 161 431 3080
Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 2YY, United Kingdom
HousX provide a one stop house extension solution taking care of the design, planning permission, budget and crucially the building of your house extension right through to... Read More
Colin Baird +44 161 747 3040
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M41 5SE, United Kingdom
I carry out building and carpentry work in and around South Manchester. Projects carried out include: - Loft conversions; - Full house refurbishments; - Kitchens and... Read More
grasscroft, Greater Manchester, ol4 4je, United Kingdom
Established for 30yrs oldfield are a medium size construction company owned and run by brothers Andy & Stew potts, all our staff are employed and fully qualified in there specific... Read More
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M130DJ, United Kingdom
Architecture/Design - Advice? office@jasperotto.co.uk - Extension Quote? TEXT Your Name + Address + Extension Details to 07841474265 - Or call us on 0161 818 6218 Read More
The Building Group +44 7506 938266
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 4EL, United Kingdom
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Johnston Charles +44 161 883 1033
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5LW, United Kingdom
Office space design and build consultancy Read More
WSC Group Design and Build +44 844 493 1493
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4WQ, United Kingdom
From concept to completion - or at any stage in between WSC Construction Ltd offers a broad and diverse range of construction services, ranging from minor repairs and maintenance... Read More
Monaghan Building +44 7779 971368
Manchester, M26 3AD, United Kingdom
Perfection is not an act, it's a habit. Read More
Overbury plc +44 447715105630
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M50 3BE, United Kingdom
Commercial Design & Build services Read More
seasonal +44 7581 158612
Oldham, M401NA, United Kingdom
NGM Joinery and Building +44 7973 922665
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M437TP, United Kingdom
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M22 5TG, United Kingdom
Developers of bespoke luxury homes Read More
Edengate homes +44 845 299 7212
manchester, Greater Manchester, m217gj, United Kingdom
Total Building Solutions +44 844 811 8212
Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 5HD, United Kingdom
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Holmleigh +44 844 854 2552
Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5 7QU, United Kingdom
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What is a design-build firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which oftens speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a design-and-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-and-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find a design-build firm on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Manchester UK design-build firms. You may also look through Manchester UK photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it.
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