Building Warrant Drawings

Building warrant applications made simple. Get it right first time with precision drawings from the expert architectural services team at ACJ Design.

Why do I need a building warrant?

In addition to planning permission, you will also need to apply for a building warrant from the local council before you can start building work on your home. While planning permission largely focuses on how the external structure of your home will look, to get a building warrant you will need to show that the design of your home (both inside and outside) will meet all the requirements of the latest domestic building regulations.

ACJ Design Simplifies Building Warrant Applications

The architectural services team within ACJ Design are experienced in warrant applications. We provide accurate drawings of your plans and we can act as your agent and make the application on your behalf, smoothing the process and cutting out the jargon.

Professional, Precise and Thorough

ACJ Design not only designs your property, we specify and manufacture the timber frame systems that will be used in its construction.  This means we’re uniquely qualified to produce and maintain a coherent set of accurate, version controlled drawings for every step of the process.

Once planning approval is received ACJ Design can prepare and submit the application for building warrant approval based on detailed drawings agreed with yourself in advance of the submission.  We’ll then monitor and progress the application, and respond to any technical objections raised on your behalf, while keeping you fully informed at all times.

structurally  sound

Typically, an architect wouldn’t produce full structural designs until after warrant approval. ACJ Design does things differently.  We believe that proper planning is critical to a successful outcome. No-one wants to be faced with delays and costs caused by ill-fitting connections and services clashes halfway through their build, so we have processes in place to be sure we get it right first time.

All structural designs for site, construction and production are produced in conjunction with the architectural drawings used in warrant applications. You can be confident that the services, details and features specified therein have been precisely planned and will work first time in situ.

House Builds (Tender)

If you’ve been researching your options, and have a price from a competitor, you may be surprised to learn quite how much you get from an ACJ home, in comparison with other home builders.

If you’ve been researching your options, and have a price from a competitor, you may be surprised to learn quite how much you get from an ACJ home, in comparison with other home builders.

We don’t cut corners and we won’t compromise our quality or our professional reputation for the sake of a quick sale, but we will happily review any quotation that you may have received from an alternative supplier and offer a like for like comparison.

How do we compare?

Show us the spec that you’ve been given and we’ll endeavour to create a like for like quote, allowing you to make an informed decision about the right design and build company to engage for your project.

What’s the real cost?

When you’re comparing prices, consider the whole build process, not just the bottom line. Will you be juggling several different suppliers, handling council planning departments, figuring out the latest legislation and trying to co-ordinate tradesmen, all while trying to get on with your everyday life?

ACJ has everything you need under one roof.  Take the stress out of the home building process.  We can take care of everything and everyone that you need to complete your project on time and within budget.

Design & Build

ACJ creates beautiful new homes across Moray, the Highlands and beyond. We offer a complete design and build solution, all under one roof.

Your complete design and build solution

Building a new house is a dream that many of us share. But concerns about unforeseen costs, extensive delays, project management, getting planning permission and building warrant approval can turn that dream into a nightmare if you don’t choose the right company to partner with when you build your new home.

At ACJ we can help you at every stage of the homebuilding process. We offer a complete design and build solution, from planning to construction to maintenance, so you can get on with living your life, and trust us to take care of delivering your dream.

All your services under one roof

We are uniquely placed to provide every service and trade you need to get a house from conception to completion. Your entire build can be managed by a named person at ACJ. They’ll coordinate communication between all parties and arrange the construction schedule for trades to access the site. They’ll involve you in the decision-making process and keep you informed of progress.

Without the need to involve external trades and services, we have complete control of the progress of your build, minimising delays and cutting down costs.

Local products, local services, national presence

Our homes are constructed from energy-efficient closed panels systems designed and built by craftsmen here at our Elgin premises. Since we design our own panels, we can easily tailor the build to your specification and budget, and create bespoke details and plans for you without invoking costly licensing fees as other developers do when they use third party products.

Kit homes and timber frame systems can be delivered across the UK and beyond.  Contact us on 01343 559327 to find out more.

Professional precision planning

We empower our clients from the very start, guiding you with decisions at the very beginning of the process, before any planning applications. ACJ Design can produce full 3D renders of your home to show you how features look and help with selecting your preferred finsh.  We’ll help you select one of the ACJ wall systems that best suits your needs and budget and we can advise on the best energy technology approach.

We’ll ensure all of this is done to your specification and within your budget. All planning applications, warrant applications, SER engineering is included.

Commercial Construction

ACJ Group provides design and construction services to commercial clients across Moray, the Highlands and beyond. From a simple shopfit to a complete estate.

ACJ Group works with clients across the public and private sector. We support national homebuilders, local councils, architects, individual business owners and all other commercial developers throughout Moray, the Highlands and across Scotland.

From a simple shop fit to developing a housing estate, ACJ has the construction services you need, all under one roof.  We can also support your existing client base with professional property maintenance contracts.

We can design and supply timber frame kit homes and closed panel systems to companies across Scotland and beyond.

New restaurant for Decora, Elgin

Recently, we were the main contractor in the design and development of the extensive new Millers’ restaurant complex at Decora in Elgin.  This comprehensive project included designing and constructing a large extension to the main shop premises, fitting an industrial kitchen, designing, supplying and fitting the restaurant, including servery, flooring and lighting.

View our gallery for further examples of our commercial work.

Contact us on 01343 559327 to discuss your specific requirements.

Full Build Service

Allan Cormack Joiners are the heart of the ACJ Group. Providing joinery, building and maintenance services in Moray for over 30 years.

Allan Cormack Joiners & Building Contractors is the heart of the ACJ Group.

Since 1983, we’ve been providing joinery services to clients across Moray, the Highlands and beyond.

Offering the complete range of joinery and building services, from kitchen cabinets to shop fits to new build homes, our experienced team of craftsmen have all the skills you need to complete your project, whatever the size.

In our 30 years’ in the timber frame industry, we’ve worked on extensions, garden rooms, renovations and commercial buildings such as shops and garden centres. We build energy-efficient new homes and carry out maintenance work for private and commercial clients.

Our latest development is ACJ Design, which enables us to provide a comprehensive architectural design service to our clients.

Together, we are the ACJ Group, a suite of individual yet complementary companies, providing your complete design and build solution, all under one roof.