At John Webster Architecture, we offer 2 service levels to our clients.

Silver & Gold Architectural services packages.

We want to keep things simple and easy to understand for our clients.

Silver Package:

The Silver Package offered by us includes the following. 

  • An initial phone or Zoom call to discuss the project in detail.
  • One site visit is carried out to conduct a site survey
  • Design drawings are prepared with unlimited revisions until the design is confirmed. 
  • Prepare drawings for a planning or certificate of lawfulness application, and submit the planning application, 
  • liaise with the Planning department on your behalf (the client)
  • Obtain a fee quote from a Structural Engineer, if required, and liaises with them. 
  • Drawings and specifications are then prepared for a building warrant, building warrant application is submitted, liaising with Building Standards to facilitate approval.
  • Finally, we send the client-approved building warrant documents.

Who is the Silver package suited to?

It's ideal for you if you are a homeowner or property owner who is planning a residential building project and requires assistance with obtaining planning permission and a building warrant. You may not have previous experience in dealing with the planning department and building standards and would benefit from guidance and support through the process.


While we do not offer a Contract Administration or Project Management service, we do offer a construction assistance package, this includes administration services to ensure that your construction project runs smoothly from start to finish.

This includes everything in the Silver Package but also includes.

  • We will provide up to 3 Contractors (if required) with approved building warrant drawings to help contractors price the project.
  • We will help set up a contract between you and the contractor.
  • Notify building standards when work is due to start. 
  • 3x site visits (one at the intermediate stage, when structure, insulation and fire stopping of services at the pre-plaster stage in line with CCNP, one visit at practical completion, and one visit for the completion inspection) We will Submit photos taken on-site and by the client or contractor & submit stages of work notices. The purpose of these visits is to accompany the Building Standards Officer during their visits and to obtain photographic evidence for submission to the Building Standards portal. 
  • Provide telephone and text support during construction for client queries. (During normal office hours only)
  • Submit all necessary certificates and complete the application for the completion certificate. 

Who is the Gold package suited to?

The gold service package is designed for homeowners who want administrative support for their construction project from start to finish. This package includes all the services provided in the Silver package plus additional administrative support through the construction phase.

Please note that this service is not:

  • Project Management Role (day-to-day supervision of builders)
  • Construction Supervision (No supervision of builders work)
  • Contract administration role