Day Cummins Ltd




Our staff includes RIBA Chartered Architects, all of whom are registered with the Architects Registration Board as required by the Architects Act 1997.

We provide services from feasibility studies through to planning approval, building regulation approval and practical completion of the construction process.

We operate high-end IT equipment which enables us to deliver drawings, visualisations, presentation material and graphics to a high standard for large format colour printing or transfer to CD or DVD. We are equipped to produce realistic walk-through & fly-through animation, photomontage and composite images, through to traditional watercolour perspectives and freehand line drawings.

We are able to provide Sustainable and Environmental Advice including Low Carbon Building Studies.


Building and Quantity Surveyors

“Providing sensible and deliverable property asset solutions”

Our experienced surveying team included four RICS Chartered Surveyors, comprising of three building and onE quantity surveyor, who are supported by both graduate surveyors and an experienced team of architectural technicians.

Our team of surveyors are fully conversant with both traditional and modern forms of construction and are able to provide advice on the following professional services:

Building Surveyors

• RICS Building and Condition Reports
• Schedules of Condition
• Quinquennial Surveys (Church of England Approved Inspectors)
• Remedial Repairs and Planned Maintenance
• Building Defect Analysis and Reporting
• Dispute Resolution and Expert Witness (Construction & Costs)
• Party Wall etc. Act 1996
• Insurance Works and Property Damage Reinstatement
• Building Alteration and Refurbishment (Plans & Specifications)
• DDA Compliance
• Disabled Adaptations and Improvements
• Project Monitoring and Contract Management

Quantity Surveyors

• Budget Cost Estimates
• Elemental Cost Plans
• Cost Analysis
• Construction Dispute Scott Schedules
• Property Rebuild Insurance Valuations
• Procurement Advice and Tender Reports
• Forms of Contract / Construction Law
• Bills of Quantities
• Production of Builders Quantities
• Schedules of Work
• Cost Control, Valuations and Final Account
• Value Engineering / Management
• Life Cycle Costs

In addition we work closely with selected external consultants to provide the following additional services:

• Structural Surveys
• Capital Allowance Valuations and Advice
• Ecological Surveys
• Aerial Surveys

Our expertise ensures that our dedicated surveying staff are able to meet and confidently deliver our clients requirements in both a professional and efficent manner, within agreed time scales.


CDM Coordinators

Day Cummins Limited is an Association for Project Safety (APS) Registered Practice, giving automatic pre-qualification against Appendix 4 Competency Assessment Criteria of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007). Our experienced staff, includes two in-house Registered CDM Co-ordinators. We are able to provide essential advice to all our Clients with regard to the current CDM Regulations & Health & Safety in general

We are able to provide a full CDM Coordinator service including:

• Advice to Clients, Principal Contractors, Contractors and Designers on the discharge of their CDM duties
• Competency checks of Designers and Contractors
• Project Notification to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) where appropriate
• Development of the Project Information Resource and collection / production of the Pre Construction Information
• Design Risk Management advice
• Advice on the production of the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and development of this document throughout the   Construction Phase
• Assistance with co-ordination of design work and cooperation between CDM duty holders
• Production of the Health & Safety File using information provided by CDM duty holders
• Management of the Health & Safety File on behalf of the Client

We are able to give advice on the anticipated changes to the above regulations, currently proposed by the HSE and which, subject to Ministerial and Parliamentary scrutiny, are planned to come into force in April 2015.


SAP Assessor

We have an accredited SAP assessor who can provide Energy Performance Certification and SAP assessments


Code for Sustainable Homes

We offer a "Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor" service to cover new build schemes in England and have an in-house BRE Licensed Assessor.

We also provide "Eco Homes Assessor" services and have an in-house BRE Licensed Assessor.

Eco Homes is still the assessment scheme for all refurbishment and alteration projects and for all new housing schemes in Scotland.

Day Cummins Ltd is a Licensed Code for Sustainable Homes Organisation and a Licensed Eco Homes Organisation.


Please contact us for more information on any of the above.