Building consultants

Construction is a complicated process, so it is essential to get good advice from the very start. Consultants can advise on issues like restoration and conservation of old or listed buildings, planning requirements and how to minimise the ecological impact of building.

The following organisations are able to provide consultancy work around sustainable building in the S Wales area.

The information is structured in the following way:

  • Organisation
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Personal contact
  • Website
  • Description of services / sustainable development credentials * written by the individual companies


Acer Ecology
16 Wordsworth Avenue
Penarth
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 2RL
029 20023299
07970 186 788
enquiries@acerecology.co.uk
Paul Hudson
www.acerecology.co.uk

Acer Ecology is an ecological and wildlife consultancy based in Cardiff, South Wales. We provide a full range of ecological and wildlife services from scoping and protected species survey through to impact assessment, mitigation design, implementation and monitoring.

All specialisms are covered including bats, birds, great crested newts, dormouse, reptiles, water voles, badgers and invertebrates.

Alwyn Jones Penseiri Architects
The Bank
5 Cardiff Road
Taffs Well
Cardiff
CF15 7RA
029 20810080
post@alwynjones.com

This specialist practice was established by Alwyn Jones in l992 with the aim of working exclusively in the creative re-use of existing, often historic, buildings and the design of new buildings in sensitive locations. Our work with historic buildings makes use of natural resources and techniques that minimise our effect on the environment and that create sensitive and healthy buildings. We are fully qualified in the design of low-energy buildings and good environmental design.

Buildings for Tomorrow Ltd
Adeiladau ar gyfer Yfory

30, Northumberland St
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1NA

07879 227741
Sue Waring
sue.waring@buildingsfortomorrow.co.uk
www.buildingsfortomorrow.co.uk

Buildings for Tomorrow can provide BREEAM Assessments for Offices, Schools and Bespoke BREEAM projects as well as Code for Sustainable Homes and Ecohomes Assessments.
We can also provide Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies which consider ways to integrate renewable technologies such as solar water heating, solar photovoltaics, heat pumps, biomass heating, wind power etc into a development. Prices are available on request

CodeConsult Limited
Neath Abbey Wharf
Neath
SA10 6BL
01792 815647
info@codeconsult.co.uk
Carl Morris
www.codeconsult.co.uk

Codeconsult offers services in the assessment and consultancy, for the Code for Sustainable Homes. Our services are supported by a knoweldge of the build process and many years of experience in the design & build of all types of buildings. We can also offer a build service through our in house company Eco-build Wales Limited, thus ensuring continuity in satisfying the Code.

David Clements Ecology Ltd
Carlton House
5 Herbert Terrace
Penarth
CF64 2AH
029 20350120
clements-d@dce.org.uk
David Clements
www.dce.org.uk

Ecological, Environmental Assessment and protected species consultancy services; survey and assessment, mitigation measures; planning and development issues affecting wildlife; habitats and species; conservation and management; research and strategic studies.

Michael Cox and Co
17 Heol Mynydd Bychan
Heath
Cardiff
CF14 4NL
07968 336341
02920 623336
mike@michaelcoxandco.com
Mike Cox
www.michaelcoxandco.com

All non-domestic Clients must appoint a competent CDM Coordinator and then Competent Designers and Contractors as soon as significant design commences. I have trained with the Association of Project Safety and I'm on their register of CDM Coordinators, that's the RMaPS qualification I carry. This is one of only two recognised routes by the HSE to ensure competence. I also provide Project Management Services based on over 35 years experience in the construction industry. I also provide other services BREEAM, Project Management, Waste Management, CEEQUAL and Quantity Surveying via an associate company.


Plan-It Design
17 Tyn y Cae Grove
Rhiwbina
Cardiff
CF14 6DB
02920 627 667
Laurencepc@yahoo.co.uk
Laurence Clarke

We provide energy efficient design and building advice for home owners undertaking refurbishment, extension or new build. Liaison with Building Control to ensure all work meets current building regulations. Advice on designing for energy efficiency, including utilising passive solar energy, specifying energy efficient heating systems and increasing levels of insulation.

Reegen – Energy & Environment
Parc Merlin
Glan yr Afon Industrial Estate
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3FF
0845 2269 416
breeam@reegen.co.uk
01970 632058
Janet Sanders
www.reegen.co.uk

Independent consultancy based in Aberystwyth. Licensed to undertake BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes assessments and can undertake SAP and SBEM calculations.  Our services are designed to assist developers, businesses, local authorities, communities and householders.  Based in mid Wales we work all over the UK. Our team have over 10 years experience in renewable energy, community regeneration, green buildings and sustainable development. Our philosophy is to work with our clients to provide a high quality, efficient and friendly service.

Rounded Developments Enterprises
63 Clive Road
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1HH
029 20373094
info@rounded-developments.org.uk
Peter Draper
www.rounded-developments.org.uk

Rounded Developments Enterprises provides a 'sustainability service' to community groups and individuals. RDE will visit your premises and provide you with a report that indicates where you can apply sustainable development principles into your project. This will include advice of available materials and techniques that could be applied to your building.

T Graham Davies Planning Consultant
Llys Penydarren
Penydarren Park
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8YW
01685 722511

 

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