Builiding Project Management

Our Approach to Project Management: Insights from an Experienced Builder

Constructing a new house, extension or conversion involves a wide range of materials, skilled tradesmen and financial oversight. As time-served builders who’ve been in the trade for over 15 years, we thought we’d share some practical insights on how we manage projects effectively, from start to finish.

A guide to building regulations

A Guide to Different Types of Building Regulations in the UK

Building regulations play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, sustainability, and functionality of structures across the UK. As experienced builders and developers, we are well-versed in ensuring all our work meets the standards defined at national and local levels. This blog outlines the various types of building regulations and their significance to you as the property owner when embarking on a new project, regardless of its size.

Planning advice

A Brief Guide to Understanding UK Planning Permission

Are you embarking on a construction project or property modification? Navigating planning permission is a crucial step to ensure your project aligns with local regulations and benefits both the community and the environment. Dales Developments can provide advice on the types of permissions you may need depending on the size and location of your project but it is also worth reading this guide for a break-down of the UK planning permission process.

Architecture Advice

Selecting an Architect for Your Building Project

Embarking on a building project demands careful planning and a pivotal decision – choosing the right architect to shape your vision into reality. Whilst this blog serves as your guide to navigating the process of selecting an architect, we have a range of architectural contacts across the region and can put you in touch with those that we have worked with and trust.

Winter building and roofing using covered rain-proof scaffolding

We've just finished a job on a two-storey house conversion on which we used a covered scaffolding. During the torrential rain of recent weeks it meant we could make steady progress without rain breaks.

Useful Links for Building Advice in the Dales

The links below provide information about building planning applications in Yorkshire and Lancashire.