Fees and Terms

INITIAL CONSULTATION

The Visit

Visit fee: £50.00 (maximum of two hours on site)

Travel costs: £0.50 per mile beyond ten miles from registered address

Payment due: within one week of visit

The Survey & Site Analysis

Topia Design survey & analysis fee: from £300.00 depending on size and complexity of site

Payment due: following completion of the Site Survey and Site Analysis

DESIGN PACKAGE

The full design fee will be 15% of the project budget.  This sum will be invoiced as follows:

The Concept

The fee for The Concept stage of the Design Package is 30% of the overall full design fee and is payable upon presentation of the concept design.

The Layout

The fee for The Layout stage of the Design Package is 40% of the overall full design fee and is payable upon presentation of the layout documents.

PLANTING DETAILS

The fee for the Planting Details stage of the Design Package is 30% of the overall full design fee and is payable upon presentation of the planting documents.

TENDERING & OTHER

The fees for these services are at a pre-agreed cost or hourly rate.

EXPENSES

Travel £0.50 per mile beyond ten miles from registered address.

Printing, photographs, etc. are extra unless stated otherwise.

OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS

In the event of the services of a specialist consultant being required to perform some aspect of the work not within the scope of our services, e.g. structural engineer, land surveyor or architect, charges will be billed at cost plus 10%.

DISBURSEMENTS

Disbursements will be invoiced separately.