Jade3 has a wealth of local, national and overseas experience in a variety of work sectors. Jade3 has vast experience in dealing with different project sectors and their viabilities. Jade3 works well with local authorities and other third party consultants.
Jade3 will provide feasibility studies to assist clients with the viability of the sites or buildings prior to clients making the offer to secure them. In this way, little effort and minimise the abortive costs prior to purchasing the opportunity or moving any schemes forward.
Jade3 understand the planning process and works with in house planners to ensure that a positive planning outcome can be achieved where possible. Jade3 will advise on the following pre-planning submissions on
- Outline planning applications
- Full Planning applications
- Listed building consent applications
- Advertisement consent applications
- Change of use applications
- Lawful development certifications etc.
Jade3 has also been involved with a variety of listed buildings and often within conservation areas. Jade3 understand the need in preserving the setting and character of existing historic buildings. Jade3 works well with local authority’s conservation officers in reaching compromised design solutions in order to provide fresh use for otherwise vacant and dilapidated listed buildings. In this way, the old building use classifications can readapt to suit new trends in order that its historic characters are preserved when new use classifications have been introduced.
Jade3 also has great technical solution that are tried and tested to ensure that awkward details can be solved in a practical and cost effective manner. Occasionally will provide creative and innovative solutions to deal with any potential site issues. Jade3 also works with local building control officers and approved inspectors to ensure that building details meet with the building control requirements.
Jade3 also works with local police liaison officers in an attempt in ensuring the design takes into account to reduce crime.
Jade3 also work in collaboration with signage suppliers to ensure that the advertisement consent application for signage are achievable.
Jade3 also provides building surveys that can assist with initial design.
The following are some but not all the use classification that Jade3 are involved.
Jade3 has also been involved in researching sustainable methods of construction, ie using shipping containers and also floating homes to combat flooding issues.
Jade3 provides simple diagrammatic or detailed masterplaning scope of services. This is to create developable plots with minimum infrastructures so that large sites can be carved up and capability in selling or developing in phases to suit demand or funding availabilities.
Jade3 has a wealth of practical solutions in refurbishment projects from small to large projects of various building types. Many buildings have passed its original intended use and in this challenging economic often becomes vacant. Jade3 would be able to advise on how it can be refurbished so that it can become active again.
The office concepts have evolved in many different directions in recent times due to the prolonged recession and uncertainties of Brexit. As a result of the state of the arts technologies available, offices of today are getting smaller and smaller. In fact the town and city centre offices are becoming less desirable due to little parking spaces available( despite within good transportation networks) and also due to high rental and rates. Therefore many office buildings in towns and city centres across the country are become vacant. Therefore a new lease of use classifications would be required to readapt these buildings. Jade3 understand the practical solutions needed in an attempt to preserve the longevity of these buildings through being in occupation and hence Jade3 can assist with change of use process.
Jade3 understand the industrial and warehousing philosophy and can assist clients to maximise the developable site.
Jade3 also has innovative knowledge of healthcare work and understanding the needs of how patients and the medical team interact with each other.
Educational projects has also been a challenging use classification due to little funding available. However, Jade3 can assist to advise how spaces can be doubled up for other uses and allows to create alternative revenues for the schools, colleges or Universities.
Jade3 have been involved with grand vision on leisure buildings and can advise on its functionalism.
Jade3 have also been involved in creating some iconic interior design for restaurants.
Jade3 have designed a few one off large residential homes. Jade3 also understand the mass housing and apartments style type design matrix.
Jade3 has also been involved in some charitable design work and have been recognised for their charitable contribution and have been awarded Winner of the Kirklees Excellence in the Community Awards.