Renovation of a Townhouse in Alloa

April 2010.


This Grade B Listed Townhouse dates from the late 19th Century. The client purchased the top two floor, with Planning Permission to sub-divide into three separate flats. Capital A Architecture Ltd. acted as a consultant for the developer, and lodged a successful Building Warrant and made several amendments to the Historic interior, which required careful negotiation with Historic Scotland.

Construction Costs

The project cost £150,000 + VAT.


These costs were relevant when the project was completed in 2010. Prices have changed since this was built, see this post for more details of current construction costs.

Contractors and Consultants

BUILDER: S. Ewing and Sons Ltd.


STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS: WMA.

Architects Fees

For a similar project Capital A would charge the following fees;



Feasibly Study - £2,475


Planning Application - £2,200


Building Warrant Application - £4,150


Pre-Construction (Tender) - £2,200


Construction Stage - £4,800


Post-Construction (Snagging) - £300



See this page for more details on the stages of a project.


See this page for more details on Architects Fees.

Consultants Costs and Other Fees

Structural Engineers - £2,500 (aprox)


Energy Consultant - £100


Planning Application Fee to Local Council - £401


Building Warrant Application Fee to Local Council - £1,340

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Capital A offer a free, no obligation consultation if your property is in Edinburgh, The Lothians, Fife or Dundee and your construction budget is above £50k.
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REGISTERED OFFICE: Capital A Architecture Ltd. 8 Cameron Drive, Falkland, Fife, KY15 7DL. Registered as a Company in Scotland. Company Number SC374502. 2018 All Rights Reserved
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