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Civil Engineering Consultancy Services in Cheshire and the UK

Practical, Accurate and Cost Effective Solutions for Your Project



 What We Can Do for You

At Surface Design Ltd we can oversee every stage of the design process from the initial site investigation/appraisal stage through to the detailed design and the final technical approval. We specialise in the design of housing development infrastructure but can also provide services for commercial and industrial projects. For more information about our civil engineering consultancy services in Cheshire and the UK, please contact us at Surface Design Ltd.




Highways & Drainage Appraisals

  • Existing drainage assessment
  • Preliminary road levels
  • Preliminary drainage
  • Preliminary finished floor levels
  • Indicative underbuild & retention

*Cut & fill based on a preliminary design if required

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Adoptable Highways & Drainage Detailed Design

Road Design to Adoptable Standard

  • Road centreline setting out
  • Road & kerb setting out
  • Longitudinal sections
  • Junction setting out
  • Road construction details & specification to adoptable standard for relevant council
  • Section 38 layout and relevant drawings to form S38 submission and amendments carried out to technical approval
  • Section 278 works
  • Ground modeling

 Drainage Design to Adoptable Standard

  • Impermeable areas
  • Drainage modelling and calculations
  • Adoptable drainage layout
  • Longitudinal sections
  • Surface water & foul manhole schedules
  • 1:20 manhole schedules (if required)
  • Flood routing plan
  • Pump station compound layout (if required)

Adoptable design includes liaison with relevant authorities through to technical approval. To learn more about our civil engineering consultancy services in Cheshire and the UK, please contact us at Surface Design Ltd.




Private Works Design

Detailed external levels and private drainage design based on our detailed site design.

Note: Private works design also undertaken based on detailed design carried out by others.

Housing development Infrastructure

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External Levels Design

This includes:

  • Setting floor levels
  • Level access ensuring Part M
  • Underbuild identified and height specified
  • Retention identified and height specified
  • Drive gradients set
  • Private gully/ACO locations
  • Garden gradients set
  • Private car parks designed

Private Drainage Design

  • Surface water & foul private drainage design
  • Cost effective design with appropriate cover based on external levels design
  • Cover levels and invert levels shown
  • Pick up points identified and noted
  • Drag out levels and setting out provided





Site Visits

  • Drainage surveys and dye testing
  • Site assessment prior to design
  • On site advice
  • Assessments during site construction progress

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Plot Setting Out

  • Setting out coordinates provided on clearly marked layout for site use
  • AutoCAD files provided to assist with site setting out

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Cut & Fill Analysis

  • Cut & fill modelling to produce contours drawings and cut/fill figures
  • Both preliminary and detailed cut and fill analysis undertaken

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Flood Risk Assessments

Production of comprehensive flood risk assessments and drainage strategies with supporting drawings and calculations.

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