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Schedule of rates

Initial visit   Free of charge
Initial report   £500 (refer note 6 below)
Full service    
New Build Bracket 1 7% of project value
Extension Bracket 2 

10% of project value
Special services    
Feasibility studies  Bracket 3  

Time charged at £65 per hour
Expert opinion
Defects report
Site or building surveys or inspection
Site or option appraisal
Specialist consultants    At cost if required
Local authority consent fees   By client (an estimate will be provided in the Initial Report).
Stage charges  
Outline proposal   15% of fee
Scheme design; Planning application   20% of fee
Detail Design; Warrant application   25% of fee
Specifications; contract documents   15% of fee
Tender action   5% of fee
Site works   20% of fee


  1. The above rates, to comply with normal construction industry standards, are exclusive of VAT, which will be charged at the prevailing rate.
  2. The rates include normal expenses such as local travel and prints.  Unusual expenses such as long distance travel or colour reproduction may be additionally charged by prior agreement.
  3. Invoices are issued at stage (or agreed part stage) completion, and on 14 day payment terms.  The client must settle prior to commencing the next stage.
  4. Copyright on all drawings and designs remains with Wylie Shanks Architects.
  5. The appointment and scope of service will be in accordance with the current edition of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Conditions of Appointment, sections 1 and 2, and as adjusted in the Initial Report.  A copy of this will be issued at Step 4, or upon request.  The contents of this brochure are not intended to form part of the contract.
  6. The Initial report fee is an advance payment to the fee account, but only if our service reaches tender stage.
  7. Commissions below £50,000 if accepted will attract a minimum fee of £5,000.