The Building Stages

Stage 1 – Structural Work

Foundations and floor slab
Brickwork up to first floor
Floors in
Complete brickwork, roof and make watertight

Stage 2 – First Fix

Initial plumbing
Main plumbing
Main electrical work
Main carpentry, staircases
Internal ceilings, formation of rooms
Drylining (plasterboard lining)

Stage 3 – Second Fix

Taps, sanitaryware
Sockets and switches
Architraves, skirting and doors
Wall tiles, if applicable

Stage 4 – External Works

External works
Rendering finishes
Garden, patio, fencing

Stage 5 – Finals

Kitchen fitted
Floor tiles, if applicable
Final plumbing, electrical work, and, carpentry
Final decoration
Final site manager’s inspection
Final customer care inspection and cleaning prior to occupation

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