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Frequently asked questions

Choosing a dental build contractor – things to consider

Finding the right dental build contractor for your project throws up lots of questions…

To help you, we’ve compiled our answers to those asked most often

What geographical area do you cover?

We cover the whole of the UK.

Based in Lancashire, we are perfectly positioned to travel north, south, east and west. For projects outside a daily commute, our teams relocate and reside in local accommodation for the duration of your project, at no additional cost to you.

Are your site visits free of charge?

Yes.

Every site visit includes an in-depth consultation, site survey, design and planning, followed by a detailed estimate – with all the costs covered by us.

Do you provide detailed estimates?

Yes.

After our site visit, you will receive a fully itemised and detailed estimate so you’re fully aware of every element of the works and associated costs.

With no hidden fees, there can be no nasty surprises.

Do you offer a Design and Planning Service?

Yes.

At your site visit, we’ll discuss your requirements and come back to you with detailed plans and an estimate.

We’re great at liaising with Architects and Dental Cabinetry and Equipment Suppliers at the design and planning stage too.

What building services do you offer?

Our full range of services ensures we can take care of your dental practice construction from design to completion:

  • Design & planning for new builds or refurbishments
  • Construction & fit-out from single surgeries to multiple practices
  • Free project management
  • Mechanical & electrical services – dental chairs and cabinetry
  • Radiation protection – lead-lined walls and doors
  • Dental decontamination room design, supply & installation
  • Electrical works – Lighting, fire alarms, re-wiring & data
  • Flooring design & installations
  • Interior Decoration – wall covering advice & application
  • Bespoke joinery – internal & external
  • Air conditioning & heat recovery – design & installation
  • Plumbing systems – design & installation
  • Shopfronts & entrances – design & installation
  • Helpful handover
  • Staff installations training
Can you work with our chosen cabinetry and equipment supplier?

Yes – we do this on a regular basis.

We encourage you to get us board at the design stage, so we can work closely with you and your chosen dental cabinetry and equipment supplier.

Our clients benefit from our practical input and compliance knowledge, to faciliate the smooth running of their project.

Can you recommend a cabinet and equipment supplier?

Yes – if you’re wondering who to go for dental cabinetry and equipment, we can help.

We have long-standing relationships with leading suppliers and are happy to make a recommendation based on your specific requirements and help you get the best value for money.

Do you take care of Project Management?

Yes and it’s FREE.

You will have a dedicated Site Foreman on your project ensuring your build is done right, on time, and on budget.

This keeps downtime and disruption to a minimum and makes the whole process as painless as possible.

Do you have your own team or do you sub-contract?

We have a highly skilled and competent in-house team which includes joiners, plumbing engineers, electrical engineers, plasterers, decorators and labourers.

Our approved sub-contractors, who we’ve worked closely with on numerous projects to date, can bring additional specialist skills to your project.

Do you work on NHS practices?

Yes, as well as private practices we work on NHS practices too.

Do you have knowledge of CQC and HTM regulations?

Yes.

As a specialist dental fit-out building contractor, we have a comprehensive knowledge of dental practice legislation, including CQC requirements and HTM regulations.

What health and safety procedures do you have in place?

During our time on site, the health, safety and welfare of you, your patients and our team is our number one priority.

We pride ourselves on our exemplary health and safety record and have the CHAS and Safe-contractor Accreditations to show for this.

Our in-house Health and Safety Manager oversees all aspects of health and safety and staff training requirements.

Our team are trained and certified in the issues surrounding asbestos, and our Site Foremen have the relevant SMSTS certification to be able to run your project.

Full risk assessments and method statements will be provided for your project.

We also provide CDM services (Construction, Design and Management Regulations) for our own use and on your behalf to ensure that regulations are covered.

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Our team have been fully briefed on HSE current site operating procedures.

Do you take care of Building Regulations Approval?

Yes.

We can submit your project for Building Regulations Approval either with your Local Authority or via an outside Agency,

We also provide CDM services (Construction, Design and Management Regulations) for our own use and on your behalf to ensure that regulations are covered.

Can you provide references from other dental practices?

Yes.

We pride ourselves on our high standards of service delivery and our clients are always willing to provide references, discuss their experience of working with us and share photos of their new practices.

Something else you’d like to know?
Please do get in touch and we’ll be happy to help – call us on 01254 351511 or email: info@ndc-ltd.co.uk

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