Our frequently asked questions

Do I need a Building Warrant?2024-04-11T11:15:41+00:00

A building warrant is generally required to erect, alter, extend, convert or demolish a building.

Do I need Planning Permission?2024-04-11T11:15:00+00:00

A ‘smaller’ project may just need a Building Warrant not planning permission if the building project does not impact the surrounding area.

If I have my Building Warrant Approved, what do I do now?2024-04-11T11:14:38+00:00

Email us your Approved warrant drawings, then we can set up a site visit and begin your quote.

Can I get a quote if I have no drawings?2024-04-11T11:14:16+00:00

We are unable to give a detailed quote if you have no drawings however, we can give a rough estimate, this can be subject to change once drawings are approved.

Do Thistle Trade Group use subcontractors?2024-04-11T11:13:54+00:00

Yes. We have well established relationships with many contractors in Edinburgh and surrounding areas who have had made great contributions to projects we have completed over the years.

Can I still live in my property during the build?2024-04-11T11:13:18+00:00

This all depends on the project. You may have to move out of your home for health and safety at some stages of the build, again all dependent on the scale of the build.

Do you offer free, no obligation quotes?2024-04-11T11:12:24+00:00

Of course. We are happy to carry out a site visit at your property at a time that suits you, we will then pass any information to our quotes department who will be in touch with your free no obligation quote.

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