Principal Design CDM

RAM Building Consultancy through their team of certified, experienced and qualified personnel can provide our clients with Principal Designer, Designer and CDM Client Adviser services for all construction projects.


Our experience is wide ranging from small refurbishment projects with a value as small as £45,000, up to large projects with values in excess of £9million. This service of Principle Designer can be provided as a package within our building consultancy services or as a project specific service.


Principal Design & CDM roles and duties which we would fulfil are as listed out below:

  • Informing the client of their duties under the regulations

  • Planning, managing and monitoring health and safety in the pre-construction phase, including; identifying, eliminating or controlling foreseeable risks; and ensuring designers carry out their duties

  • Helping compile pre-construction information and providing it to designers and contractors

  • Preparing the health and safety file and then reviewing, updating and revising it as the project progresses

  • Liaising with the principal contractor to help in the planning, managing, monitoring and co-ordination of the construction phase

  • Taking into account the general principles of prevention

  • Ensuring that all persons working in relation to the pre-construction phase cooperate with the client, the principal designer and each other

  • Checking that designers have sufficient skills, knowledge, experience and (if they are an organisation) the organisational capability to carry out the work