Generally house extensions will be permitted, providing that they reflect and enhance the appearance of the existing property, adjoining properties, and their setting in terms of scale, design and materials. However, there are a substantial number of detailed issues that need to be taken into account in designing domestic extensions.
Ensuring your project stays within budget is arguably the most important factor when embarking on a domestic extension or conversion project. We’ve listed five of our top tips to ensure you don’t over-shoot your build budget.
Under the UK Town and County Planning system, planning permission is required for all development; development being defined as carrying out building, engineering, mining or other operations, over or under land. Development also covers a material change of use of any building or land.
We’re aware that embarking on a construction project can be a daunting prospect. From costing and designing extensions to permitted development and building regulations, this step-by-step guide will provide you pointers and key bits of information, to ensure your project runs as smoothly as possible.
How much does a house extension cost? It’s almost always once of the first questions that we get asked when attending a homeowner’s property, so we thought it would be a good idea to do a short post on the topic with the aim of trying to answer it.
Converting your abandoned attic space into a useable room can be one of the most cost effective ways of adding significant value to your home, whilst increasing your liveable space – whether it is for an ensuite bedroom, study or playroom.