Period meets contemporary: Extensions
home extensions on listed buildings above the ‘sympathetic’ style of extension that attempts to ) also supports contemporary extensions. SPAB’s website states that “new work should complement, not Extensions Period meets contemporary: Extensions experience of, adding contemporary extensions to older properties. Not only will they possess the right aesthetics. That said, many of these extensions don't always look quite right, with modern building styled extensions. While these look worlds apart from the original building, they can also perfectly
5 legal quirks you should know about before extending your home 
storey extensions can all be built under what’s known as ‘Permitted Development’ rights. There are specific requirements on how big and where Permitted Development extensions can be, as well as that the government planning guidance”. Even extremely contemporary looking extensions can sometimes be added Extensions anyway when it comes to the quirks surrounding home extensions.   There’s such a thing as a ‘right to regulations surrounding home extensions, however are not always the clearest or easiest things to
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A quick guide to two-storey extensions
much, two-storey extensions are far more cost-effective and can take roughly the same amount of time A quick guide to two-storey extensions Extensions extension could be the best way to gain the most new space inside. Want to learn more about two-storey extensions? three metres from the original rear wall of your home, for instance, but only if total extensions
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How to survive: A side return extension 
then that side return extensions have become one of the most popular home improvements, particularly
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Permitted development: what is it and what extension projects does it cover?
single storey extensions. This is because of their low profile as well as the fact they protrude neighbouring property. In order to be permissible, extensions and outbuildings must not exceed 50 metres in height. Furthermore, two storey extensions are not allowed to protrude more than three metres % of the area of ‘original house’, so the size of any previous extensions must be taken into storey rear extensions Two storey rear extensions have some restrictions in place if they are to be
Home improvements that don’t need Planning Permission
50% of the property’s total outside area. However, you need to include any existing extensions are allowed to add extensions under PD at twice the size normally permitted. This means you can add
NEED 2 KNOW – Home improvements in conservation areas
.” You still have ‘permitted development’ rights, though they are somewhat curbed. The only extensions you can carry out without planning permission, for example, are single storey rear extensions of no
How to live in harmony with your builder
extensions many builders will bring their own amenities including a small kettle and some mugs to cater for extensions are in most cases going to involve a team of builders working on your house five days a
Need to know – Fire safety for loft conversions
resistant at loft level. In addition to this, loft extensions such as dormers must be fire
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Install a conservatory in time for summer
you like Conservatory extensions don’t sure make great dining rooms and lounges, they can be used
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