Does a two storey extension need to comply with Building Regulations?

Most building work needs to comply with Building Regulations. Some outbuildings will not if they are under a certain size and internal works to the house will not need Building Control approval if there are no structural changes involved.  All extensions will need to comply with Building regulations and need to be signed off [...]

By |2019-09-09T12:22:48+01:00August 21st, 2019|2 Minute Read, Blog, Home Extensions|0 Comments

How big can my two storey extension be?

The size of a two storey extension will be dependent on its location and what type of planning permission you require. As described above the only location for a double storey extension on your house without the need for planning approval is on the rear.  We have however worked with several clients that were [...]

By |2019-09-18T06:11:15+01:00August 21st, 2019|5 Minute Read, Blog, Home Extensions|0 Comments

Do you need planning permission for double storey extension?

In theory you do not need planning permission for a double storey extension, however there are a lot of factors that complicate this process.  To be able to build a double storey extension without planning permission you will have to do so under Permitted Development. This means that you must comply with the guidelines [...]

By |2019-09-09T12:27:59+01:00August 21st, 2019|2 Minute Read, Blog, Home Extensions|0 Comments

Staines Upon Thames – Wrap around extension

Bungalow renovation; Veluxs and roof lanterns flood the extension with natural light Our client in Staines upon Thames contacted us with a clear vision and design brief; to add a large wrap around extension to their 2-bedroom bungalow creating a broken plan kitchen/dining/living space with ample natural light and clearly defined zones.  The designers [...]

By |2019-08-16T17:22:16+01:00August 16th, 2019|Home Extensions, Projects|0 Comments

Twickenham rear extension and loft conversion

Derelict Victorian semi receives a full make over Our client approached us after purchasing a derelict 3 bedroom Victorian semi-detached house in Twickenham. It demonstrated the typical Victorian layout with small closed off rooms with the later addition of a bathroom on the rear of the house. Our brief; create a luxury 4-bedroom family [...]

By |2019-08-16T13:30:15+01:00August 16th, 2019|Home Extensions, Loft Conversions, Projects|0 Comments

Hampton, Loft Conversion

Transforming a first-floor maisonette into a two-storey property. Our Brief; design a large loft conversion to create space for a master suite and study. As this property was a maisonette our designers were faced with the challenge of designing a dormer and loft conversion to comply with a full planning application (householder) rather than [...]

By |2019-08-15T14:34:17+01:00August 15th, 2019|Loft Conversions, Projects|0 Comments

Can you put an extension on a new build?

Buying or living in a new build house does not mean that you cannot extend the property. Often when planning permission is granted for a new build house, then the permitted development rights are removed from the property. This means that any extension would need to be applied for under a house holder planning [...]

By |2019-09-09T12:25:36+01:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Can you extend a house that has already been extended?

There is no set amount of extensions that you can do. Some houses may have been extended multiple times in the past until there is nowhere else that could be extended. If your house already has an extension, it is possible to make this extension larger by extending it further or demolishing it and [...]

By |2019-09-09T17:46:35+01:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Do you need planning permission for double storey extension?

In theory, you do not need planning permission for a double storey extension. However, there are a lot of factors that stop you being able to do this. To be able to build a double storey extension without planning permission, you will have to do so under permitted development. This means that you will [...]

By |2019-09-12T14:10:23+01:00August 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments