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Rear extension, Addlestone

Our clients Mike and Joanna invited us to their Addlestone property last week to see their completed rear extension. We were approached back in 2018 by the couple, who wanted to create an open kitchen diner that would allow for family gatherings, ideally so that it could fit a large table to seat everybody. [...]

By |2019-10-21T16:06:36+01:00October 21st, 2019|Home Extensions, Projects|0 Comments

Fluent team up with local charity

Elmbridge Rentstart are a local charity housing and supporting local homeless people. Working with the local community and landlords, each year they house around 150 local people and support them to move on with their lives. Fluent ADS are extremely privileged to be working in support of this great charity and have many projects [...]

By |2019-10-19T10:05:34+01:00October 16th, 2019|2 Minute Read, Blog|0 Comments

How long will it take to extend my home?

Every project is different and there are so many factors which determine this.  A long-complicated planning process can add months to a build which is why it is important to use an architect or designer that has a good track record with the local authority. Neighbours not being onboard can draw out the planning [...]

By |2019-10-03T14:52:17+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Blog, Home Extensions|0 Comments

Computer Generated images – The benefits of 3d visualisations

Computer generated 3d images can be a great way to visualise your new home or extensions, they can bring a 2d plan to life and help you fully understand the plans. Having CGI’s produced for your home extension isn’t required for a planning application and if you fully understand your designs then it may [...]

By |2019-10-01T16:15:51+01:00October 1st, 2019|Blog, Concepts|0 Comments

Whitton, Rear extension and Loft

As with many of our clients, Steph and Ben approached us with a need for more space. They were soon to welcome a new addition to the family and the house was no longer functional for family life and needed to grow with them. Our designers proposed a loft conversion and rear extension to [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:38:45+01:00September 12th, 2019|Home Extensions, Loft Conversions, Projects|0 Comments

Rear extension, Long Ditton

Our brief; to design, create technical plans and obtain planning for a rear extension in Long Ditton. Our approach; the designers proposed a 3-meter extension to comply with a Householder planning application. The suggested pitched roof tied the new addition into the original style of the house and allowed for three sky lights. The [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:42:27+01:00September 11th, 2019|Home Extensions, Projects|0 Comments

Surbiton – Rear Extension & Loft Conversion

Surbiton Rear Extension & Loft Conversion; Semi Detached Expansion Our Brief; to turn our clients three bedroom semi detached house into a five bedroom family home and to improve the living accommodation on the ground floor. Our approach; Our designers created a concept design for a large rear single storey extension and loft conversion. [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:03:57+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Home Extensions, Projects|0 Comments

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