Conservation areas exist to manage and protect the special architectural heritage and characteristics of an area that make the place special. In particular, they examine frequent architectural characteristics, the historical context of an area or protected land, including areas of archaeological importance or ecological conservation.
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Are you thinking about expanding your home with a ground floor kitchen extension? The following steps will guide you through the process and ensure your project is as hassle-free as possible.
A basement extension can help homeowners get the most out of the available space that they have on their property. This is incredibly useful for space-deprived locations such as London, where available land is a dwindling commodity.
A mansard roof is a type of roofing that has two slopes on every side, with the lower of the two slopes being far steeper than the higher. This popular style was first used in the 16th century but was not given its official name until the 17th century, when it was named after Frenchman Francois Mansart. A mansard roof is a great way to combine historical architecture with your home and create a beautiful silhouette. Sadly, this style of roofing is not primarily used in modern builds. However, it is certainly still something to consider when designing your own home! This article guides you through the pros and cons of having a mansard roof.
If you're considering upgrading or extending your property, you may have come across the term "maisonette". Maisonettes are some of the most useful, and in the long term, profitable, extension options you can consider. Read on to find out all about maisonettes and why having one built might be ideal for your property going forward.
If you are planning a house extension, there are a variety of professionals which you will need to consult, including a structural engineer. A structural engineer will complete the required structural calculations to ensure your house extension has the structural integrity required.
How much does a side return extension cost? Well, how long is a piece of string? Calculating pricing of side return extension projects can be very complicated, but when considering any building work, there are a few questions you must ask yourself