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If you are planning on building an extension, then you need to know what the rules are for building. However, don't let this detract you from choosing to build an extension. You just need to be aware of the rules in place, so you can build the extension you have always wanted. We are going to summarise the key factors you need to think about when it comes to building an extension.
For anyone working on a construction project, the likelihood of needing to hire a structural engineer at some point is high. From demolishing an old building to putting up a new property or renovating an outdated one, structural engineers are essential for safety.
Class Q was introduced in 2014 as a form of permitted development designed to help ease the pressure on housing in rural areas. This type of planning permission allows the change of buildings that meet certain criteria from agricultural to residential use.
Are you considering hiring an architect but are unsure how much it will cost? There is no black and white answer to how much an architect will cost as an architect's fee will vary depending on the size and nature of the project. An architect will usually clearly define their fees before starting a project, or they will charge by the hour. There is no standard UK architect fee, so it is advisable to discuss payment with an architect before hiring them for a project.
Building a house is something many of us dream of. A brand new home, built to your own specification. What’s not to love? But before you can even begin to turn it into more than just a dream, you need to know how much your dream is going to cost.
Are you considering a loft extension? Maybe you need extra space for your growing family, such as an extra bathroom or even a second living room. No matter what your needs are, a loft extension is a great way to create additional living space without moving home, whilst also adding value to your property.
There are many and varied reasons for expanding the size of your property by adding on a side extension. The two main ones though are creating more daily living space and increasing the value of your home.