Remodel Your Home To Create That Extra Room.

Remodel Your Home To Create That Extra Room.

Although there is turmoil in the housing market which can prevent moving to a larger property, there is always a need for families to have that extra room or space.  Whether its for a new arrival or for elderly parents moving in.  There are many ways to create this space.  It doesn't always mean that you need to extend. Sometimes its as simple as...

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Do I Need Planning Permission If I Want To Build An Extension?

Do I Need Planning Permission If I Want To Build An Extension?

The answer is, Not Always In fact, in many cases you will be able to build an extension under Permitted Development (PD). These rules allow certain works to be carried out to your home providing you meet the criteria. Please note that in all cases you will need to get Building Regulation Approval, but this does not take as long to obtain as a...

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Attic Conversion – Do you Need an Extra Bedroom

Attic Conversion – Do you Need an Extra Bedroom

The most cost effective way of creating a bedroom is to have an attic roof conversion. This room can be quite large compared to the existing bedrooms on the floor below. It can be even bigger if you decide to have a dormer built on the rear or side of the roof. In fact this room could be as much as 2 thirds of the floor area of the floor below....

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Thinking of a  Home Extension and Renovation

Thinking of a Home Extension and Renovation

Now that the country is coming out of Lock down and we have a choice as to whether we wear masks, let’s consider working on those much thought about house extensions and renovations. Throughout these last few years, Homeplan Designs has been working for our clients, to provide the design drawings needed to obtain planning and building regulations...

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Now that we are Coming out of Lock down

Now that we are Coming out of Lock down

Lets Get Your Home Extension and Renovation Ideas on Paper Now that the country is coming out of Lock down, let’s consider working on those much thought about house extensions and renovations. Throughout this last few years, Homeplan Designs has been working for our clients, to provide the design drawings needed to obtain planning and building...

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Do I Need Planning Permission When Building an Extension?

Do I Need Planning Permission When Building an Extension?

Not Always In many cases you will be able to build an extension under Permitted Development (PD). These rules allow certain works to be carried out to your home providing you meet the criteria. Under Permitted Development, the following rules apply:* •You can extend a detached property by 8m to the rear if it’s a single-storey extension, or by 3m...

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Let’s get your House Extension Designs approved

Let’s get your House Extension Designs approved

These are strange times, but we must keep ourselves busy. First, let me give a big thanks to the NHS staff and Key Workers who have been amazing throughout this world wide ordeal. Without them I don’t know what we would have done. As an Architectural Design Practice we have been self isolating as well as producing designs and drawings for our...

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New attic conversion Part 2

New attic conversion Part 2

This blog is part 2 on the options available to extend your house with an attic conversion Of course, one of the main things needed to create attic space which can be used for bedrooms is to be able to form a new staircase. It is sometimes obvious where the staircase should be, ie the hallway, but with a little though a stair can be fitted...

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