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Can I convert a house into flats?

January 10, 2020

The simple answer is yes, of course you can. But there is a process… one that is a little more complicated than an extension or a loft / basement conversion, but it is a route that...

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Top Design Trends for 2020 

January 3, 2020

What’s hot in 2020 in home renovation and design? To be a part of the “trendy” brigade, have a look at this article in Houzz. Are you ready for bright colours, sustainability and funky lighting?      If you’d...

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Smart Ways to Keep Renovation and Build Costs under Control

December 27, 2019

Whether you are undertaking a house extension in Chelsea, or a basement conversion in Kensington or a general home modernisation project in London, budget is likely to play a crucial part in your decision making...

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home renovation

Home renovation do’s and don’ts for 2020

December 20, 2019

With 2019 coming to an end and the start of a new decade, it only seems right to reflect back and see what’s worked and what’s not in the world of home renovation and refurbishment. We’ve...

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side effects of a home renovation project

Recognise these? 5 Common Side Effects of Doing a Renovation

December 13, 2019

We love some of the articles in Houzz…they’re interesting, practical and relatable, like this one on the ‘side effects’ of a home renovation project.    “Living through major building works isn’t easy. Even if you’ve planned...

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Single Storey extension

6 things you didn’t know about Home Extensions in London

December 6, 2019

 We’ve talked extensively in our blogs on home extensions in London, whether it’s calculating extension costs, planning permission, permitted development, party wall, side extensions and rear extensions. It’s all there in our blog pages.     We thought we’d share some pearls of...

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SDA BUILD London rear extension

Will a rear extension add value to my home?

November 22, 2019

Building a rear extension to a property in London will not only create a space you’ve always dreamed of, perhaps a kitchen/diner, a living room, a home office or even a games room, but will...

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SDA Build London Side extension

What is a side return extension?

November 8, 2019

If you are thinking of building a house extension in London, and don’t want to compromise your rear garden space, why not consider an extension to the side of your house? This is known as a side return...

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extensions

What’s the best home extension for me?

October 25, 2019

So, you’ve decided that you are ready to embark on a “renovating your home” project and building an extension is the plan. The next big decision iso to choose they type of extension. Of course,...

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House extension permitted development

Does my extension fall under Permitted Development?

October 11, 2019

  Does my extension fall under Permitted Development?    We’ve talked about Permitted Development in our previous article on Planning Permission, but there have been some recent developments we thought we’d update you and explore Permitted...

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