Architectural designers will help you get the result you're after - and if you're after a truly bespoke design, the money is well spent.
Converting the loft can be one of the most cost-effective ways to add extra living space to a home. New rooms within the roof can benefit from sunlight for much of the day, make the most of any views, and can have tremendous character.
Building an extension or adding outbuildings requires planning permission depending on the size of the project, and the level of permitted development rights afforded to the property.
The key to achieving the best possible result is to find the right team with experience of your local area.
Before work commences, most projects will need Building Regulations approval from Building Control, to ensure design and construction standards are achieved. You should check with your designer before starting work.
Almost all properties have building or renovation potential. Carefully considered design can add extra space to an existing property or improve the living spaces within.