You can extend your home in several different directions. This could be building up into the loft, excavating down to create a basement, or extensions to the front, side or rear. A lot of home owners choose the latter because it can transform the entire property. There are lots of potential design ideas for rear extensions. A sensitive extension If you plan to use your permitted development rights to create the extension, you need to ensure it is sensitive to the main buildin
Spring is a great time of year to extend your home - once the chaos of Christmas is over and hopefully the project can be finished in time so that you can enjoy your garden over the summer. However many of our clients don't understand how long things can take before you can actually start building. On average a project take 6 months between starting the design process and starting work on site, that six months is made up of the following: Initial design stage (4 weeks): Our i
The Halifax have just released their June 2017 house price index and the results show house prices are falling slightly - but they are still higher than this time last year. In a time of political uncertainty it certainly makes sense to make the most of the value and living experience of the home you are currently in rather than moving. Moving house is an expensive business, especially in London and the home counties with huge stamp duty to pay as well as the associated fees.
Our number one priority is to ensure the safety of all of our workforce, our clients and the public. All of our site managers are SMSTS trained to ensure that our sites are safe areas for all concerned. The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is one of the best health and safety training courses in the UK, and is especially for construction site managers, project managers and senior supervisors, as well as proprietors of smaller companies like Thames Design & Build