Extensions

by Gemma Parkes

May 25, 2017

Change of plan: a new, light-filled extension

How Clare and Gharad reworked the layout of their London home and added a light-filled extension that created a better flow and link to the…
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Self Build Homes

Rural self build in Hawick, Scottish borders

Inspired by his fine art degree, Brian Robertson referenced local artists when he and his wife Lesley built their Scottish Borders home.
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Conversions

Guide to finding the right property to renovate

If you're looking for a property to transform, our no-nonsense guide will help you find the ideal project
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Home Improvements

George Clarke on the best way to extend your home

George Clarke; The architect and presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and The Restoration Man shares his latest tips and ideas

Kevin McCloud on how our homes give us the chance to reflect and have new experiences

Our editor-at-large ponders how our homes can give us a chance to reflect and have new experiences.
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Extensions

How much does an extension cost?

Any build project can be a big financial investment, so it's essential you put a lot of thought into how much your extension will cost.
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Home Improvements

Before and after: Luxury bespoke kitchen on a budget

This kitchen extension needed to deliver a luxury, bespoke feel without exceeding the given budget.
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Conversions

Loft conversion ideas

A loft conversion is a great way to renovate, add to your existing house structure and create more living space.
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Self Build Homes

Self build mortgages

Find out what your options are for financing your building project with our advice on UK self build mortgages.
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Conversions

Victorian semi renovation in Wandsworth, London

Jon and Jenny Plant turned their run-down house into a stylish home with bespoke touches of joinery and glazing.
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Self Build Homes

Self build insurance

A self build insurance policy will protect you and your project against a range of risks, so make sure you organise the right documentation.
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Competitions

Win a new slate veneer surface

Lite Stone is giving away £5,000 worth of its best-selling slate veneer
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs Australia TV house Sri Lanka-inspired family-friendly home

This striking Grand Designs Australia build combines concrete finishes with the architectural inspiration of Sri Lanka to create a family-friendly home.
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Competitions

Win a home entertainment system worth £10,000

Equip your home with the latest home cinema and hi-fi kit from Convert Technologies