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Extensions

by Gemma Parkes

June 19, 2018

A Guide to Permitted Development Rights

Find out what extension styles you can build without the need to apply for any planning permission. Image: Clear Architects, cleararchitects.co.uk Permitted development allows you to…
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Kevin McCloud

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2018 hosted by Kevin McCloud

Find top experts, specialist exhibitors and a wealth of inspiration for your self-build or renovation project all under one roof
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Home Improvements

How to choose the best waterproof TV for your home

Thinking of installing a waterproof TV in your bathroom or kitchen? Then you need to check out Sarason TV's detailed guide to ensure you're choosing...
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Home Improvements

4 things to consider when building an outdoor kitchen

The new trend of opening and connecting your home and garden comes in the form of outdoor kitchen cooking. From outdoor kitchen design to positioning...

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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Self Build Homes

The Advantages of Building British - with German Engineering

Hans Haus show self-builders hyper-efficient ways to build their future proof dream home with prefabs.
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Self Build Homes

Green building ideas for your self build home

From sustainable building materials to thermal energy efficient technology, we've rounded up a few of the best and most innovative green building ideas.
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Home Improvements

5 efficient solar energy systems and their benefits

Generating energy and reducing your fuel bills are just some of the many reasons to consider solar energy. We round up the renewable and cost...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs' Ed and Rowena Waghorn share their eco self build story at The Big Straw Bale Gathering

Ten years in the making, Grand Designers Ed and Rowena Waghorn are set to reveal the green ethos behind their eco friendly house design at...
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Q&A with Grand Designs east London home owners Joe Stuart and Lina Nilsson

We chat to Grand Designs east London home owners Joe Stuart and Lina Nilsson, featured in the Channel 4 tv show's 17th series, about the...
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Competitions

Win £3,000 to spend on luxury bathroom taps at Grohe

We've teamed up with Grohe to offer one lucky Grand Designs fan the chance to win £3,000 to spend on luxury bathroom taps.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Find Grand Designs TV house locations on a UK map

roof-stores.co.uk reveal every location in UK where Grand Designs TV houses are located in the ultimate Grand Designs map.
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Competitions

Win £300 worth of Made to Measure Roman Blinds!

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win £300 worth of made-to-measure Roman blinds from Blinds UK.