Extensions

by Hugh Metcalf

October 16, 2019

Double storey extensions 'could be allowed without planning permission'

The government has announced plans to allow homeowners to build a double storey extension under permitted development rights. But, is this a good proposal?    …
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Home Improvements

5 stylish bathroom designs with built-in tubs

While freestanding baths may be lustworthy, built-in tubs could be a more functional choice, which can also seriously deliver on the style front.
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Home Improvements

5 efficiency tips for woodburning stoves

If you own a wood burner in your property, take heed of these steps to ensuring the optimum eco-friendly burn possible this winter.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Q&A with Grand Designer of The Rockhouse Retreat Angelo Mastropietro

Angelo Mastropietro is the creator and mastermind behind The Rockhouse Retreat. We speak to him all about his story so far.
Kevins Column

Top self build highlights at Grand Designs Live 2019 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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Self Build Homes

Unmissable self build talks at Grand Designs Live Birmingham

Make sure you head to Grand Designs Live at NEC Birmingham, so you don't miss these invaluable self build talks over the 5-day event.
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Extensions

Explore this Edwardian property's modern kitchen extension

Creating a contemporary extension on an Edwardian house in the heart of Melbourne, these architects needed to be sympathetic, yet prioritise modern living.
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Home Improvements

4 kitchen design ideas for AW19

Steal these on-trend kitchen design ideas to transform your space.
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Grand Designs TV Houses

Grand Designs TV House 2019 episode 5: West Suffolk

Find out more about the West Suffolk TV house featured in 2019's Grand Designs TV series, airing on 2nd October 2019 on Channel 4 and...
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Self Build Homes

10 low cost self build homes

Be inspired by these low cost builds that do not compromise on style or space despite their smaller budgets.
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Home Improvements

6 small desks for compact spaces

Our pick of smaller desks that are perfect for creating a practical and stylish work space.
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Competitions

Win a luxury spa for your home

We've teamed up with Wellis to offer one lucky winner the chance to get their very own sun spa worth £4,000. Enter our fantastic competition...
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Home Improvements

Stunning handrails and balustrades for outdoor living

Enhance your home with stylish handrails, decking boards and balustrades for balconies and more.
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Competitions

WIN a stunning wall mural worth £500

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win a mural from Wallpaper INK.