Extensions

by Hannah Fenton

October 20, 2017

On-screen inspired London terrace basement extension

Film executive Niels Swinkels and his wife Erica took inspiration from on-screen interiors to turn their London terrace into a bright, open home. When film…

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Premium suppliers to the Grand Designs TV series

2020 ARCHITECTS
Country Antrim TV House
T: 028 2766 7999
F: 028 2766 5559
E: [email protected]

2020 Architects is Northern Ireland’s leading sustainable practice. As specialists in rural planning and with a reputation for integrating beautiful buildings within the landscape, our projects feature on the North Coast’s most spectacular sites.

ALCHEMILLA ARCHITECTS
South Somerset TV House
T: 01460 234 149
E: [email protected]

Alchemilla Architects offers a practical, modern approach with a traditional twist. Our full service includes an in-house certified Passivhaus designer, ensuring your building will be comfortable, economical to run and beautiful.

EXPRESS BI-FOLDING DOORS
Lake District TV House
T: 0800 121 4809
F: 0113 286 2862
E: [email protected]

One of the UK’s leading specialist manufacturers of aluminium bi-folding doors, in-line sliding doors, windows, roof systems and glass structures, working across the full process from manufacture to installation of British-made products.

FOLDING SLIDING DOOR COMPANY
Guilford TV House
T: 0845 644 6630
F: 0845 644 6631
E: [email protected]

The Folding Sliding Door Company is the UK’s largest design and manufacture specialist of folding sliding doors.

KLÖEBER UK
Brittany TV House
T: 01487 740 044
F: 01487 740 404
E: [email protected]

Hawkes Architecture specialises in the design and construction of inspirational sustainable dwellings of exceptional quality which often require the policy provision of NPPF paragraph 55 (formerly PPS 7).

APEX INSULATION
East Sussex TV House
T: 01773 875511

With years of experience, our staff can offer impartial technical advice on the most cost-effective solution to meet your requirements. Our aim is to provide a helpful informative service.

BAMBOO FLOORING COMPANY
River Thames TV House
T: 0116 274 1050
F: 0116 274 1046
E: [email protected]

Bamboo Flooring Company – supplier of ultra hard-wearing FSC bamboo flooring and accessories.

SIMPLY BAMBOO
London Eco TV House
T: 0845 222 0408
F: 01273 330 877
E: [email protected]

An original and practical choice for flooring, bamboo is beautiful, natural, hard-wearing, sustainable, easy to maintain and comes in a variety of colours and finishes.

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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SOLARTECH
Milton Keynes TV House
T: 01280 815 816

SolarTech are “The Renewable Energy Experts” with over 12 years’ experience in the UK. We install all technologies including solar PV, solar hot water, heat pumps and biomass. Call our team for a free feasibility study and design support.

CRAIG NARRAMORE.COM
Newbury TV House
T: 07910409294
E: [email protected]

Bespoke wooden creations. Large chunks of character timbers crafted and formed into unique furniture. Infused with liquid metals and composites to create rich elegant pieces.

URBAN FRONT
Urban Front
T: 01494 778 787
E: [email protected]

Urban Front designs and makes hardwood contemporary front, internal feature and garage doors with steel reinforcement and high security locks with pivot or 3D hinges.

IQ GLASS UK
West Sussex TV House
T: 01494 772 880
E: [email protected] 

IQ Glaass is the UK's premier residential glazier, specialising in architectural glazing, large sliding glass doors and modern aluminium windows and doors. IQ Glass UK can offer a specialist glazing service to all glass elements of a project.