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Basements

Can I convert or add a basement to my home?

You can find out more about converting an existing basement or adding a new basement to your property by visiting our project advice page. This section provides advice such as;

  • Inspiration
  • Lighting
  • Waterproofing
  • Value for money
  • Conversion timescale
  • Financing.

Visit project advice for basement conversions1



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Use our partner directories from CIAT, FMB, RIBA, or RTPI to find an chartered architectural technologist, builder, architect or planning consultant to help with your project or development.

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Useful links

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    1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/home-improvement/project-advice/project-advice-basement-conversion

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    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). All content © 2024 Planning Portal.