Do you want to create more space in your home by adding an extension, make it more energy efficient or perhaps you are looking to self-build?
The Planning Portal project advice section includes everything you need to know about planning and building rules, financing, finding a professional and reading the experience of others embarking on similar projects.
Read guidance about different types of loft conversion, adding stairs and insulation, financing your project and building regulations.
Find information about single and two-storey extensions, researching your project, financing and how to find a tradesperson.
Find out about planning permission and building regulations and the finance options available to you.
Explore our self-build hub and find information about how to acquire land, self-build mortgages and access our directory of tradespeople.
Read our comprehensive guidance on home energy generation and energy saving around the home.
Learn about the different uses for an outbuilding, how people choose to use them and how planning rules and building regulations apply.
Discover all you need to know about converting or excavating a basement.