Success and results
Large scale home improvement projects can be daunting and it's helpful to read the experiences of others that have successfully completed an extension, converted their loft space or added a conservatory.
In this section we provide the experience of homeowners undertaking large projects. Read about the project, the pitfalls, and recommendations made by the people involved.
If you are in doubt of any details regarding the planning rules or building regulations, we recommend that you contact your local authority1.
Find out how removing a wall caused a project to be bigger than anticipated.
Find out about a loft conversion project at a terraced house and how planning rules and building regulations applied.
Discover how planning rules around conservation areas and building regulations affected a conservatory installation.
Windows and Doors
Find out what happened when approval wasn't sought for replacement windows at a flat.
Read about a renovation project of a ground floor property