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Industry news, a selection of our latest projects and some useful information.

 Thinking of a Self-build? There’s no greater space than one created specifically to meet the needs of you and your family and it doesn’t have to cost the Earth. In fact, cutting out developers and creating a self-build will not only leave you with an overwhelming...

The two main reasons for applying an external finish on a residential building is: -To protect the buildings wall from the effects of weathering, for example from the force of rainfall -To make the building aesthetically pleasing on the eye.Types of External Renders Acrylic Render Acrylic render is normally applied...

Do you want to make sure you’re completely ready to undertake your long awaited extension or self build project?  Of course you do! It's been a long time coming and by following these points you will be as well prepared as one can be, ready...

2018 is already becoming a great year for the architecture industry and what it can bring to houses/buildings. The industry is ever changing, with new and exciting ideas constantly coming into play, and so the trends are constantly changing. Therefore, we have created a list...

Choosing the correct design firm. Every project needs to start somewhere. And when extending your home, the first thing you should do is decide who is going to help you turn your dreams into reality. Whoever you pick, you need to make sure they have...

Having a loft extension is becoming more popular. It will not only give you more space but it will add value to your house when you come to sell it. Yet make sure you do your research before getting one. There are lots of things...

If you want to add space and value to your house, and there is little room to the side or back of your property (or you love your garden too much), then Attic conversions are a great way to do so. The number of people...

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