If you’re looking to add value to your home, the best way is to increase the square footage by adding space. When doing this, many homeowners opt for a rear extension. However, where planning permission can’t be sought, or if you’re looking to extend multiple parts of your property, a loft conversion works well. Loft […]
As the old saying goes, how long is a piece of string? The answer is ‘it depends’. Whether you can build an extension without planning permission, depends on the type of property you have and the type of extension you want to build. Let’s look at each of these individually. The type of property Some […]
A new build project is a big deal. It can be a substantial amount of money and a move that will significantly change your home and increase its value, so you want to make sure you get it right and avoid the pitfalls that can come with such a project. Here’s a rundown of what […]
A common view of Building Regulations is that they are an unwanted obstacle, set to impede your construction project. However, that’s not the case at all. Building Regulations are there to ensure your home is safe for you to live in; something we should never be cutting corners on. Building Regulations are governed by Building […]
Improving your home just got easier. Last month the government gave homeowners more freedom to improve their homes without the need for planning permission. Find out more here.
There are a whole lot of rules and regulations if you want to start extending your home, but what happens if you build without planning permission? Here we take a look at the consequences if you don’t obtain planning permission for your home’s extension.
If you are thinking of renovating your home one of the main things to think about is whether you need planning permission. However, this can be a long process, so here at Bluelime Home Design we have devised a list of things you can do without the need of obtaining planning permission.