planning application refused

Why was my planning application refused?

No one likes seeing their planning application refused especially after putting in the effort. Here’s your next step if your planning application is rejected.

Planning Permission For A Home Office

Do I need planning permission for a home office?

With more of us working from home, you might wonder if you need planning permission for a home office. We’ll help you answer all your home office questions.

Planning Permission Not Needed

Planning permission not needed: 20 Home improvements to add now

There are many projects you can do to your home which don’t need planning consent. Here are 20 major changes you can make with planning permission not needed.

how to convert a loft

How to convert a loft and create more living space

If you’ve run out of space and don’t want to move, you can always extend upwards. Here is a practical guide on how to convert a loft and create more space.

do i need a structural engineer

Do I need a structural engineer for my property project?

Good A structural engineer can play a vital role in the construction of buildings. But, what they do to, why might you need one and how much will they cost.

plan a house extension

How to plan a house extension

Outgrown your home but can’t afford to move? Extend your home! Here’s how to plan a house extension. They’re an affordable way to add more space to a property.

party wall agreements

What are Party Wall Agreements and when are they required?

Party wall agreements will effect you if you’re planing to extending or revoating a property. It’s a complex and confusing legal aspect of homeownership.

What do I need planning permission for

What do I need planning permission for?

Often misunderstood, planning is more of an art than science as the rules can be confusing. We aim to answer: “Do I need planning permission?” for your project.

What does an architect do

What does an architect do and how can they help?

Whether you’re planning to add an en-suite bathroom or thinking about a kitchen extension, working with an architect is key. But what does an architect do?

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Architects do more than create beautiful drawings. They can make or break a project. A good architect can advise on materials and the latest construction techniques.


They, of course, create a range of drawings to communicate their design to builders, structural engineers and the local planning authority. A good architect knows how to jump through the planning system and ensure your local planners give you the green light.


We’ll also help you interpret typical draws, so you can make better decisions and communicate more clearly.