Revisiting a past client Reaffirms why you should use an architect

Cast your mind back… Four years ago, we met with our client, Kimberley, to discuss how we could help her to transform the ground floor living space of her grand Victorian home. Her family was growing and their lifestyle and living patterns were struggling to work in a property that was designed for family life over a hundred years ago.
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Big Ideas for Small Home Extensions

Small extensions can be a great way to create more space, more light and more wow, whilst adding value to your home. Find out how to get yours right the first time. Small extensions can make your home work for you in the little ways that matter every day. Remodeling or extending is a great alternative if you lack the space or budget to add a large extension, move home or to self-build. WHY MOVE ...
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Planning consent for town centre apartments

In Brief Millward hall is an old school hall on Salisbury street in Leek, in the Staffordshire Moorlands. It was converted from a school hall into a youth centre run by Staffordshire County Council. Our client purchased the building from Staffordshire County Council and appointed us to get planning approval to convert the building into new residential dwellings.
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How To Tender And Hire Contractors For A Home Renovation Project

Stage 4 of the RIBA Plan of Work - Tenders, Contractors and Contracts In our last entry which focused on Stage 3 of the RIBA’s Plan of Works 2013, we took a closer look at the decisions, preparation and submissions needed to successfully achieve Building Control approval.
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Building Regulations and home renovating

Building Regulations: How do they apply to a home renovation project? We’ve been following Karen and Anthony’s home renovation project from the inception and we’re continuing to track the family’s journey through the process of buying, renovating and extending their new home.
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