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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Gaining Planning Consent for a Home Renovation

One of the joys of finding a plot of land to self-build, or a house to renovate, is that it gives you the opportunity to create something unique that matches your family’s needs, maximises the potential and value of the plot you’re building on. 
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Follow a Family-Friendly Home Renovation Project

When choosing and buying a home most of us will make a choice based on the primarily the cost, the location of the house for easy access to work, schools, and the size, is their potential to grow into the home?
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Jony Celebrates a Year with Croft Architecture

We're delighted to announce that Jonathan Bedford, or Jony, as he’s known to us all at Croft Architecture, has been with the team for one year!  Jony became part of our dynamic team in March 2017 and he’s been providing excellent additional architectural support for our increasing client base.
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New Dog Grooming Business Approved at Planning Committee

Planning success We are pleased to bring news that planning approval has been granted by Stafford Borough Council, following a planning committee for a new dog grooming business located in Yarnfield, Staffordshire.
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Our project in Real Homes Magazine

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Our project in Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine

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Building your own home doesn't have to be expensive

Do you want to make your dream home a reality? Carl Croft, Managing Director of Croft Architecture shares some words of wisdom for self-build success.
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Why use an architect to make your dream home a reality?

Designing and building our own homes is an aspiration for many and usually begins in childhood, scribbling away and creating the stereotypical pitched roof, symmetrical square home with a chimney and a path in the middle.
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