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Five things to consider when planning a basement conversion

What do you need the extra space for? There are many ways to add extra space to your home, one of which is converting your basement. You can also convert garages or lofts or add single or double storey extensions; therefore, you need to consider what you need the additional space for to determine which is the best option for …

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How to Design the Perfect Basement

Some older properties will already feature a basement or cellar as standard, and these spaces are an ideal opportunity to add value to a property, especially in high-cost and low-space areas such as cities. Additionally, basements can be added to an existing home.  What Will You Use Your Basement For? There are many potential uses for a basement, but one …

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Upsize your London home by digging deeper and planning smarter

Individual borough policy Each London borough has different requirements for the constraints of a basement extension. It is generally accepted that a single storey basement is the extent to which permission will be granted, but other stipulations apply, such as the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s policy which states the conversion must not exceed 50% of the garden or outdoor …

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Six things to consider when converting your basement

Space in London is limited and if you start to outgrow your home, but yet don’t want to move, one of the best solutions is to look downwards. Often it is not feasible to build upwards, and building outwards can take up precious outdoor space that you value in your home.  Building downwards is a great solution, even if you …