House Extensions Colchester Essex (CO1): The challenge of not having enough space in their home is a scenario that faces the majority of property owners in Colchester at some stage in their lifetime. It might be due to a growing family which has become too large for its home, some change in circumstances whereby one of the family members has to work from home and a workshop or office is required, an increased amount of clutter and belongings for which there's no longer enough space, or any one of numerous reasons. If it is one of these, or another reason which brings you to this scenario, you'll have to figure out exactly what is the most convenient way to go about it.
There are numerous ways that you could choose to circumvent your problems with space and one of the less unsettling to your life is to do a home extension. There are obviously alternatives. A lot of homeowners in Colchester deal with this issue by simply moving. The thing is, you might not wish to move away if you're happy in your current neighbourhood. You could perhaps stay in the same area and merely move to a bigger house which might possibly be a good resolution. However, perhaps you have invested loads of time and money into getting your home the way you like it. If you're happy with your current location and property and would rather not relocate, then some kind of conversion or extension may be the best option for you.
There are a number of different solutions to choose between when it comes to extending your house in Colchester. While it may to an extent depend upon the design and layout of your home you might opt for a loft conversion, a one-storey house extension, a two-storey house extension, a garage conversion, a conservatory extension or a basement conversion. If the price is an important factor then you should remember that a two-storey house extension or a loft conversion will likely be the most expensive of these options, while a garage conversion will be the most affordable. In the Colchester area, the single-storey house extension is the most commonplace sort that's seen.
You will have to find a trustworthy builder to do the project for you when you have finally settled on the appropriate type of extension for your property. To get an overall sense of who is available in the area, it is better to get a number of Colchester builders round to look at your house. This should allow you to get a bit of professional advice on how best to move ahead and give you a range of quotations. Also, you will need some advice on whether or not planning permission is needed for the work you're proposing. Being au fait with the associated legislation in relation to home extensions is a thing any respectable Colchester builder really should be.
Planning Permission: There's a fair chance that your proposed home extension work won't even require planning permission, since there have been recent changes relaxing those regulations, with quite a lot of work being covered by Permitted Development. This makes it less complicated for homeowners to do refurbishments and these new laws came into force on May 30th 2019. Even when you do not need planning permission, all work will still come under the relevant Building Regulations which deal with working standards and safety. To ascertain if your extension needs planning permission, seek the advice of your local authority planning department or ask your architect or building contractor to investigate. Also, it is easy for you to take a look the latest guidelines by heading to the government's Planning Portal, which is always up-to-date.
House extensions can be designed for a variety of applications and yours could be useful as a kitchen/dining room, a games room, a spare bedroom, extra storage, a children's playroom, a new bathroom, a conservatory, an office or a guest room. Whatever of these you decide on I am certain it will give you immense satisfaction.
House extensions are available in Colchester and also nearby in: Maypole Green, Coggeshall, Horkesley Heath, Ardleigh, Parsons Heath, Mile End, Highwoods, West Bergholt, Aldham, Stanway, Braiswick, Greenstead, Lexden, Crockleford Heath, Wivenhoe, Fox Street.
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When it comes to adding more space to your family home in Colchester, doing a conversion on your garage is one of the most cost effective alternatives. A lot of time, money and disruption could be saved by the conversion of an integrated garage structure. Many folks just use their garage for extra storage anyway, so this is an excellent way to better use that space. There is a pretty good chance that you will not need planning permission, unless of course you are enlarging the structure or substantially transforming its usage. The simple fact that the fundamental shell is already in position is useful though it may still be necessary to carry out certain structural changes. Modifications might be necessary to improve the roof, the door in-fill, the ventilation and the floor. This could be just the ticket, if you are operating on a tight financial budget. (Tags: Garage Conversion Colchester, Garage Extension Colchester, Garage Conversions Colchester)
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Home-owners in the following Colchester places were recently enquiring about property extension: Dahlia Walk, Tiberius Close, School Mews, Sherwood Close, Siskin Close, Britten Close, Abbots Wick Lane, The Tye Road, Church Corner, Columbine Mews, Beech Grove, Chanterelle, Shortcut Road, Arnold Drive, Bakers Lane, Bailey Dale, Trafalgar Road, Cock Street, Cleveland Close, Claremont Road, Asquith Drive, Bourne Road, Borges Gardens, Birch Avenue, Coast Road, Caroline Close, Darwin Close, Stackwood Road, Colne Terrace, School Road, and also in these postcodes CO1 1UD, CO1 1DU, CO1 1RY, CO1 1TB, CO1 1LD, CO1 1RZ, CO1 1EH, CO1 1DL, CO1 1GP, CO1 1TP.
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