When you purchase a home you often look at the potential of the property and make a decision about your ideal living space. This is the same whether you are buying a flat for £200,000 or a sprawling country mansion for £20 million. Some houses have...

As the leading Basement Design specialists in London we have submitted hundreds (possibly thousands) of planning applications. We’ve spoken before about how difficult it can be in the different London Boroughs. If you’ve been to our blog before you’ll know that a basement isn’t always the...

Planning has changed. It’s had to. There are so many different ways of improving and developing your home now that the old planning rules didn’t quite cover – and sometimes this has led to people taking advantage and over-developing their properties. This isn’t something we...

Do you remember when they said that the basement ‘trend’ was coming to an end in 2007? Well, according to research undertaken by Halifax Britain saw 183% rise in planning applications for basement extensions in 2017. This comes as no surprise as the cost of moving...

Over the last couple of weeks it has been reported that the new trend on the horizon is the building of Super Sheds. Apparently wealthy home owners with gardens in London have started looking at building these structures in order to get more room on...