Home extensions are the most common we can deliver to you the extra spaces you need to improve the home you already love. In the current market moving to improve you home is more expensive than building extensions. Our expert architectural Designers can show you how to unlock more space and increase both the living quality and value of your home. Design for glass extensions, open plan kitchens and multi-functional family room can be achieved extending to the rear or side of your property. Our staged design process will ensure you get the best design options in line with your requirements to choose from and you will decide the final details. With a wide range of new material and building techniques on the market we can with traditional or more modern finishes. Whether you taste is traditional or contemporary we will ensure it works for you and looks stunning. Extensions can be blended in to look like its part of the original house or make a new and contrasting statement.
CONSIDERATION BEFORE STARTING
There is a lot to consider before getting started, affordability, planning constraints, build ability, building regulations and impact on the property. It is a complicated procedure and needs doing right, CK Architectural Gloucester will ensure you have all the right information to make the best decisions. Book our free consultation for a one to one meeting at your home with one of local architectural designers. Our initial advice will cover everything you need to know, and we will be honest with what you need to develop and build your design.
We love this part of the process, it is where we can show you the many ways of achieving what you require in our face to face design meeting or by our responsive and information designs by email. You detailed brief and requirement list will come to life in a variety of different design showing sizes, layouts, roof, glazing etc. allowing you then see the wider impact, how it looks on the property and most importantly how it functions. Once a concept design has been agreed we can development the design with you adding all any specific requirements such as bi folding doors or the locating the toilet sink.
Once you have a design you love we can then take you through the planning processes, there is a lot of single storey extensions that can be done under permitted development which means planning is not required. We do advice an enquiry is made to make sure planning is not required and if it does we can the design prepped and submitted in quick time. Our team is fully experienced in dealing with Gloucestershire county council planning department and our drawings always meet the validation criteria. Once submitted we will keep on top of them to ensure planning will be approved on time or to make any changes to help it through successfully.
Building works will need building control approval by way of approved full plans building regulations drawings and site inspection of the project. Firstly, we will add the necessary detail in accordance with the approved documents, collate any other requirements such as structural engineering. We submit on your behalf to either local authority building control or private inspectors and always gain approval. Once you have your plans approved you can move on to tender and build, our detailed drawings will be enough for any competent builder to price and build from. Our technician and technologists are kept up to date with the ever-changing regulations and research new and better materials constantly. We advise using these drawings to form part of the quotation along with the written builder quote. We can help by recommending local builders or even mange the project ourselves by project management.