Kitchen design ideas and inspiration

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Kitchen design ideas from Design for Me’s architects and designers Looking for some kitchen design ideas for your home renovation or extension project? You are in the right place! We have rounded up some of the best kitchen designs from the architects and designers on Design for Me. Click on the images below to see… Read more »

Skylights – ideas and inspiration

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Skylights – inspiration from Design for Me’s architects and designers Skylights are often a key ingredient to a well designed, light and stylish extension. Not only can they bring in swathes of natural light, they can provide an opportunity for an interesting architectural gesture. Click on the images below to see their full profiles and… Read more »

Exterior sliding / folding doors – design inspiration

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Folding doors, bifold doors, sliding doors, concertina doors… what’s the difference? Folding doors, bifold doors, concertina doors, patio doors… there seem to be so many names for these glazed doors that open out to your garden but essentially they mean the same thing! Fully glazed doors have become incredibly popular and are a bit of… Read more »

Flood risk assessment for a planning application

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Why do I need a flood risk assessment and what is it? If you are applying for planning permission, you may be need to provide a flood risk assessment with your application. This demonstrates the flood risk for your proposed development.   When is a flood risk assessment required? A flood risk assessment is required… Read more »

Architect’s tips: How to design the best house extension layout

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To design the best house extension layout, it should not be seen as a stand-alone project. To make the most of this extra space, you and your architect should consider the best layout for the entire house. But don’t worry – this doesn’t mean you will need to rethink the entire existing layout! Working within… Read more »

Can you extend planning permission?

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Can you pay to extend planning permission? You used to be able to pay to extend planning permission, but this has not been the case for many years now. Your two options now are to either: Submit a new application Make sure all the planning conditions are discharged and commence development* before the permission expires…. Read more »

Residential architects in Reading and Berkshire

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If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Reading and Berkshire to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. Berkshire is brimming with talented architects and designers, so we have… Read more »

Residential architects in Oxfordshire

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If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Oxfordshire to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. Oxfordshire is brimming with talented architects and designers, so we have no doubt… Read more »

Residential architects in Derbyshire

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If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Derbyshire to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. Derbyshire is brimming with talented architects and designers, so we have no doubt… Read more »

Residential architects in Nottingham

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If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Nottingham to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. Nottingham is brimming with talented architects and designers, so we have no doubt… Read more »