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This is what appearing on Grand Designs is really like

Ever wondered what it's like to appear on Grand Designs and how Kevin McCloud is in person? Read first-hand what it's like to be on the show


How much does a kitchen extension cost?

Considering a kitchen extension? Budget for your dream space with our guide to costs.

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Considering a conservatory? These are the different types available

Save yourself some research time with our guide to the top 10 types of conservatory available, and which is best for you

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How much does a bathroom renovation cost? We break it down for you

When it comes to bathroom renovation costs, it can be hard to know where to start. Our guide helps you budget for everything from fitters to fixtures

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Do you need planning permission for a conservatory? The guidelines explained

Unsure if your conservatory needs planning permission or if it's a permitted development? Here's everything you need to know to make your sunny spot all above board

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How long does planning permission take? The application timeline explained

Wondering if you’ll be ready to start building next month? Think again, because the average planning application takes at least eight weeks

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Planning permission: what is it and do I need it?

Embarking on a renovation or extension project and wondering if you need planning permission? We’re here to help

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How much does planning permission cost? We explain the fees

Here's what you need to know about planning permission fees for your dream project.