Planning and building a house extension requires planning, not to mention time and money.However, the effort is worth it, because it can enhance the value of your property. Not just that, expanding the rooms or building new rooms can make room for a growing family. Property prices in UK being what they are; it is difficult to find new homes. Moving to a new locality can also be difficult. For all these reasons, people consider getting a house extension.Planning and building a house extension requires planning, not to mention time and money. However, the effort is worth it, because it can enhance the value of your property. Not just that, expanding the rooms or building new rooms can make room for a growing family. Property prices in UK being what they are; it is difficult to find new homes. Moving to a new locality can also be difficult. For all these reasons, people consider getting a house extension. We are very glad that you have landed at our Ajax Builders web Page.If you looking to build an extension within the Greater London radius we are able to assist you.
Building a house extension can strain you financially. The best method of going about it is to take a second mortgage on your home. Before you take out a mortgage, you need to see how you can budget your expenses. Take into consideration all costs, fees and expenditures. You may need to move into another place till the renovation and building work is going on. This will also put a strain on your budget.We can put you in contact with morgage broker who is specialising in house improvements morgage
You need to draw up plans for a house extension if you want to understand exactly how your home will look after the remodelling.Will also help to better understand your needs and to give you exact fixed quote. You also need to keep in mind your needs. It is pointless to spend a lot on extensive extensions if you have a small family. On the other hand, if you are planning to sell your property, then well planned renovation and remodelling can add to the value of your house. Think about how the proposed changes will affect you. If you cannot afford to stay in rented accommodation, try to keep the changes to a minimum so that the job is accomplished sooner.At Ajax Builders we can help with both Planning and construction to lead step by step you through whole extension building process.
You need to get the requisite permissions for your house extension. A qualified builder or architect should be able to get the permission. There are some chances of your not being granted permission. Don't get disheartened; generally a change in plan will get you the permission.
Architect And Builder
The architect is not just responsible for designing the new structure. He must also help you draw up plans to get the requisite permission. If the permission is not given first time around, you may need to approach the authorities again with modifications to the plan. The architect from Ajax Builders can help you get the permission. He will try to keep the changes within the limit where you need not take permission from the building department.
A properly done house extension is the best way of adding value to your property, and making room for a large family.
Please contact us to arrange meeting.If you will need also full home renovation,or renovation and decoration so your old interiors will match with newbuild extension,wel will be able to quote you for this works.
Do I need Planning Permission for house extension?
Under new regulations that came into effect on 1 October 2008 an extension or addition to your house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions:
No more than half the area of land around the "original house"* would be covered by additions or other buildings.
No extension forward of the principal elevation or side elevation fronting a highway.
No extension to be higher than the highest part of the roof.
Maximum depth of a single-
Maximum height of a single-
Maximum depth of a rear extension of more than one storey of three metres beyond the rear wall including ground floor.
Maximum eaves height of an extension within two metres of the boundary of three metres.
Maximum eaves and ridge height of extension no higher than existing house.
Side extensions to be single storey with maximum height of four metres and width no more than half that of the original house.
Roof pitch of extensions higher than one storey to match existing house.
Materials to be similar in appearance to the existing house.
No verandas, balconies or raised platforms.
On designated land* no permitted development for rear extensions of more than one storey.
On designated land no cladding of the exterior.
On designated land no side extensions.
Please note: the permitted development allowances described here apply to houses not flats, maisonettes or other buildings. View guidance on flats and maisonettes here.
Installation, alteration or replacement of a chimney, flue or soil and vent pipe: Read guidance on the permitted development regime under Class G of the regime which came into force on 1 October 2008.
* The term "original house" means the house as it was first built or as it stood on 1 July 1948 (if it was built before that date). Although you may not have built an extension to the house, a previous owner may have done so.
* Designated land includes national parks and the Broads, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, conservation areas and World Heritage Sites.