As Extension Builders in Bristol we have a great knowledge and experience of all types of buildings in and around Bristol. We cater for any budget from small to large, basic to bespoke. Home improvements in Bristol are on the way up! People are now looking to stay put rather then move house as a relaxation in the planning laws across the UK has helped somewhat, here is a link to a lot of great information available for free at www.planningportal.gov.uk
This is a great way to increase equity in homes should you decide to sell in the future. As established Bristol building contractors we have many years experience extension building in Bristol as well as liaising with architects, structural engineers and keeping to designs exactly.
One of the key factors to consider is choosing what type of extension to go for, whether you want an extension that would be described as "permitted development" or one that would require planning permission from the Council? you can find out more at planning portal. Acquiring planning permission may take a few months, it will incur additional application costs and there is a great chance of refusal. With “permitted development” house extension plans are supplied to the Council and within a few days, once they are approved, you can start the building works.
Home extensions costs in Bristol vary greatly as each project is somewhat unique ,therefore all house extension estimates are calculated individually, for new build homes in Bristol the same rules applies, but we can give you a guide to common house improvements projects that our team of Bristol builders have completed in the past to help, if you request this by email or subscribe to our site.
If you have sufficient space, a rear extension has enormous potential to change the very nature of your house. This type of home extension can be combined with internal alterations to open your kitchen up to your back garden and create a light, airy, open-plan area that can be used as a combined kitchen, dining, living and entertaining area. Turning your
kitchen and back area into more of a focal point can have immense advantages but costs also escalate quickly so it's necessary to have a thorough, well-costed plan in place.
Side return and wrap around Extensions
A side return extension is usually used to create extra space in existing rooms or to re-arrange your house to create extra bedrooms,
bathrooms or living areas. Side return extensions can also be combined with rear extensions to form a wrap-around extension. Although wrap-around extensions are often quite time-consuming and cause a significant amount of disturbance, they offer you the maximum amount of flexibility to re-order the layout of your house to exactly suit your needs
Conservatory sunroom and single storey Extensions
A rear extension can be a great way to add extra leisure space to your house with an area that abounds in natural light and greatly increases the pleasures of living in your house year-round. However, many people build conservatories and then find that they don't use them as much as they thought they would. This can be because of any number of factors but is mostly due to faults in the design and planning process we much prefer something like the extension shown in the pic above, very high quality insulation and building materials used. We can help you decide which extension is truly the best option for your needs.