Wondering if anyone can help. We have already received planning permission for a room on ground floor and bedroom upstairs. We also demolished the kitchen to be rebuilt. However we have recrntly found that the kitchen will be smaller than the old kitchen. We want it three foot larger to make it...
I am having problems getting any sort of insurance. I have purchased a property that I intend to demolish in 6 to 12 months time if planning is approved.The issue is if I get vacant property insurance they do not cover me because I have said I want to knock the property down. If I take out public...
My husband and I met Mike Hardwick at the NSBRC in Swindon a few weeks back.
Mike, we would just like to say sincere thanks to you for offering us advice and very helpful insight in preparing to request planning permission and build our new home.
(We were the couple you spoke with you before...
Hi I've got a plot of land l use as a big garden, l cleared and layed to lawn in 2000 and built a few sheds in years to follow, l use the land to store wood for my house fire and any plants l save from other gardens. Can you advise where to register the land as l would like to self build in...
My husband and I are looking are building a Huf Haus so currently doing lots of research on land, building, planning, budgeting etc
As a Huf Haus is slightly different to the norm, I was wondering whether anyone has built a Huf Haus and can offer any information or advice :-)
We hired a builder to build a 3x5metre single storey extension to the back of our house, which was completed in November 2016...he was supposed to take care of everything. I bought all the best materials after much research, so I know that it was built using the best stuff, and I took photos...
Recently obtained planning for a prospective buyer of a property,however they have now decide to pull out of the sale. What is the legal situation regarding the owner using the approved plans, as part of the selling process, as my client has incurred planning and design fees?
subscribed for 12 months, cant find out how to get the free digital back issues?
I was very interested in the article on "Solar PV and Battery Storage", particularly battery storage. I bought my new build house last year, completing in May 2016. It included Solar PV and so I was looking forward to receiving feed-in tariff. However, although everything seemed OK when I...
We have outline planning permission for our plot but are coming up against neighbours not allowing us access across the lane to get electricity and water services. I was wondering if there is any way we can use solar power for the new house and how else we could get water to it. At the moment we...