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Hi, my neighbor is removing a wall in his house to make a dinner/Kitchen, my problem is I fear it’s a structural load bearing wall he’s removing & I’m worried about damage he mite be causing to my property. He is doing it himself but he isn’t a tradesman he’s a car salesman & I have seen...
CFCCB
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Hi, I am looking in to a property that has an agricultural storage building next to a large (10hc)field. I would like to convert the storage to a house and use the field for farming. To ask for planning permission for this conversion I am not sure if this would be residential or commercial as its...
Marahman
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My house is part timber framed (single storied)that has been given a new outer wall of sandstone. Any idea what the cost would be (per square metre if you like) to replace inner support wall with standard building blocks. The foundation like all older timber framed bungalows is much shallower than...
paulwheater
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I've just bought a flat in a property which was recently converted from a single unit Edwardian house into two flats. I had a full survey done, but the survey missed that the wall which separates my property from my neighbour (they have the upstairs and some rooms on the ground floor) is a...
LPB_241
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Our Planning Officer is being unreasonable with the changes he wants us to make with our design for him to pass it. (Mid Suffolk District Council). No formal decision has been given yet. We would like to take it to Committee but our question is: Do we request this before the Planning Officer gives...
Lizskelton
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We have a large garage & workshop 7.5m x 5m, part ridge roof, part flat which is in a state of disrepair and needs to be replaced. We want to accommodate our motorhome and can take the current floor level down (tanking needed) on the garage side to give space. We also want to make the garage...
Cris
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Hello, I am going to demolish my 1950s bungalow. I wondered how I can get value from the property before the 'wrecking ball' comes. I will try to sell big ticket items like the conservatory on ebay/gumtree, but where else can we make some money? Is there value in 2nd hand scrap for...
Abif
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My builder's last invoice contains some items that I am not happy with, and one of them includes an element which (because it will not pass building regs) is below the quality threshold. As such, I do not wish to pay it in full. My priority though is to get a completion certificate, and I need...
Bgregster
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Hi, We're interested in a build site which can only be accessed via a 7 tonne weight limit bridge. The bridge is wide enough for big vehicles, it just has a weight limit. Is this a limitation that would stop experienced house builders from considering this plot? Other than the inconvenience of...
ClubStreet
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We are in the process of buying a new house which is a standard 1970's build. The house needs a number of things doing and some of those are obvious such as double glazing and insulation. The insulation is minimal at present but we plan to do the roof, walls and under the suspended floor. With...
paula17
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