Coronavirus and its impact on home design

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting most, if not all, areas of our daily lives. Our homes have become our safe havens, even more so than before. We here at Tudor Design and Build believe that the pandemic is going to influence our future projects, with our clients prioritizing parts of their homes in different ways than before. Separate living spaces Open-plan layouts are extremely popular and while we feel they…

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Master bedroom loft conversion

lofts are ripe for conversion and they often make the perfect space for a master bedroom.  Most loft conversions are considered to be a permitted development. This means that you don’t need to obtain planning permission. As per The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government this is subject to the following limits and conditions: A volume allowance of 40 cubic metres additional roof space for terraced houses* A volume…

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Top 10 building mistakes – part one

In our many years undertaking building projects we have seen a wide variety of different building mistakes made by homeowners. To help you avoid them, we have compiled our top ten list of building mistakes to avoid. Here’s the first five: Not thinking the design through A well-designed extension will add value to your home and make it more saleable. However, without a thorough thought-process you may end up with a design…

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