House extensions

House extensions

If you want to create extra space for a growing family or just for your own enjoyment, a house extension is one of the most worthwhile investments. Not only is it far cheaper than relocating for space, but you’ll also make back the money on the sale of your home.

Why extend rather than move?

The cost of moving home is escalating year-in year-out and now it’ll set you back thousands of pounds from stamp duty, solicitor fees and estate agent payments. To counter this, instead of relocating for more space, just add an extension to your home.

There are many ways to add extra space, from extending out the back of your property to converting the loft or basement.

This proves to be a much quicker solution to achieving more space and requires less effort and associated fees.

Add value with a home extension

With the housing market not moving, adding value to your property is crucial. With home extensions you can pump thousands of pounds into the value.

A Nationwide building society survey showed that on average:

  • An extra bedroom raises property value by 6%

  • An extra bathroom raises property value by 5%

  • An en-suite bedroom conversion in the loft raises value by up to 20%.

Whilst extending into your back garden or above the garage would be highly beneficial, it could prove more cost effective to utilise the space in your loft and convert it into another room.

Home extension quotes

No matter where you want to extend or renovate, adding extra space in your home is one of the only ways to add value and have more room. It could be an extension above the garage or a renovation of the loft or basement.

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Local House extensions Projects

Project: Side return kitchen extension on mid terrace house. We are looking to extend out into our side return to incorporate a utility room and shower room off our existing kitchen Homeowner Please contac...
Project: 4 meter going out extension across the back of house one story high with a pitch room Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace Looking For: Single storey extension...
Project: Extention to the back of the property, one storey only Measurements are about 3m-5m Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace Looking For: Single storey extension ...
Project: Homeowner House extension Double storey extension Detached Two-storey extension off main living area Plans available Supplied and installed Please contact to appoint
Project: Extension to rear of the house the is approx 5m x 5m. The extension would have a pitched roof Homeowner Will need assistance with planning permission Please contact to appoint
Project: Home owner Ground Floor extenion Expand living space Time scale immediate Contact to Appoint *
Project: We would like our current two storey extension to the rear of our house demolishing and a larger one replacing it. The lower floor would be full width of the house and the upper storey half the width...
Project: Homeowner Single Storey Extension Needs help with planing Conservation Area Please contact to appoint
Project: Bungalow Kitchen extension 3 external walls external measurements 6mts x 6mts x 7.150 x 2.4 high. Internall area 37.34 sq mts. Along the 7.150 wall is a 4 meter Bifold door,1.2 x 1mt window. Are y...
Project: Side extension to include ground floor additional room (poosible extension to kitchen) and additional bedroom upstairs Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Looking For: Double storey ...
Project: Homeowner Remove conservatory 10x12 Single storey extension Supplied and fitted Call to appoint *
Project: Homeowner 2 STORY EXTENSION AT REAR OF PROPERTY TO INCREASE SIZE OF SECOND BEDROOM AND THE KITCHEN / MAKE AN OFFICE Will need assistnace with planning permission Plans to be drawn up Please contac...
Project: Home Owner Detached Single Storey Extension Planning Assistance may be Required Please Call to Appoint * Customer advised the best time to call is 07/01/15 in the morning
Project: Extension above the kitchen Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Looking For: Single storey extension Do you have planning permission: No Would you require assistance to gain this: ...
Project: Home owner Single storey extenions Kitchen Extension Planning permission may be required Plans needed Time scale 1-3 months Contact to Appoint
Project: homeowner Semi detached Single storey extension unsure on planning permission no plans needs assistance with plans immediate please contact to appoint *
Project: Homeowner House extension 1 Storey extension on back of the property 2 Storey extension on front of property Extension to the front of the property to add another bedroom Extension to the back to...
Project: homeowner utility room needs replacing room needs rebuilding including base no planning required 2 windows 1 door new roof double brick supplied and fitted immedaite start please call to a...
Project: Homeowner 4m x 2m extension to kitchen Will need assistance with planning permission Plans to be drawn up Please contact to appoint
Project: Extra room built on top of garage on semi detached house Homeowner Will need assistance with planning permission Plans to be drawn up Please contact to appoint

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House extensions activity in June 2018

House extensions Projects in the UK in June 2018

May 2018 April / May
Greater London 1,050 14%
South East 950 -10%
North West 650 0%
Scotland 574 -9%
Yorkshire & Humber 500 14%
Western Midlands 492 0%
South West 491 -2%
East Of England 390 18%
East Midlands 383 -14%
Northern Ireland 194 -22%
Wales 177 -19%
North East 50 -38%
United Kingdom 5,901 -2%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

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Energy Performance of Houses

The below information indicates the energy performance of properties in Uk. Energy ratings range from A to G, with A being the most energy efficient and G being the least efficient. The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating comes into play heavily when trying to sell your property, as prospective buyers will see just how much they're likely to be paying for their heating expenses. House upgrades such as insulation assist to considerably boost a home's EPC rating.