At home with AJ

We talk to AJ Odudu about the renovation of her Victorian flat in South London

Lose yourself at Filly Island

Life began at Filly Island in the 1700s, when this cottage was used to store the cart which the neighbouring mill’s horse dutifully pulled upstream.

How is COVID-19 impacting the self-build market?

Is caution required of those looking to take on their own self-building project?

Specifying doors for a conservatory

Neil Ginger offers his insights into specifying doors for a conservatory.

Why opt to use oak frames for new projects

English Heritage Buildings has outlined 8 benefit from building with oak

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

The UK, along with the rest of the world, is in uncharted waters. The spread of COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Indeed, UK homebuyers in the midst of completing on a transaction have been advised by the Government to hold off until the current pandemic is effectively resolved. However, is the same caution required of those...
If you’re dreaming of transforming your home with a new kitchen or extension, you’re not alone. A recent survey showed that UK homeowners spent £295bn renovating their homes over the last five years. But how should you fund expensive refurbishment projects? Here, mortgage expert Michael Usher, of Michael Usher Mortgage Services, discusses the options.
Is 2020 the year you finally renovate your home into your dream? If there’s a particular room in your house that has so much more potential, why not? There are several renovations you can perform, which will not only make your house more luxurious but also boost its value.
Home renovation projects are incredibly stressful, and it’s easy to get caught up in the moment knocking down walls, painting ceilings and building your dream home. It’s important to remember, however, that as well as a beautiful new home, you will also create a lot of waste and you need to think about how to manage and dispose of this.