Aye, Aye, Captain

Located in Shooter’s Hill, one of the oldest parts of London’s Blackheath, this Grade II Listed captain’s house was more than a little faded.

12 Benefits of Working from a Garden Office

Thinking of working from home more often, but need a new space to make a perfect office? Here are 12 reasons to build that space in your own garden.

10 Considerations When Choosing a Fire

Are you renovating your fireplace and about to start your journey towards a new stove or fire?

Cooking Up a Storm

After 12 years of living in their late-Victorian East Dulwich home, husband and wife Paul and Lindsay Davies were forced to admit that their kitchen was no longer fit for purpose.

Making the Most of Temporary Living

Ade Sosanya and his family are awaiting planning permission for an inspirational self-build project in the Kentish countryside.

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

Patrick Cannon, one of the UK’s leading Tax Barristers, explains why some renovation projects may not be required to pay stamp duty.
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Homeowners thinking about making improvements to their property whilst stuck indoors can consider a range of enhancements to improve and maximise available space, including conservatories, orangeries and solid roof extensions.
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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...
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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.
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