The homeowners of an old, outdated home in London’s popular Brixton sought to modernise the property. A new double-height extension has benefitted from modern glazing solutions, and the interior has been decorated with a light-toned, pastel palette for a fresh, colourful aesthetic.
08 Mar 2021
After Rupert and Rose McDonnell’s second son was born, the pair realised they needed a house with more space and a change of location to be close to an excellent primary school.
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. With little room to appreciate the heart of their home and difficult spaces in general, the pair turned to…
Paul Trace from Stella Rooflight discusses the practicalities involved in specifying large rooflights.
07 Dec 2020
An exceptionally designed, contemporary lateral living, four-bedroom home set within a historical Victorian building, Rylett Studios, in fondly known Starch Green, has come to market with leading west London estate agent, Finlay Brewer. In a former life, the building was a Victorian laundry facility, then a ball bearings factory in…
Padraig Hurley, Self-Build Manager for Taylor Lane Timber Frame, explains how the flexibility of timber frame construction can enable self-builders to create a future-proof home.
The Wards from East London had selected existing family land in Havering as the location for their dream home. Their in-depth research into construction techniques led them to pre-fabricated homes specialist, WeberHaus.
11 Aug 2020
Garages and outbuildings are a fine addition to any property, adding both curb appeal and value to any home. Garages have transformed over the years with more and more people choosing to convert or renovate their garage to give a more practical and aesthetic appeal to their property.
Looking to migrate away from the rented property market and move into a new home, Paul and Sheena Littlewood stumbled across this charming terraced property in West London’s Chelsea; and instantly knew it was the one for them. Situated in a quiet residential street, the five-storey house required a complete…
AJ Odudu is best known for appearances on British television on reality shows such as Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins; however, her love for renovating is not as well recognised as her presenting career. This month, we’ve talked to AJ about the recent…