The number one cause of budget and programme over-runs is rushing through the design process. A well thought out design will add value through the whole process and reduce you stress levels when you come to build your extension. An out of control project is expensive and a very stressful. 

Stage 1
Download my FREE ‘Extension Project Planning Pack’
Is an extension right for you? How much does a typical extension cost? Hopefully this free initial guide will help you get off on the right foot in planning your new family home extension. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.

Stage 2
FREE Consultation Call
Need some specific advice for your potential extension?  Schedule a FREE ’15 Minute Consultation’ call with me, Jonathan Durndell and let me answer any questions you may have.  CLICK HERE TO ARRANGE A FREE CALL BACK.

Stage 3
Home Consultation
Do you want to know your potential extension project is feasible?  Do you want to know if there are any obstacles that need resolving along the way such as drainage and neighbourly issues?  Do you want some strategic guidance on the best route to obtain planning permission? All consultations are undertaken by me, Jonathan Durndell, Chartered Building Surveyor, with over 16 years experience in undertaking and designing home extensions. I offer a 30 Minute Home Consultation for a nominal cost of ONLY £125.00 (T&C’s Apply).

Alternatively, you may be looking for initial extension design and remodelling advice? Not sure of the best layout for you and your family? I offer a 2 Hour Design Consultation for a nominal cost of £500.00 (T&C’s Apply).

Once the initial pre-engagement process has been completed and you are happy to proceed with designing your new family home extension, this is the simple process in completing the design and obtaining all statutory approvals, ready to obtain detailed quotations from builders:

Stage 4
Obtaining accurate measurements
A full measured survey of your home will be carried out to produce the existing plans of your house and site.  This is essential to a successful project.

Stage 5
Designing your extension
I listen carefully to your needs and design collaboratively with you, using my design experience to suggest ideas along the way.  This design process should be fun and exciting, seeing your design transform your home and how it will transform you and your family’s way of living.

Stage 6
Securing Planning Permission & Building Control Approval
With 16 years of planning experience, I give your proposals the best chance of winning planning permission and passing through Building Control approval.

Stage 7
Detailed drawings to provide your contractor to accurately price and build from
Clear and concise documentation to provide to your chosen builder. No hand drawn sketches.