If you are planning to extend your home - Read-On...
Before contacting a good architect it would be a good idea to sketch as many ideas and drafts as you can as you know your home better than anyone; this will also assist your architect to visualise what plans/ideas you have.
Also look at other homes to see if you can use similar ideas - or enhance them to suite your own requirements.
Don't forget to add your own creativity inside in and/or outside.
1. You'll need an Architect to produce your drawings. Some may require planning approval - This can be established with some research.
2. If structural walls are being removed a Structural Engineers report will be needed.
3. Once you have the Drawings & Structural Report you will be in a good position to approach good local builders to provide you with quotations on completing the work.
4. Your planning authority is Basildon Council as you may already know, their website http://www.basildon.gov.uk/article/686/Planning-Services will be of use where needed.
If you have any more questions please email info@TilleyHomeImprovements.com and review our website.
P.S : For more details on moving your project forward visit - http://www.tilleyhomeimprovements.com/planning-stage.html
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