The majority of extensions will need planning permission. Click here for a basic overview of domestic works that require consent. Extensions under a certain size and in certain positions can be built under permitted development rights, click here for details of permitted development.

Most people view an extension from inside out, the desire or need for increased internal space is the driving force behind the extension.

It is the responsibility of the designer to take the clients spacial requiremnts and develop a design that has minimum negative visual and environmental impact and wherever practical deliver a positive impact.