How to Get the lowest Builders' Quotes

Home Extension Advice : Part 2 : Tender – How to Get the Lowest Builders’ Quotes

Searching for home extension advice? Want to know how to get the lowest builders’ quotes? In this blog, the second in our series outlining how best to organise your building project, we’ll pass on experience when it comes to finding and selecting the best builders and then getting the most competitive quotes from them. Although…

permitted development changes September 2020

Permitted Development Changes September 2020 – Good or Bad News?

Permitted Development Changes in England The Prime Minister has both announced – and hinted at – some major changes to Permitted Development rights for England as part of his Build, Build, Build campaign. From September this year we are to understand that homeowners living in the majority of post-war homes (whether they are detached, semi-detached…

House Extension Costs CLPM

House Extension Costs – 5 Steps to Set Your Construction Budget

Want to understand more about house extension costs and how to budget for your construction works? In this blog James Bryden, our MD outlines what costs you should allow for when budgeting for your renovation or home extension building project. Always Set a Realistic Construction Budget Here at CLPM we meet a lot of clients…

Things to do before starting your building project

Things to do before starting your building project

Are you planning to extend, renovate or improve your home in the near future? There are plenty of things to do before starting your building project. The social distancing requirements of the current coronavirus situation probably mean that you have a bit more free time at home than you’re used to. Time is very precious.…

How to build a sustainable home

How to Build a Sustainable Home Part 1: Fabric

How to Build a Sustainable Home Part 1: Fabric Planning to create a sustainable house for your family to live in? Whether you’re building an energy efficient home from scratch, or carrying our eco-friendly renovations on an existing property, you need to begin by considering the fabric of your building. The way your new or…

CLPM at Passivhaus Workshop

Are you planning a Passivhaus project? If so, you might be interested to come along to the Passivhaus Workshop being held at the NSBRC in Swindon this weekend in partnership with the Passivhaus Trust. Tickets are free to this 2 day event and it’s a must if you’re considering an energy efficient building project. The…