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What does the relaxation of planning laws mean for the home renovations and architectural industries?

  As I have mentioned in previous blog posts, home improvement and architectural projects can require planning permission, and it’s important that you adhere to the regulations to ensure you do not face action. Advice can be sought from architects, but, depending on complexity, a dedicated planning expert be best in certain situations. Most, if […]

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How will surrounding local authorities be impacted by Barking and Dagenham Council’s housing policy?

  Housing, or the lack of it, is a significant issue across the UK, but London in particular is currently in the midst of a housing crisis. The average cost of a home in North East London is around £460,000, and most cost more than 10 times the average salary. To try to ease the […]

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How should investors navigate property in a post-Brexit world?

  Foreign investment has been a vital part of the UK economy for many years. It is well documented that overseas money has caused property prices to spike in London, and the Brexit vote last year is yet to impact this hugely. According to Land Registry Data, between 2008 and 2015 there were almost 28,000 […]

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How To Prepare Before An Architect Or Interior Designer Starts Work

  Once you have gone through the motions to select the right architect and other consultants you need to make preparations for them to start work. This initial preparation is an important part of the project process. If things start off on the wrong foot your project could be riddled with issues. As an experienced […]

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How To Find The Right Architect For Your Home Improvement Project

  Once you have decided you would like to go ahead with your home improvement project, and have decided upon which contractors you would like as part of your team, it’s important to make sure you get the right architect. Here are five things you should do to find the right architect. 1) Look At […]

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