The Lake Houses Lake Drive, Tidbury Green

On Friday 12th April at 16:15 we were please to hear that our proposed new build Lake Houses, at Tidbury Green were signed off by our Building Inspector and they are now on the open market.

Therefore, this week we thought it would be appropriate to write this weeks blog about this flagship development in the 60 acres parklands and golf course. Tidbury Green is a delightful rural village close to Solihull, with renowned Earlswood Lakes, a haven for sailing, fishing or walking.

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How to Build a Budget Extension

If you want to add more space to your home without breaking the bank, there are plenty of ways to stay in control of your extension project’s spend. Here’s how to build an extension for less.

Having a fixed and limited budget needn’t discourage you from adding an extension to your home. There are plenty of ways you can create a good-looking and functional new space by planning and designing it with cost know-how in mind. 

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A Guide to Conservation Areas

If you’re looking to build a new house, or improve an existing one, in a Conservation Area, you’re probably aware of a vague complication somewhere down the planning permission line. Plan ahead, and not only can the Conservation Area route be navigated calmly, it can actually be a positive enhancement, not least to the design of house you end up with.

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Matching Materials for an Extension

Nothing ruins a house more than a badly matched extension, but with a little research, your new space can look as though it has been there forever. There are several cardinal sins when it comes to extension design, but within this article the focus is on how to source, alter and use materials in order to get your extension to blend seamlessly with what is already there.

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RIBAPix: Tributes to the Fallen: First World War Memorials

To mark 100 years since the end of World War One, RIBApix presents a collection of images showing both built and unexecuted First World War Memorials from around the world.

The devastating and unimaginable number of casualties as well as the destruction of large areas of Europe, led to The Great War of 1914-1918 being known at the time as “the war to end all wars”.

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Happy World Architecture Day

World Architecture Day is celebrated on the first Monday of every October, it was set up by the Union International des Architects, back in 2005 to show the appreciation for the works architects do, and to celebrate great global architectural works!

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Architecture North Receive Full Planning Permission on 4 Applications

Great start to the week!

Yesterday we received full planning permission including a Dormer Loft Conversion, A Household Extension including a double garage and glazed corridor link, a proposed Annexe, and a Barn Conversion to become a home!

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