Extension Projects for Under £50k

We hope you all had a lovely bank holiday weekend, we have been looking through our current portfolio of projects and fee scales in house and we are starting to notice a trend.

Do you want more to add more space? Light? and a better connection with the garden? Extending could be the solution.

Within this weeks blog we look at different examples that were all completed for a budget of under £50,000

Careful attention to detail, sourcing local materials, carrying out any work you can on a DIY basis and keeping one eye on the costs can all help to bring your extension project in on a tight budget.

If you are in need of some extension inspiration, take a look at this selection of projects that have all been achieved within a £50,000 build cost budget.

(MORE: Building an extension? Follow this budget guide)


A Sympathetic Extension

Looking to add a new kitchen diner to their farmhouse, the homeowners of this project chose Welsh Oak Frame to design and build their new addition as they felt that exposed oak would be in keeping with the style of the original farmhouse and would add character and warmth to the new space.

  • Build Cost: £40,000

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An ICF Addition

This cottage has been subject to a large extension constructed using insulating concrete formwork (ICF) from Beco Wallform.

  • Build Cost: Approximately £12,000

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An Oak Frame Extension

Completed by Border Oak, this oak and glass single room extension has been added to a listed Arts and Crafts house, and joined with a modern frameless glass connection so that the two parts can be easily distinguished.

  • Build Cost: £45,000

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A Modern Orangery

You have probably seen this project extension a number of times within our blogs. The homeowners of this period home wanted to introduce more space, and commissioned an orangery extension.

  • Build Cost: £18,000

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A Kitchen Diner Extension

With a view to creating a more traditional space in keeping with the existing building, the clients behind this project were keen to knock down the old side extension to make way for a new addition.

Cladded in white render, with a flat roof and central lantern this extension houses an open plan kitchen/dining/living area that is connected to the rear reception room.

  • Build Cost: £50,000

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A 1930s Semi Extension

Again another project image which is plastered over our blogs! The challenge for our clients here was how they could create more space for their growing family within their 1930s semi-detached home on a limited budget.

The answer to the problem came in the form of a crisp and contemporary rendered extension to the rear of the property, along with a small side extension that runs down one side of the house.

  • Build Cost: £40,000

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A Glazed Lean-To

The owners of this stone-clad home, were looking to create additional space off their existing kitchen. The couple opted for a lean-to conservatory filled with natural light.

The design team at the company created a simple but effective design to perfectly fit the bill, complete with two skylights and top-hung windows for ventilation.

  • Build Cost: £40,000

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A Seamless Addition

Previously a garage this garage conversion to their existing 1970s semi-detached home, we weres enlisted by the homeowners to build a new kitchen/dining/family space to the rear.

  • Build Cost: £49,000

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An Oak Frame Kitchen Extension

With a growing family, the owners of this three bedroom detached house in Staffordshire were becoming increasingly constrained by the property’s size.

Reluctant to move out of the area, the homeowners came up with a design concept that would see their old, cold, leaking conservatory replaced with a modern, light-filled, open plan extension.

  • Build Cost: £50,000

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A Semi-Detached Home Extended

When the homeowners bought this semi-detached home, they knew immediately they wanted to create a new extension to the rear of the property.

A new 8m x 5m flat roof extension was built and clad in Stock bricks to match the existing brickwork, with reclaimed bricks, also used internally as a feature wall. A bank of rooflights brings natural daylight into the new space.

  • Build Cost: £45,000

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