Category Archives: Residential Development

Folding Sliding Doors

Posted by in Product Details, Residential Development | July 25, 2015

The days of the patio doors and French doors may be drawing to a close. Today more people want to “bring the outside in”. To enjoy the beauty of their garden on a cooler day from the warmth and comfort of their open plan kitchen or allow guests, champagne in hand, to spill out onto […]

Loft Conversions?

Posted by in Residential Development | February 17, 2014

Spring is just around the corner – traditionally the start of the home improvement season. If you’re looking to add to your property a loft conversion may be the answer. A well built, light filled loft conversion may provide the practical, flexible space that meets the needs of a growing family now and for the […]

Larger Home Extensions: Neighbour Consultation Scheme

Posted by in Planning Issues, Residential Development | August 12, 2013

Are you thinking of making use of the new increased permitted development rules for single storey rear house extensions? If so AUD Architects can provide advice to ensure you maximise the return for your investment. AUD Architects are an RIBA Chartered Practice and work throughout the Cheshire region and the northwest of England. The changes […]

We Can’t Live Without Space + Light

Posted by in Residential Development | April 24, 2013
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In February 2013, HomeWise commissioned a survey that revealed people feel dissatisfied with their new build home after only two years of moving in. Three key issues stood out as the biggest problems for residents of new build homes Energy, Space + Natural Light Living in cramped homes with little natural light has an adverse […]

Architect in the House 2013!

Posted by in Planning Issues, Residential Development | April 13, 2013

Is there something you’d like to change about your home? From solving the (never-ending) problem of storage, to knocking down a wall or adding an extension – most of us have something we’d love to improve. Knowing where to start can be tricky. But Architect in the House, brought to you by the Royal Institute […]

To extend or to extend further, that is the question!

Posted by in Planning Issues, Residential Development | March 30, 2013

The Coalition Government has been very active in the last year in introducing a set of measures to extend permitted development rights for a temporary 3 year period. With the aim of stimulating economic growth, making it easier to carry out development or change the use of buildings without planning permission, it will provide many people […]

HS2 Rail Link

Posted by in Planning Issues, Residential Development | February 25, 2013

The recent announcement of the routes for the upcoming high-speed rail link to the north of England has been met with a mixed response. At an estimated cost of £32.7billion and the creation of over 100,000 jobs the government are hoping the new routes will free up capacity on the conventional rail network for passengers […]