Single Storey Rear Extension

An extension is a necessity to any house that lacks space. Even building a simple single storey extension can benefit you in many ways, for instance, it extends living space, transforms it to suit your needs and gives an opportunity to increase natural light in your home.
Rear extensions extend the living space from the back of the house and can either have pitched roof or flat roof. According to roof type, the roof lights can be chosen. This extension type is the most popular when extending a kitchen and dining room area or creating completely new space with lots of natural light. Usually, rear extensions have full width door to access the garden. One of the most popular door choice is Bi-fold doors. They give a comfortable access to the patio or garden and floods the room with light.

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Single Storey Side Extension

A side extension is usually chosen to utilize the internal space of the property. It extends beyond the original home, most likely into a rear garden. Such type of extensions usually require additional work in order to create bigger structural openings to blend old and new structures together. The design choice for a side extension is up to your imagination. You can knock a few walls and build a contemporary structure, where you create an open plan kitchen of your dreams, for example, or, contrary, just maintain you’re an existing built, such as an old terrace and not go over with extravagant design choices.

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Single Storey Wrap Around Extension

A wrap around or side return extension is essentially a rear and side extensions combined. It can be formed into a single or multi-storey structure, but most commonly they are single storey. They are popular in London, especially because they utilize the alley space created in many Victorian properties and thus create a very large kitchen/dining and living space without encroaching as much on the garden space. The additional roof space encourages the use of more windows, which, compared to other extensions generates more natural light into the finished space.

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  • Single Storey Rear Extension
  • Single Storey Side Extension
  • Single Storey Wrap Around Extension

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