Bromley Porch Extensions (BR1): One superb way to improve the look of your house in Bromley that doesn't break the bank is to add a porch extension. In fact building a porch is among the simplest and most affordable home improvement projects you can do. Everyone says that first impressions are important and a porch can certainly help to give visitors to your home that good first impression.
If you need some assistance with the planning and design of your proposed porch, an experienced builder in Bromley should be able to help. You can also get a wealth of information and inspiration for porches on the internet.
The materials to be used for the floor, the windows, the ceiling, the roof, the door and the walls need to be considered before pressing ahead with your porch.
Other elements to think about are storage, furnishings, decoration, internal design and power sockets.
Is Planning Permission Required for a Porch? Generally speaking, planning permission is not needed for a porch in Bromley so long as: your residence is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building, the porch construction doesn't exceed a ground area of 3 square metres, no element of the porch is over three metres above ground level, no component of the porch is within 2m of any road or 2m from the boundary of the property.
It is generally advisable to shoot down to your local planning office before proceeding with your porch. Your chosen Bromley porch builder will be glad to help you with this process. Always check and double check where planning permission is involved.
Building Regulations: Whether planning permission is required or not, you might still need building regulations approval. Building regulations approval shouldn't be needed if the existing exterior door stays in place, any current disability access is maintained and the porch area is lower than 30m2 and at ground level. Electrical installations and certain types of window will need approval.
Porches - The Benefits: The main benefits of a porch are: boosting the value of the property, give you a little bit of additional storage space, preventing heat loss through your front door, offering somewhere to leave bicycles, providing somewhere to leave muddy shoes, stand damp brollys and hang coats, enhancing the appeal of the property to buyers should you need to put it on the market, more security and giving extra character to a previously plain entrance.
Porch extensions can be undertaken in Bromley and also in: Keston, Downham, Beckenham, Orpington, Bickley, Sundridge, Shortlands, Spring Park, West Wickham, Hayes, Petts Wood, Chislehurst, Elmers End, New Bekenham, Crofton Park, Lee, and in these postcodes BR1 1WY, BR1 2BY, BR1 1JB, BR1 1AH, BR1 2AL, BR1 1WP, BR1 2DT, BR1 2AU, BR1 1QW, BR1 2DS. Local Bromley porch installers will likely have the postcode BR1 and the telephone dialling code 020.
For all the latest building regulations with regard to porch building look here: Porches.
You should give preference to building contractors who are signed up member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
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Porch extension quotes were recently needed by people residing in the following Bromley streets: Swiftsden Way, Cobham Close, South Street, Burwood Avenue, Tredwell Close, Chingley Close, Sandringham Road, Southview Road, Breckonmead, Tavistock Road, Southbourne, Aspen Copse, Beckenham Lane, Appledore Close, Bromley Gardens, Camlan Road, Brookwood Close, Ansford Road, Southwark Place, Credenhall Drive, Station Road, Chatterton Road, Sandford Road, The Glade, Crown Lane, Albyfield, Capstone Road, Springfield Road, Andace Park Gardens, and in these postcodes: BR1 1WY, BR1 2BY, BR1 1JB, BR1 1AH, BR1 2AL, BR1 1WP, BR1 2DT, BR1 2AU, BR1 1QW, BR1 2DS.
More Greater London porch builders: Enfield, Greenwich, Ealing, Bromley, Bexley, Harrow, Barnet, Hounslow, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames and Richmond upon Thames.
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Porch specialists in BR1 area, 020.
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