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    WHAT IS A TIMBER FRAME EXTENSION?

    Posted January 21, 2022

    Extensions offer a great way to extend your property to give you and your family more space in the home you love. As opposed to moving house after outgrowing your current home, instead, you can simply extend. With permitted development rights, it is now easier to extend your property for most as you won’t require…

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    WHERE TO START WHEN PLANNING AN EXTENSION

    Posted January 14, 2022

    As open plan living becomes more popular, more people are looking to extend their homes to fit around their lifestyles. Extending your property means you can stay in the house you love and benefit from adding extra space. With all that being said, where do you even start when planning an extension? Will you need…

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    DO YOU NEED PLANNING PERMISSION FOR A LOFT CONVERSION?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    Loft conversions are very popular for the simple fact that they are the most economical way of extending your home without using external space. It is the best way to get the absolute most out of your property.  The question on most people’s minds when thinking about converting their loft is whether or not they…

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    DOES AN EXTENSION ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    As time goes on, our lives change, which means we may end up wanting more out of our properties. Whether that is needing an extra bathroom as your family grows, or wanting more bedrooms so you can have guests stay the night more often; whatever your requirements may be, have you thought about extending? Building…

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    BUILD EXTENSION OR MOVE HOUSE?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    It is normal to outgrow your home. Perhaps, you have just started a family and what was an ideal size for just you and your partner, may now be too small for the addition of a child (or children). Or you might be fed up with the small kitchen, maybe you want your own dining…

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    CAN I BUILD A TWO-STOREY EXTENSION WITHOUT PLANNING PERMISSION?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    If you’re thinking of adding a two-storey extension to your home but are unsure if you want to tackle the obstacle of planning permission, then this post is for you. Two-storey extensions are a great way of creating more space for your existing property. Rooms, such as the kitchen can be expanded, making your life…

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    RENOVATING A 1960s HOME

    Posted January 10, 2022

    The growing popularity in mid-century style makes right now a great time to start renovating a 1960s home. In a post-war era, we saw public morale renewed which reflected in the homes that started being built. More experimentation was introduced, leading to new shapes, designs, layouts, and interiors.  Features of a 1960s Home Often, these…

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    IS IT CHEAPER TO DO A LOFT CONVERSION OR AN EXTENSION?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    Generally speaking, a loft conversion is cheaper than an extension. As opposed to an extension, you’re not building something onto an existing property, you are building within an existing property; most of the infrastructure and framework is already there, you are just building on top of it.  As well as trying to be as cost-effective…

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    IS YOUR LOFT SUITABLE FOR CONVERSION?

    Posted January 10, 2022

    Loft conversions are the most economical way of extending a property without using external space. They are a great way to make sure you are utilising all of your property. You could add an extra bedroom, bedroom with en-suite, a home office, or entertainment space. Though most lofts are convertible, it is worth knowing the…

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    How to Find the Right Builder in Norfolk For You

    Posted July 1, 2021

    Finding the right builder for your specific needs can be a challenge. You need to make sure that you have considered a broad selection of factors to get the best results, which can, understandably, take time. Builders come in all shapes and sizes, and they often have varying skill sets and abilities. Finding the right…

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    The Costs of Renovating a House

    Posted June 11, 2021

    Renovating your home can help add a new level of sophistication and bring new life to an older property, but it is not a cheap endeavour. There are many costs associated with renovating a house, and most people don’t understand the details.  Given that every home renovation project is unique, it is essential to know…

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    Innovative House Extensions For Extra Space

    Posted May 20, 2021

    A house extension is an excellent way to create extra space in the property and generate additional options for interior design. However, with so many potential house extensions on offer, what do you pick to get the best results? Finding innovative house extensions for extra space can be tricky – but thanks to our network…

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    How to fall back in love with your home

    Posted February 12, 2021

    So you’ve maybe fallen out of love with your current home, and have been struggling with the dilemma of whether or not to sell, and find your dream home, or stay put. Well what if we told you, you could stay put AND have your dream home? If you stay put in your current home,…

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    Things to do in Lockdown 3.0

    Posted January 20, 2021

    So we’re in lockdown again. Sigh. Our third national lockdown, closing schools, non-essential retail and asking us all to stay home to save lives and protect the NHS. We totally understand that by now there is only so much banana bread and box sets you can take. And let’s not even get started on becoming…

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    Working from home without an office.

    Posted December 16, 2020

    In our last blog we discussed the future of working from home, and how it is mostly likely set to continue for a lot of companies. With that being the case, how set up for this new ‘normal’ are you? Some of us might have the luxury of a spare room or home ‘office’ already…

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    Will working from home continue?

    Posted December 15, 2020

    The bottom line is – Only 7% of British workers want to return to the office full-time after Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. 18% say they would now choose to work from home every day, and 32% say they’d like to be at home most days. This is an excerpt from a recent article in The…

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    Renovation of a Railway Station House

    Posted November 30, 2020

    Our latest blog is a particularly exciting one for us. It’s not often that you get to work on a property with such amazing character, but over at this latest project phase completion, we have been working on the renovation of an old railway station. Steeped in history, this railway station in Norfolk was first…

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    House extension in Norfolk creates the perfect getaway space

    Posted October 27, 2020

    Extending a home can open up many opportunities, not just to enhance your living experience, but also in terms of home run businesses. In this coronavirus world, with more and more people working from home, many are finding it hard to find the disconnect between home space and work. By having an extension built onto…

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    Extension for a lovely cottage in Wretham, Norfolk.

    Posted October 16, 2020

    Building an Extension is not just about adding an extra room to a house. For some homes they already have the luxury of having each room serve its purpose well, and an Extension might just add more of a ‘social space’ for the family to the property. However in some cases, particularly older properties like…

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    Renovation and Extension of a Conservatory

    Posted September 30, 2020

    Our latest blog takes us to a property over in Gaywood, King’s Lynn. Here our clients had originally purchased their home some years back with an optional conservatory, which they had found that over time, they began to use much less. Whilst the extra space was a welcome addition to the home, they increasingly found…

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    Bespoke Norfolk Group partner with Norfolk Charity, Nelson’s Journey

    Posted September 25, 2020

    Bespoke Norfolk Group are delighted to announce that we have selected Nelson’s Journey, the leaders in supporting bereaved children and young people in Norfolk, as our first ever charity to collaborate with. We believe the work they do is incredibly important in our community and resonates particularly strongly with many of our customers and staff.…

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    Extension & Renovation in Attleborough, Norfolk

    Posted September 9, 2020

    Bespoke Norfolk Group recently completed on the extension and renovation of parts of a lovely cottage in Attleborough, Norfolk. Being an old cottage, the property had plenty of character with a small winding staircase at the front of the property, and small rooms which needed to be adapted to better suit the living requirements of…

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    Adapting a home for disabled access

    Posted September 4, 2020

    Whether you are creating a home from scratch or adapting an existing home, it’s important that you take the time to think about what you need from that home both now, and in the future. For those who have a disability, it is incredibly vital that a home is both functional and comfortable and if…

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    Extension to a property in Hingham

    Posted August 14, 2020

    This next featured project is something we completed on this year, but for our clients, has really been 10 years in the making. This fabulous traditional property in Hingham, was bought 10 years ago by our clients, with some existing plans to extend, knowing that they would either have to complete the expansion work one…

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    Bespoke Norfolk Group Drawing Package

    Posted August 12, 2020

    One thing that we feel sets us apart from other construction companies is our ability help you create an initial plan. If you have an idea in mind, but need some help with the execution, then you’ve come to the right place! Bespoke Norfolk Group have developed a ‘Drawing Package’ to cover everything you will…

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    New Build at Long Four Acre – Bracon Ash

    Posted August 3, 2020

    Finding the dream home can take a long time, and for our next clients – this is has been part of their plans for the best part of 30 years! In the 42 years they have spent together, our clients have lived in a few homes in the Costessey area of Norwich, have grown a…

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    Blackwood Norfolk – Renovating a luxury holiday let

    Posted July 29, 2020

    Tucked away in a beautiful secluded woodland location in West Runton, is one of our current renovation projections, soon to become a luxury holiday let. Bespoke Norfolk Group were contacted by the clients, Sarah and Daniel, to take their existing building and renovate it into what can only be described as a work of art.…

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    Renovating a family home

    Posted June 29, 2020

    Renovating one of the coveted Victorian terraced houses in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich is no mean feat, so for our new clients, Lucy & John, we cannot wait to see their vision come to life. For the purpose of this blog, we join the project at two weeks into the renovation. John and…

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    How do I get through Planning Permission?

    Posted June 29, 2020

    So, you’re thinking about either building, or extending your property, but you need planning permission and you have no idea where to begin? Don’t worry, it can be a very daunting process! If you are unsure whether or not you need planning permission, the basics are that generally, if you want to either build something…

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