There may come a time when space becomes a bit tight, or tired, in your home. Whether you have a growing family, need a guest room for overnight visitors, or just want to live in a more modernised space, a property extension may be the answer.
Investing in the home you love rather than moving house may also be a shrewd financial decision. Compared to the sunk costs of moving to a new home, like stamp duty, agency fees and removals, an extension is not only more affordable, but provides a tangible benefit for your family.
At Builders West Sussex, we can help you create a beautiful extension to your home. Along with our loft conversions and property refurbishments, we offer a professional property extension service, tailored to individual homes and unique lifestyles in properties across East and West Sussex.
Which type of building extension is right for my home?
Whatever type of addition you are envisioning for your home, our professional team of builders is in on hand to make your vision a reality. Our experienced team can achieve almost anything you need, whether it’s an extended single storey extension to accommodate a new kitchen and living area, or completing a more ambitious, multi-room project. We believe that communication is key, and make sure to work with you to ensure you are completely happy with the project at every step.
We frequently build:
- Single storey property extensions
Our skilled builders can increase your living space and add value to your home with a single-storey addition that blends seamlessly into your existing property. Our rear-facing, side-return or wraparound extensions are perfect for open-plan kitchen/diners, utility rooms and downstairs bathrooms, playrooms, home offices and guest bedrooms.
- Multi storey property extensions
Double and multi storey additions to your home can vastly expand your living space. Why not create and extra bedroom or bathroom upstairs, with an additional living room or kitchen/diner downstairs? Double storey projects may cost more but they will also add more value to your property.
- Sun rooms and conservatories
Let us help you bring the outside in with a sunroom, conservatory or orangerie. Each will give you an excellent view of the garden, so you can enjoy it whatever the weather. Whether we erect a UPVC conservatory or a sunroom with brick surround, you will get the best of both worlds in compliance with the latest UK building regulations.
Whether you need a simple garage conversion or intend to double your home’s square-footage, we treat every project with the same care and attention to detail as we would our own homes. Why not visit our Latest Projects page to get a better idea of what we can do for you?
How Builders West Sussex can help
Builders West Sussex have been building home extensions across East Sussex and West Sussex for over 40 years. During that time, we’ve worked with a huge variety of properties serving customers in the wider Burgess Hill area including Bolney, Hickstead, Hassocks, Pyecombe and beyond. If you have a specific project in mind, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
Our team are happy to start from a blank canvas, where you have a vision of your extra space and simply need a qualified team to complete it. We can work with architects and designers to create a plan that blends with the style and structure of your existing home, and come up with exciting and innovative configurations to make the most out of your space and budget.
We can guide your through the planning requirements and design options for contemporary homes and listed buildings alike. Our process means keeping you involved at every stage to ensure you are completely satisfied with the progress, and remain part of every decision.
- Do I need planning permission for a property extension?
Most building extensions fall within permitted development rights, meaning planning permission will not usually be needed. There are certain specifications that must be adhered to, and there are exceptions for listed buildings and conservation areas where planning consent is required. It is always a good idea to contact your local planning officer to double check and get confirmation in writing. If planning permission must be obtained, we can guide you through the process.
- Do I need building regulations approval for the works?
Yes, you definitely do. All single storey and double storey extensions, garage conversions and loft conversions require building regulations approval from your local authority. The purpose of these regulations is to ensure that safety measures are in place and that a set of standard construction and design specifications are adhered to.
- I have no idea how to start planning my house extension. Can you help?
Builders West Sussex are a reputable family firm providing a wide range of domestic building services in Mid Sussex for 50 years. We are highly experienced when it comes to planning property extensions are can help you with the process from start to finish. Simply give us a call on 01273 841707 or 07775 832518 to get started.
- Will a property extension add value to my home?
According to figures from the Nationwide Building Society, a quality house extension can increase the value of your property by 12-23%, depending on the size of the project. A garage conversion can boost the value by an average 20% and a loft conversion by 21%. Done well, enlarging the habitable space in your home is one of the best investments you can make.
“Builders West Sussex provides a service which combines pro-active, positive construction services at the highest level of quality with a keen understanding of their Client’s requirements and a superlative professional management structure. The result is a construction company of supreme capability and first-class performance.”
“Builders West Sussex are a fantastic company to work with. Always on time and on budget with my projects, every person I have dealt with has been knowledgeable, highly skilled, and great to work with. They always ring back, they keep me informed, they check that I’m happy, and they come up with great ideas. They are by far the best building company that I have ever dealt with.”
“I wanted to say a big thank you and sing the praises of your team. They have been very helpful and a breath of fresh air in the process! Since your team have arrived on site this has changed! Special thank you must go to Nick who has been exceptional and very professional. Thank you again! ”