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Competition Winner

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Dylan Morton Owner of DMD Architecture With His Prize Recently deciding to enter a competition via Facebook to win a new Starley JKS-R1 road bike, imagine my surprise to receive an email several weeks later congratulating me on being the lucky winner. As a now proud owner of the full carbon fibre race machine built with Sram Force components I …

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New Year Renovations

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House Extensions, Renovations & Refurbishment 2013 is imminent and some will be considering their new renovation or home extension project for the new year. Think about what you would like to achieve from your home and make a list of the things you would like in an ideal world. Although you may not be able to afford everything on your …

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Planning Permission & Permitted Development

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Extending Your Home & Permitted Development Because it is believed the ‘red tape’ involved within the planning system is detrimental to the economy the government are looking at relaxing the rules around permitted development in a hope to assist with this problem. Within existing permitted development rules you can achieve a very good sized extension without requiring planning permission. The …

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Adding Additional Space

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Remodelling, refurbish & space planning If you are looking to create much needed space without building an extension, adding a loft conversion or garage conversion then some clever remodelling can achieve this. The internal layout of many homes does not make good use of the space available and with good design and careful consideration we at DMD Architecture can help …

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Avoiding Neighbour Disputes

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House extensions, building work and neighbours When commencing any new building project, disputes between you and your neighbours could arise, although this is a rare occurrence. A way to reduce the risk of disputes becoming a major issue with your build is to ensure that your neighbours are kept informed throughout the planning and building process and address any concerns …

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Working With Clay Blocks

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Alternative Construction Methods In Europe clay blocks are particularly popular but throughout the UK they are pretty much unknown and certainly vary rarely used. They are in fact particularly versatile being used for both load bearing and partition walls. Clay blocks are fired as clay bricks are, in kilns at around 1000 degrees, making them durable and viable in our …

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Choosing a Good Builder

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Finding Local Builders You Can Trust When commencing an extension, renovation or new build the prospect of dealing with builders and subcontractors can be quite daunting. It is important to find the right builders for you as unfortunately there are those out there who will take advantage of inexperience. If possible get referrals from family and friends, or more importantly …

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Finding Your Self Build Plot

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Self Building with Dylan Morton Design & Architecture Building plots and renovation opportunities are sought after and often snapped up quickly, so if you are considering a self build or renovation project there are some key points which can help you access these opportunities before others. Find out about the various auctions, both specialist and the auction arms of local …

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