Archive for November 2018

Guest Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Insuring Your Building Project

Jon Summers is Managing Director at Wisemans Insurance Service Ltd., an insurance brokering company specialising in the construction industry. With over 30 years experience, he’s a leading expert on creating bespoke cover for building projects. Why ordinary home insurance is useless during a construction project You probably already have home insurance in place if you’re…

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John’s Advice: It’s Finally Becoming Easier to Extend Your Home Upwards

Image courtesy of Architects’ Journal Since 2015, there’s been a push for roof extensions to gain permitted development status, as long as they do not exceed the height of an adjoining building. This would mean that eligible developments would not require planning permission if there are no neighbour objections. Developers and home owners would be…

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Planning Permission for Listed 19th Century Gothic Villa in St. John’s Wood

Dyer Grimes Architecture is delighted to announce that we have been granted planning permission by Westminster City Council to renovate a detached 19th century gothic villa in St. John’s Wood. Due to its striking architectural style and Grade II listed status, we sought the advice of historic building consultants at Montagu Evans to ensure our…

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