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Home extension – Create more space in your home.
SturdyBuild has become a leading Cambridge home extension builder, and we are renowned for the quality of the home extensions we build. With our drive for perfection and an unwavering eye for the detail, we make sure your extension transforms your home into the beautiful space you imagined as well as being a sound investment.
We are passionate and inspired by the design and architecture in Cambridge.
Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)
How do I find out if my home can be extended?
It depends on the property and a variety of different factors including garden or side space, and the general area where you want the house extension. It would be best to arrange a callback using the form at the top of this page or calling us on 07903 880105.
How do I get a quote for home extensions in Cambridge?
If you need a quote please fill out the form at the top of this page, or give us a call on 07903 880105.
What areas do you cover for house extensions?
We cover all of Cambridge for house extensions.
How long will it take for the home extension to be built?
This depends on how big the home extension will be. The amount of time this would take would be best discussed on the phone or by email once we have figured out how big your extension will be. Call us on 07903 880105 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will a home extension add more value to my house?
Can I see some examples of home extensions in Cambridge you have done before?
Do I need planning permission for a home extension?
You will not need planning permission for a home extension if your house comes with an allowance for permitted development. If your house doesn’t come with this allowance, then you will need to send an application for planning permission to the relevant party.
Can I use my own plans / architect?
Yes, we will happily work with your choice of architect, and we will work to build a fantastic home extension using their or your plans.
Do I need permission from my neighbours for a home extension?
You will not need permission from your neighbours unless you share a party wall. The Party Wall Act covers:
- New building on or at the boundary of 2 properties,
- Work to an existing party wall or party structure,
- Excavation near to and below the foundation level of neighbouring buildings.
This may include:
- Building a new wall on or at the boundary of 2 properties,
- Cutting into a party wall,
- Making a party wall taller, shorter or deeper,
- Removing chimney breasts from a party wall,
- Knocking down and rebuilding a party wall,
- Digging below the foundation level of a neighbours property.
If you do not share a party wall, it may still be a good idea to let your neighbours know as the work can be disruptive.
What is a party wall?
A party wall is the dividing partition between two buildings connecting them. This simply means that you and your neighbour are sharing a wall and it is not yours or theirs to change unless you can come to an agreement.