Home Extensions, House Refurbishments and New Build Houses
Building a House, constructing an extension, or refurbishing a property, you will find all the guidance you need here from books to contracts.
Planning and Building Control
Unsure of what you can and can't do to houses and buildings?
What are the Do's and Don't Do's?
The Planning Portal has all the information and guidance you need when thinking of making any form of alteration and improvement to a house.
Need trades people, but not sure where to look - visit Trustmark a government endorsed scheme.
TrustMark is a quality mark which operates a framework under which 30
Scheme Operators work in the RMI (repair, maintenance and improvement)
sector, including trade associations, local government trading standards
teams, and independent Scheme Operators.
These schemes are approved to
carry the TrustMark logo and recruit reputable and trustworthy
This enables the TrustMark Scheme Operators to promote
improved RMI sector standards, and tackle related issues such as better
enforcement. All of these Scheme Operators are audited annually by
TrustMark, to ensure processes, standards and complaint procedures are
Whether the job is big or small, there are certain steps we advise
you to take. For your own protection, please take a few minutes to read
this advice. Following these guidelines could save you time, money and a
lot of stress.