Category: Construction Cost

Should you extend or move house?

If you live in Dundee-Should you extend or move house? With house prices becoming noticeably more expensive in Dundee and the surrounding areas, you might be wondering if you should extend or move house, at John Webster Architecture this is a question we get asked on a regular basis. While there is no blanket answer for

Who are the best builders in Dundee?

Builders in Dundee How to find good builders in Dundee Are you thinking about building a house extension or some other building project but are worried you might get a ‘Cowboy Builder’? If you live in Dundee, Angus, Perth or Fife and are thinking about starting a construction project you will no doubt be looking

Project Management on a Residential House Extension

What is Contract administration/Project management on a Building Project? Contract Administrators Role What is Contract administration? Contract Administration is a term you may or may not be familiar with. Sometimes referred to as Project Management, although the roles might appear similar there are some differences (we will discuss this later in this article) Within the

Does my Project Require Planning Permission & a Building Warrant?

    What Is the Difference Between Planning Permission & Building Warrant? Planning Permission v’s Building Warrant Here is the ‘no jargon’ version of the difference between Planning Permission & Building Regulations. The Planning Department is, on the whole, looking at the exterior of the structure, focusing on the size, is it too big? Is

How Long Does it Take to Build a House Extension?

How Long Does it Take to Build an Extension? How Long Will it Take to Plan & Build a House Extension? How long does a two storey extension take? How about a single storey extension? These are sensible questions to ask, since planning and building an extension to your home will cause you some inconvenience

How Much Does a Loft/Attic Conversion Cost?

What is the cost of Loft/Attic conversion? If you live in Edinburgh, Dundee or Perth, this article will help you understand what costs are involved in a loft/attic conversion. At John Webster Architecture we design lots of Loft Conversions, these can be a great way to add space, especially if land is at a premium,