Category: House Extensions

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,

Who are the best Architects in Edinburgh?

Architects in Edinburgh & Beyond Who are the best architects in Edinburgh? As an architecture firm, over the past few years, we have been involved in a lot of design projects. Edinburgh is booming and is a hotbed for building projects and we could not be happier with our clients in this area. Because our

Do i need a Building Warrant, and how much do they cost?

Building Warrants What is a Building warrant, how long does it take to get one & how much does it cost?   What is a building warrant? A building warrant is a legal document in Scotland that gives you permission to commence building work or to convert a building. A building warrant is required for