Extensions and House Conversions into 2x flats


Build Date: October 2018 – July 2019




Colliers Wood, SW London


Merton Council

Design Brief

An exciting project for a property developer in South West London. The whole scheme includes:

– A single-storey ground floor rear extension

– Full hip-to-gable loft extension

– Conversion to form 2x flats

...add circa. £30,000 to our client’s house price.

We uplifted the planning approval to add an extra 5 sq.m to the scheme. This may not seem like a vast improvement, but this allowed the rearrangement of the loft floor to increase a small study into a further bedroom and add circa. £30,000 to our client’s house price. This also increased the head height throughout the loft. The large roof dormer was cladded in zinc and finished with modern glazing, including a Juliette balcony.

Internally, the client installed Karndean flooring throughout, a hard-wearing luxury vinyl tile (LVT). This is very hard-wearing and will ensure there is low maintenance for the next 30+ years. Kitchen units were supplied from Howdens, and a local stone company installed the quartz worktops.

The quality of work from Arua Architecture is to an excellent standard. We worked primarily with Ben and Gabby, they provide a friendly and professional service that minimised the worry and stresses associated with building projects. We hired Aura Architecture to assist us with our building project. We appointed them for the following work: - Regularisation on previous designs - Planning conditions discharge - Building regulation drawings - Detailed designs They came recommended from a Structural engineering company, and we were not disappointed.
Eugene C
Private Client
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