Planning Portal

An excellent planning and building regulations resource covering all aspects of domestic building projects. Try the interactive guide to see if your desired building project will require planning permission and/or building regulations


House Extensions

find out how much your house extension should cost with the online price calculator. A very informative and resourceful website dedicated to extending properties


Loft Conversions

If you are considering converting your loft take a look at this website, they have loads of information explaining how lofts are converted and what is involved at each stage of the process 



Whether you’re extending, planning a loft conversion or going the whole hog with a self build project, chanel4’s website has got bags of practical advice to help you get it right


Wind Powered Energy

Cut your carbon footprint, reduce your bills, and make money selling the electricity you make back to the grid by installing a small wind system. This guide explains how to find the right site for your turbine, how to connect your turbine to the grid, and how to access the government’s new Clean Energy Cashback scheme and get paid for the electricity you produce

Energy saving

Offering impartial advice to communities and households on how to reduce carbon emissions, use water more sustainably and save money on energy bills.