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Before You Build: A Step-By-Step Guide to Extensions and Renovations
Paperback - English

Before You Build is a step-by-step guide to the processes you need to go through before you build. It provides practical and up-to-date guidance, and includes valuable tips and watch points that will take you from conception to start on site.The book advises on finding and appointing an architect and other consultants and covers statutory requirements such as planning, building control and party wall issues. It also contains advice on how to go about finding and entering into a contract with a reputable builder and other factors including finance, warranties and insurance.Before You Build will help you to consider and make allowance for all those issues which should be properly considered before you build to ensure a successful outcome to your enterprise.

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Owen, Julian
Julian Owen, an active member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, has vast experience with the design and construction of houses. His practice, based in Nottingham, has helped many hundreds of families to build, alter, extend, and convert their homes. Together with Adrian Spawforth, he founded Associated Self-Build Architects [ASBA], the UK chartered architect's network, and in 2003, Julian was awarded an MBE for services to architecture.

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