Channel 4’s useful site for loft conversions, renovations etc

Just seen this website with lots of useful ideas on loft conversions, renovations, extensions and other renovation works. Useful info too on boilers, the Party Wall Act and other useful resource material. Well worth having a read if you’re requiring inspiration or just some general information!

Channel 4 Advice on loft conversions

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