Category Archives: Our plans

All we wanted was a bigger garden…

Yeah… we’ve said to lots of people that the main reason we wanted to move from our existing house is that we wanted a bigger garden for our kids to run around in, and it’s absolutely true! To find ourselves … Continue reading

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All about the Benjamins…

I guess the two questions people have about our project is “how much is it going to cost?” and “when will you be in by?”, especially now that we’re going to be on Grand Designs, where every project always seems … Continue reading

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Hydropool!

well, we’ve literally ‘splashed out’ here, but I think this is going to make our home amazing. Our family love swimming, and we’d love to have a swimming pool, who wouldn’t? But you can only really have an indoor swimming … Continue reading

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A pause in development

We were hoping to get cracking on the development straight after xmas, but a couple of things happened. We knew the results of the trial pits could affect the structural design, and they did. Because the foundations were sound, we … Continue reading

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What are we doing?

Seems like I’ve been asked this question a MILLION times over the last few days, in all contexts! Right now, there’s so many aspects to this answer, and I want to record my thoughts on this now, so we can … Continue reading

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The trials and tribulations of getting planning permission

Planning permission takes ‘up to’ 8 weeks right? That meant we should have got a decision by 19th July right? Well, what happens is you submit your plans and this gets sent off to the various departments. Some come back … Continue reading

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There we go!

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WooHOOOOO!!!!!

We got it! HulloMail-20111014-130732 by gwynap

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Planning model video

This model was used to show the Design Review Panel. We’ve not seen their official comments yet, but apparently it was received very favourably! They all want to come and see it when it’s done anyway!

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The planning application is in!

ok, so we put the planning application in on Friday afternoon. We now have to wait for it to be validated. This means that DMBC planning dept will look at it and tell us if it’s complete. This will happen … Continue reading

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