Common Projects

In this section you will find planning and building regulations guidance for many common building work projects for the home. You can also read case studies outlining people’s real experience of tackling a number of the projects.

Building activity Mini guide Case study
Adverts and signs General
Basements Householder
Biomass Householder
Boilers and Heating Householder
Ceilings and Floors Householder
Change of Use Business
Community Right to Build General
Conservatories Householder ConservatoriesMini guide ConservatoriesCase Study
Decking Householder
Decorations Householder
Demolition General
Doors and Windows Householder WindowsCase Study
Drains and Sewers Householder
Electrics Householder
Extensions Householder ExtensionMini guide ExtensionCase Study
External Walls Householder External WallsCase Study
Fascias Householder
Fences, gates and garden walls Householder
Flats and Maisonettes Householder
Flue, Chimney or Soil and Vent Pipe Householder
Flues for microgeneration systems Non-domestic
Fuel tanks Householder
Garage Conversion Householder
Gate Ornaments Householder
Heat Pumps Householder
Heat pumps (non-domestic) Non-domestic
High Hedges Householder
Hydro Electricity Householder
Insulation Householder
Internal Walls Householder
Kitchens and Bathrooms Householder
Lighting Householder
Loft Conversion Householder Loft ConversionMini guide Loft ConversionCase Study
Micro-CHP Householder
Neighbourhood planning General
Outbuildings Householder OutbuildingsMini guide
Patio and Driveway Householder
Paving your Front Garden Householder
Porches Householder PorchMini guide
Roof Householder
Satellite,TV and Radio Antenna Householder AntennaeMini guide
Self Build Homes General
Shops Business
Solar Panels Householder
Solar panels (non domestic) Non-domestic
Trees and hedges General
Underpinning Householder
Warehouses and Industrial Buildings Business
Wind Turbines Householder
Working from home Business