Craddocks Avenue, Ashtead

Semi-detached house; expansion required for growing family; garage not in use for parking.

Garage conversion to bedroom and artist’s studio, with en suite shower room and toilet. Structural elements required - new support to roof to facilitate vaulting of the ceilings and fitting of skylight.

Waterproof and fully insulate single skin structure. Overboard and waterproof floor, with insulated floating floor.

Level floor to aid waterproofing procedure; install new stud walls with built in cupboards, alcoves and shower room area.

Supply and fit new double glazed windows to match the original leaded style.  Half brick up the garage door opening and increase light into the space by fitting a Velux window skylight.

Insulate space with new ceilings, provide new electrics and lighting and conceal gas supply, electrical head and mains incoming water.

Re-build area around boiler and provide storage, supply and fit new doors, door furniture and locks to shower room and studio.

Proposed end use - spare bedroom and artist’s studio.

Inspected by building control and added to house details as habitable space, thereby increasing value of property.