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Aleksandra Arhipova
try a timber beam if calculations work. much cheaper and easier than an RSJ
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Modus Fireplaces

There are some great ideas in here! May we also recommend a fireplace? It can really emphasize space using natural light.

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Thorfinn Johnston
This is very interesting, Sophie. We're buying a waterfront house in Stromness, Orkney, with a pier and a slip. It also has a stone- built bothy in the garden which we want to convert into a studio with mezzanine sleeping accommodation - this and other articles are giving us great ideas. just one thing - I know you're based in London but when you post links to government sites remember that the UK isn't just England and Wales. Perhaps you could respond to this by posting the Scottish equivalent of the UK government planning portal. Maybe you'll also bear in mind the spread of your readership in future articles.

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