Kitchen extension 1Contemporary Patio, London

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markpkaneMPK Ane wrote:2 June 2015
  • Arif Khalfe
    6 years ago
    Where is the kitchen and tiles from...would love to buy them
  • Bella Henry
    5 years ago

    Hi, whats the Ral code for the bi fold doors pls? thanks

nicolafaragher21Nicola Faragher wrote:25 February 2016
  • PRO
    5 years ago
    Good evening Nichola,

    If you would like to email me the dimension you have in mind for your extension to, I would be delighted to provide you with a free, no obligation quotation as well as offer any advice/assistance you may need.

    Many thanks,

    Matthew Jobling
    Design Bifolds
    01845 577992
  • PRO
    Studio Schubert
    3 years ago

    Absolutely LOVE this extension, bringing the outside in with bi fold doors!

stephen_jeannestephen_jeanne wrote:7 December 2015
  • ksolanki58
    4 years ago

    Did this extension require planning permission or was it a permitted development?

  • PRO
    Alice Sparks Ltd
    4 years ago

    Yes Stephen it is possible to have a glazed roof. Please email me for further details

nattybournenattybourne wrote:8 January 2016
  • james lotinga
    3 years ago

    Hi could I get the costs on this as well? Plus size.

lizvinson68lizvinson68 wrote:3 February 2021
    sdpackhorseS Doyle Construction Ltd wrote:12 November 2016

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