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Another Great Build

Extensions & Conversions

A small extension may not need planning approval but will require building control approval.

We prepare the necessary plans and obtain approvals.

Our service includes:

  • Preparation of plans from your or our design

  • Planning Approval

  • Building Control Approval

  • Detailed specification of works

  • Timed programme of work

  • Construction to completion stage

  • Hand-over with completion certificate from building control


Flat or House Conversion

Planning consent is required for sub-division of a dwelling to two or more separate units. The upgrade required includes the following.

  • Fire separation

  • Means of escape

  • Insulation - Horizontally and vertically including:

    • Sound

    • Impact noise

    • Thermal

    • Fire

A careful specification is required and we can take the project through from inspection, to planning, to building control stage, to the completion of building works.

Loft Conversions

We provide the following:

  • Planning and building approvals (including preparation of plans)

  • Construction of a dormer or mansard roof.

  • Re-arrangement of internal layout and provision of new stairs.

  • Fire retardation and means of escape.

Another Great Build undertakes projects with our clients to revive their business properties whether it be retail, leisure, office or special use.


At Another Great Building we combine our considerable expertise in refurbishment with metal work, glass installations, flooring, partitioning, electrical and lighting, air conditioning, plumbing as well as the pre-fabrication of bespoke doors, joinery, display furniture and counters to deliver a complete retail fit-out service fully realising the client's requirements.


We offer the following services:

  • Plans

  • Applications and approval for Planning Permission and Building Control

  • Electrical & Lighting

  • Extensions

  • Refurbishment

  • Network & Cabling

  • New frontages

  • Additional floors

  • Total renovation and redecoration


We work with Landlords who wish to add value through an active program of facilities management and renovation, as well as occupiers who in this current market are looking to maximise the potential of their current workplace. Whether you are relocating, refurbishing or fitting out a new space Another Great Build can provide a full package of services.


Examples of the type of projects we undertake:

  • Art Galleries

  • Laboratories

  • Pubs, Bars, and Nightclubs

  • Restaurants

  • Shops

  • Offices

  • Factories

  • Beauty Salons

  • Nursing homes

  • Bed & Breakfast

  • Service stations

Eco Build

Eco Build

Want to make your project as environmentally friendly as possible?

We work in partnership with an environmental consultant to make sure that your project causes as little damage to the environment as possible. We can suggest ways to make your project save energy, water, and the natural environment. Enhancements include green roofs, insulation, low energy products or even a natural swimming pool. Ask us and we can help you make your project better for the planet.


Another Great Build can offer a full service for your environmentally friendly construction project in the London area. We can offer various energy saving projects to reduce the carbon footprint of your house:

  • Insulation

  • Low energy appliances

  • Improved glazing including heritage glazing for listed buildings

  • Green roofs, walls & rain gardens

  • Smart home controls

  • Solar power

  • Biodiversity enhancements including bat boxes


New Build
Surveying Services (by Chartered Surveyor ARICS ACBSI):

To present to building control you may need a Structural Engineer's report as well as an Architect. Another Great Build can draw on carefully selected professionals in this field.

This can range from checking foundations to full structural steel specification:

  • Structural inspections & reports

  • Oak, timber frame & glulam design

  • Extensions & alterations

  • Loft conversions

  • Retaining wall design

  • Foundation & underpinning design

  • Steel beams

  • Scaffold design & detailing

  • Connection design

  • Planning drawings

  • Building regulation drawings

  • SIP Engineering

  • Scaffold design & detailing

Give us a plot of land and a budget, and we can undertake the rest.


We specialise in building houses in London and the central boroughs. Areas where there is restricted parking and high traffic and dense populations.

We organise connection to all the services and preparation of the land right through to the construction and the last lick of paint. Organising Building Control, Engineers, Architecture, Land Surveyors, Party Wall Surveyor, Ecological Services making us a one stop turnkey service.

We offer Build Assure or NHBC quality builds catering for everyone needs with a 10-year guarantee.

Send us a partial scope or full plans and specification and our Quantity Surveyor team can put together a detailed no obligation price within a couple of weeks.



New Cottage Highbury Street, Portsmouth 


A challenging build with a pitched roof and box gutter behind a parapet and cranked steel beams to support the roof.

Sash windows, canopy, blue headers, plinth etc all to give Georgian effect.


New Build House Project
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