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Property Extensions in Canterbury, Maidstone, Medway,

the Wider Kent Area and Across the South East

Is your growing family taking up an increasing amount of space? Or have you made the move to working from home and desperately need a dedicated office? Established in 1994, and with a team of builders sharing over 100 years of experience, South East Building Service is a long-standing specialist for property extensions. If you’ve already found your dream home, and you love the neighbourhood you live in, the solution to your space-related issues is simple: improve, don’t move.

Based in Maidstone, our company is the trusted choice for home extensions in Kent and across the South East. Some of our key service areas include Canterbury, Chatham, Cranbrook, Gillingham, Rainham, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and West Malling.

With South East Building Service, you receive project management from start to finish. This includes planning, design advice and permitted development guidance. If needed, we also submit your planning permission application to the local authority too.

Our team of builders has a varied skillset spanning an array of building work. We have completed property extensions of every kind multiple times, including:

  • Single-storey Extensions

  • Double-storey Extensions

  • Wraparound Extensions

  • Side Extensions

  • Side-return Extensions

  • Rear-facing Extensions

  • Front-facing Extensions

  • Kitchen Extensions

  • Lean-to Extensions

  • Bungalow Conversions

Be it a new bedroom in Maidstone, a home office in Canterbury, an extra bathroom in Medway or a kitchen extension anywhere else in Kent, we can turn any idea or concept into a stunning reality.

To schedule an initial consultation with one of our friendly builders, please call South East Building Service on 01622 741 239.

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What to Expect During Property Extensions

No two homes are the same. Likewise, each extension project we undertake differs from the last. This is why we tailor our approach to the specific needs of your project. This ensures we cater to the unique aspects at play, such as the type of home you have, its size, access to the property, neighbouring houses, the available space in the garden and your budget. We also need to consider whether you live in a conservation area.

In addition to the nature of your home and wider premises, we design a bespoke service around your lifestyle requirements, design aspirations and overall expectations. Whether you’re in Maidstone, Canterbury, Medway or the wider Kent area, this approach allows us to produce truly fit-for-purpose results.

During the pre-construction phase, we offer permitted development advice. In short, as a homeowner, you have certain permitted development rights. If your proposed extension falls inside the stated limits, you don’t need to apply for planning permission.

Generally speaking, most single-storey property extensions that our builders construct meet permitted development criteria. Double-storey additions, however, almost always need prior approval before building work begins.

Our team recognises that the construction stage of your extension takes place in and around your home. You can rest assured, we will treat your property with the care and respect we would expect of builders in our own. This includes maintaining a clean and tidy working environment throughout.

We liaise with your local authority, be it in Maidstone, Canterbury, Medway or any other location, to schedule Building Control inspections and sign-offs at the required stages of construction. As a result, our property extensions don’t only meet the highest standards of workmanship, they are also lawful and fully comply with all relevant building regulations.

Call 01622 741 239 to schedule a consultation. Find out what makes us the trusted specialist for property extensions in Maidstone, Canterbury, Medway, Kent and the South East.