Topic: Waltham Forest

News, updates and information regarding Waltham Forest, where House Extension Designs is based since 2013. From council rules regarding loft conversions, changes of use and home extensions, to interesting news regarding the community and its architectural treasures. Feel free to submit interesting information.

New cafe and creative space in Walthamstow: Gnome House

A new cafe and creative space on Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow moved a step closer in February 2014 when planning permission was granted for the Gnome House. Gnome House will be a new community and creative space in Walthamstow, East London, minutes from Blackhorse Road tube. With affordable office and studio space it is due to become a hub for creative…

Waltham Forest Council’s quick guide to home extensions

Waltham Forest Council has created a brief guide to home extensions and alterations and it can be accessed for free on its website (you will need a PDF reader). The document, its said is an “Extract from Residential Extensions and Alterations SPD” adopted in 2010. This document is a shortened version of Waltham Forest’s Residential Extensions and Alterations Supplementary Planning…