Two storey extension in Cambridge

Our team have started work on a two storey extension to the rear of our clients property. This will be turned into a kitchen/dining room  and on the second floor two more bedrooms to the property. Our client also wants internal alterations and construction to their garden room.

First the foundations are laid out for the new extension. The trench will then be filled with concrete and steelwork and then a sand cement screed vapour control layer will be added.

Then a chipboard grade flooring will be added with timber floor joints and herringbone struts plasterboard.

The external walls will then be built using celcon block/brick walls with a plaster flnish. There will stud partition wall between the two bedrooms on the second floor.

Next the roof will be constructed using roof trusses. Our client has chosen Tudor brown smooth and half ridge tiles on a sand cement mortar. All to match existing.

New doors and windows are to be fitted. They have chosen optima range  Anthrade grey colour doors. They have also chosen new doors in the bedroom and dining room too.

The new bathroom will have Hans Groehe Chroma shower head with concealed value. Our clients have chosen Durvat starch 3 close coupled toilet compact. A crosswater Zion wall hung vanity unit and basin in blue smoke matte. They have a Kaldwei fitted bath. Tiles were  fitted on the wall and the rest decorated.

After that the walls will be decorated in both bedrooms and plastered.

Our client has chosen all of the new kitchen units and all will fitted and installed as well as new oven, fridge and other kitchen essentials.

Once all the work has been done in the main house and on the extension work starts on the outside area and on an outbuilding which will be made into a garden room. A new patio  area, paths will be made using consolidated hardcore bed with chosen clans.


New foundations are laid using concrete trench, The ground floor is sand cement. The external walls are constructed hardiplank boarding tonalised vertical battens levelled at gauge to suit. A vapour permeable water barrier to make waterproof. A studwall plasterboard to put shower area in room.

The external windows and doors will be installed. They have chosen grey UPVC 24mm double glazed and a double French door and a flat roof to finish off the outbuilding.

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