Space & Style Home Design are an architectural practice specialising in home extension and remodelling projects across the south of England.

20th May 2021

The remodelling project that we designed on a chalet bungalow in Poole, Dorset is now complete.

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1st January 2021

In this months Grand Design Magazine, Caroline Rodrigues explains how inventive design can turn an uninspiring home exterior into an eye-catching facade and features our Crofton project alongside some other great transformations.

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10th July 2020

We are pleased to announce that our Crofton Lane project has been shortlisted as a finalist for the best extension or alteration in the South East Local Authority Building Control Awards 2020. The LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards recognise quality in all types of building project. You can find out more about this great little project on our portfolio page.

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22nd May 2020

With the need to protect ourselves and our clients during the current Covid19 pandemic and regular enquiries for work in areas beyond our usual work area, we are fortunate in being able to offer a remote design service.

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2nd March 2020

We have just gained planning permission to extend and remodel a 1960s house in Gosport. The extension will replace existing older style flat roofs with a modern flat roofed extension that will have 2.7m ceiling heights and a large eaves overhang. Internally the extension will open up to the existing kitchen and dining room to create a 44m2 kitchen and family room opening onto a verandah. Elsewhere a master bedroom suite, utility and gym will be added and the internal arrangements will also see the staircase and third bedroom relocated. Externally the house will be remodelled to match the great new layout.

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5th October 2019

We have just gained planning permission for the extension of a 1950s house that has been built to an individual design with some great Arts and Crafts design features. Our proposal which extends the property to the rear will add 80m2 of accommodation.

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31st July 2019

The remodelling project on a bungalow in Stubbington, Hampshire that we gained planning permission for at the end of May is now well under way. The project will see the bungalow extended to the rear and another storey added to create a modern family home. Once more our well thought through design and clear proposals gained the support of the local planning authority who were happy to approve the application despite local objections.

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27th September 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have just gained planning permission for the remodelling and extension of a 1960s bungalow in Fareham which will add 100m2 of floor area and will transform it into a a contemporary house.

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29th August 2018

We are pleased to have gained planning permission for an interesting project near to the sea in Hill Head, Hampshire. Our design will create a contemporary barn style property with a double height hallway with galleried landing, oversized windows with sliding shutter doors and acres of natural wood cladding. The property will increase by 151m2 at first floor level with the finished overall internal floor area of the living accommodation over the two floors being 274m2 .

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13th March 2018

We are pleased to have gained planning permission for a multiple level extension on a house in Gosport. The garden to the rear of the house drops away with a steep bank which meant that linking the ground floor of the property with the lower garden level was crucial to the design. Our solution creates a cellar, level with the rear garden and a double storey family room to link the existing ground floor with the garden.

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9th March 2018

We have recently been employed to develop ideas for the remodelling of a 1950s house which we have never visited. The project involves working with the footprint of the original property to re configure the front elevation of the house to give it a more interesting and homely feel with loads of kerb appeal. We can now offer this remote design service across the whole of the country.

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8th February 2018

We have had a number of instances lately where the builder has decided to go it alone and change things from our detailed design. Read our take on it in our blog "What happens when the builder goes off-piste?"

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21st July 2017

Local authority approvals for Planning permission and Building Regulations are valid for three years. However, gaining permission can take between a few months to the best part of a year if the design is trying to push the boundaries and that is before building work has even started. If you are thinking about extending or remodelling your home in the future, it is a good idea to start planning as early as possible to avoid rushing important decisions and suffering delays. If you would like to arrange an initial consultation with an expert about the feasibility of bringing your dreams to life call Nigel Lewis on 02392 525100.

30th November 2016

We are pleased to have been granted planning permission for the extension and remodelling of this 1970s house near Netley Abbey. Working largely with the existing footprint of the building, we created a tailored design that will nearly double the first floor accommodation, whist reducing the overall height of the building. We were able to work with the local planning office to design a contemporary flat roofed home that they considered to be of good design, adding to the mix of house styles in the area.

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5th May 2016

The Eco house that we designed for a self builder in Southampton, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the South East LABC Building Excellence Awards 2016 in the "Best Individual New Home" category. The Local Authority Building Control Building Excellence Awards celebrate all that’s good in the construction industry. The awards look for the creation of excellent buildings through outstanding craftsmanship, technical innovation, sustainability and high performance.

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30th March 2016

House to Home have come up with a free handy guide covering extreme transformations. Of the five showcased projects within the guide, our North Wallington and Isle of Wight projects are featured number 1 and 3. You can download a free copy of the guide by visiting the House to Home website using this link.

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1st March 2016

The Eco house that we designed for a self builder in Southampton is featured in April's edition of Self Build & Design magazine. We designed the house to be built on a sensible budget by a novice builder. We carefully developed the design to suit the small triangular plot, basing the construction on a no nonsense traditional build. Read the full story of the build and see the finished house in Self Build and Design magazine.

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18th November 2014

Our Rosevale transformation of a tired bungalow into an airy New England style house has a 7 page feature in December's Self Build & Design magazine.

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1st October 2014

We have just gained permission for the extension and remodelling of this chalet bungalow on Hayling Island. The property will benefit from a coordinated design that will transform the bungalow into a family home.

19th August 2014

We are pleased to have gained planning permission for the extension and transformation of an existing house in the South Downs National Park. The remodelled house will have an open plan feel over two levels with the main living area being two storey in height. The entire house will be extended, reconfigured, updated and improved with the rear of the house gaining a series of full height glass gables overlooking the South Downs.

31st July 2014

The wrap has now come off of Rosevale which is our transformation of a tired bungalow into a beautiful New England Style Home.

27th December 2013

Work is now nearing completion on our proposal to remodel a second 1960's house in Jellicoe Avenue, Gosport to create this cool home.

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20th December 2013

Work is now complete on the remodelling of this 1950's split level house in Fareham, to form this contemporary home. Visit the portfolio page for full details.

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29th November 2013

We have recently gained planning permission from Fareham Borough Council for a contemporary eco-house on a single plot in Warsash.

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8th November 2013

Work has recently been completed on the sympathetic extension and renovation of this historic coach house between Stubbington and Titchfield. Read more on our Facebook Page.

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22nd March 2012

We are delighted to see that the remodelling and extension project that we carried out on a house in Farnham is featured in April's edition of House Beautiful magazine.

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