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Re: Side return extension

Hi Francesca, we wrote a piece in the Nappy Valley Design and Build guide last year on various extension costs. A very rough estimate for a single storey side return plus rear (circa 30sqm) with a basic finish of white walls and electrics/plumbing. £45k-£60k+VAT. Let me know if we can help, all the...
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Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:52 am

Re: how to best reconfigure ground floor

Depending on your budget, I would recommend you engage an interior architect to undertake a Space Plan to maximise the use of space and light, all the best, Mike Lander, Director,
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Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:47 am

Re: Property management advice

Hi, a friend of mine owns and runs depending on how long you want to rent the property for, they are well worth talking to, best wishes, Mike
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Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:44 am

Re: Can you recommend your hairdresser?

I can recommend highly Anthony at the Bellevue Road branch cuts my hair, great guy and always an interesting conversation
Forum: Wellbeing
Replies: 17
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:20 am

Re: Wall Sound Proofing Company recommendations please

Hi, we haven't used them but a very credible firm is They specialise in soundproofing buildings, all the best, Mike Lander, Ensoul
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Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:24 am


Hi Yvonne, we are currently helping a client do exactly the same as you are considering in Wandsworth. Call or email if you'd like a discussion, all the best, Mike Lander, Director, Ensoul 020 3637 0700
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Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:28 am

Re: Basement companies

Hi SW11valley, we are independent advisers on basement company selection, please give me a call on 020 3637 0700 if you'd like to discuss, all the best, Mike Lander, Director, Ensoul
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Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:59 am

Re: Full House refurb

Hi, I would start to think about the costs in four buckets: Professional Services (Architects, Party Wall Surveyors, Structural Engineer, etc), Prime Building Contractor, Kitchen/Cabinetry and then Fixtures and Fittings. As a very broad rule of thumb: Professional Services: 15%-20% of total project ...
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Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:14 am

Re: Basement recommendations

Hi CNmum, you are very welcome to come over to our home and look at our basement (albeit an under-garden basement) and we can talk you through how to maximise light for an under-house basement. You can also review our basement guide here All the ...
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:08 pm


Hi, we work with Stuart Masterson from a lot, they are excellent. Give them a call on 020 8785 4499.

If you need a good builder, i can make some recommendations as well.

All the best, Mike
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Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:13 am

Re: Basement extension

Hi, very good advice from Seb, we also have a useful Insurance check-list I can send if helpful, just email me and i will forward. All the best, Mike
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Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:10 am

Re: Recommendation great Bifoldable door supplier

Hi, we have used on several projects, they look stunning and work perfectly. Feel free to mention that we recommended them to you. All the best, Mike Lander, Ensoul
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Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:29 am

Re: Kitchen planner and room layout design

Hi Menaminx and Urbanblossom, we are a local Architectural/Interior Design firm specialising in space planning and house renovation, happy to have a chat if helpful, all the best, Mike Lander, Director, Ensoul; 020 3637 0700
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Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:44 am

Re: Basement companies

Hi, we are an independent Architectural Design practice specialising in basements in SW London and we know a lot of the local basement contractors, let me know if you'd like a chat about my views. Thanks, Mike
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Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:08 pm

Re: Kitchen companies - views on Blakes, Eclectic, Sola and others?

Hi, we have dealt with a number of the kitchen companies you mention and others, happy to have a conversation if it helps, Director, Ensoul
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Mon May 21, 2018 10:13 am