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Re: Basement tanking damp proofing Costs?

Hi, we use a specialist firm for client projects requiring waterproofing, drop me a line at and i will make an introduction. Around £5k+VAT seems reasonable depending on the type of waterproofing system specified (you may also require additional ventilation), all the best, Mike, Di...
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Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:49 am

Re: Help - re planning / budgeting a major house refurb

Hi, we specialise in whole house refurbishments in SW London and do a lot of work with clients on Space Planning. Happy to discuss, call me on 020 3637 0700 or email details to Best regards, Mike Lander, Director, Ensoul
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Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:30 am

Re: Builder icl project manager for a loft conversion

Hi Caroline, we would love to talk to you as this is exactly the reason we set up We provide an integrated Architectural, Interior Design and Project Management service and work closely with a number of Structural Engineers, Party Wall Surveyors and trusted Builders. Please call on ...
Replies: 3
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:56 am

Re: Builders for a total refurb

Hi, we specialise in full house renovations in SW London and have a number of building firms we work with very closely. If you would like a conversation, please do give me a call, Mike Lander, on 020 3637 0700 or email
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Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:52 am

Re: Extension into Back Garden + Basement: Builder recommendations!

Hi, we specialise in under-garden basements so i would be happy to discuss if helpful (Mike Lander, Director, 020 3637 0700). We also have a couple of guides that may be useful in thinking about your project here: an...
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Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:42 am

Re: PI insurance cover for Architects

Hi Bramble, I wouldn't be concerned about £1m PI insurance as it's fairly standard for Architects (the RIBA minimum requirement is £250k), just check that is for "any one claim". However, there are a number of additional insurance questions you should be considering; i hope the following are helpful...
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Mon May 22, 2017 9:43 am

Re: Side return and basement conversion

Hi Chloe, have a look at our blog posts on basements here I hope they are useful. If you would like a further discussion, please do not hesitate to call me on 020 3637 0700.

Best regards, Mike Lander, Director, Ensoul
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Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:15 pm

Re: AV Quest

Hi Claire, give me a call, we use a firm that are excellent that i am sure will be able to help, all the best, Mike Lander, Director, 020 3637 0700
Topic: AV Quest
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Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:52 am

Re: Architect and Builder Recommendations Wanted

Hi there, we specialise in full house renovation projects in SW London (if you have seen the 2016 edition of the Nappy Valley Design and Build guide, one of our projects was on the front cover) and i would be delighted to discuss this with you. Best regards, Mike Lander, Director, 0...
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Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:51 am

Re: Recommendation for Damp Proofing Cellar

Hi, we specialise in basement design and appointment of qualified contractors including waterproofing and remedial works so i hope the following helps: - as you know, it's a very specialist job requiring expert training, we use 2 installers and a specialist waterproofing consultant to assist with th...
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Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:47 am

Re: Basement conversion recommendations or ideas?

Hi, we specialise in giving impartial advice on basements starting with feasibility and then supporting the client all the way through the process including the Architectural Design, basement contractor tendering, construction project management and Interior Design. Have a look at our articles here ...
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Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:31 am

Re: Interior designer

Hi Northernchirps, we would be delighted to have a conversation with you, see more of our work here ... portfolio/ You can call Viki Lander our Creative Director on 020 3637 0700 or email Best regards, Mike
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Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:25 am

Re: Basement and Loft conversion

Hi, we advise on a lot of basement conversions, and although there are a few basement contractors that are suitable for above ground fit-out works, most basement contractors specialise in just basements. Call/email if you'd like a chat as i am sure we can help, best regards, Mike Lander, Director ww...
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Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:57 am

Re: Lighting design, supply and fit??

Hi, i would agree with the comments from Alchemy, the fact that some of the replacement bulbs won't even work points to a problem with the dimmers/drivers which you should get a NICEIC Registered Electrician to look at. Another thing to check when you do swap them out is the colour temperature of th...
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Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:52 am

Re: Lighting Designer - House Renovation

Hi Kirstin, i would recommend you talk to a lighting designer before a lighting distributor/retailer. Once you have a lighting scheme designed by room/zone (i.e. general lighting, task lighting, architectural lighting, decorative, etc), you can then work out where the best place is to get the specif...
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Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:49 am