House Extensions Essex


Do you need additional living space in your Essex home?

A house extension is a cost-effective way to create extra space to your property that can also add significant value to its price when it comes to selling it!

Anigmar Solutions are the top house extension builders in Essex. Our team are on hand to help you transform your existing property, providing extra living space that all the family can enjoy whilst avoiding avoiding the stress of moving house.

You will be assigned a project manager to work closely with you, managing the whole process, organising the work schedule and helping to liaise with the building control inspector and local authority to ensure that the proposed extension meets building regulations.

Contact us today to book a FREE quotation and no obligation site survey for house extensions in Essex!


This is a personal question and something the only you can answer. With many reasons that people choose to extend their homes to accommodate a growing family or open more internal space with an open plan layout.  With the property market booming, finding the right new home for your family within your budget and the specs you want can be challenging. Enlisting experienced home extension specialists Essex to help you create a purpose-built extensions that meets your families needs and requirements is typically a cheaper and easier alternative to moving home.

In recent years, extensions in Essex have boomed in popularity thanks to a thriving property market where rising house prices have resulted in people opting for a domestic building project as an investment. A single-storey extension, such as a bathroom or kitchen extension, could increase the value of your home by up to 10%. On the other hand, choosing a double extension could potentially increase the value of your home to as much as 20%!

While you can experience some level of upheaval when having a home extensions Essex built, this is a process that is justified once all the work is completed.


Anigmar Solutions is an experienced home extension building company with a proven track record in completing high spec extensions for many homes for both single and double-storey builds. We can help you bring your extensions plans, Essex, to live in a practical yet stunning way that delivers both cost and function. Our expertise in home extension building in Essex means we have gained the necessary know-how and tricks of the trade to work alongside you to maximise the space you create that works for your lifestyle and home.

We provide free quotes, and we have many satisfied customers who can provide testimonials to our expertise and professionalism when working together to create your dream home extension.


Considering a home extension in Essex to increase the space in your existing property?

There are many different options available to you when looking at extending your home.

There are different types of house extensions you have to utilise unused space around your property, including;

  • Single storey home extensions Essex
  • Rear extension
  • Double-storey home extensions
  • Multi-level house extension
  • Wrap around home extension
  • Side return extension
  • Over structure extensions (for example, building over a garage)
  • Glass extension
  • Conservatories
  • Orangeries
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A Single-story house extension is built onto a portion of a house, with one or more sides of the extensions attached to the property and only the ground floor plus any basement built onto it. Building control is required for single-story extensions, but it may be a permitted development that does not require permission.

The addition of a single-storey extensions can significantly increase the value of your home.

Some of the possibilities for your home extensions include:

  • Kitchen extension
  • More space for lounge area
  • Dining room
  • Home office
  • Bathroom
  • Playroom
  • Extra bedroom
  • Utility room
  • Extra room on the ground floor
  • Self-contained room for visitors or live-in relatives

When considering adding a single-storey extension in Essex, the biggest concern is the number of excavations required for the build and any planning permission you may need to obtain. Our experienced house extension builders in Essex will know if you are likely to require permission before the start of the building project, protecting you from hidden costs that might crop up.

Anigmar Solutions are experts in the construction industry providing you with complete peace of mind when having extension built. We abide by necessary safety regulations, work with minimal disruption and deliver results to a high standard, ensuring that your new extension has that wow factor!

Double Storey Extension in Essex

There are many options you can choose from when looking to undertake a double-storey extensions build. Any part of the existing structure can be extended with a multi-story addition. A two-story rear extension can be used to add an extra bedroom and en-suite bathroom, whilst also expanding your downstairs floor space. The additional space created by this type of extension could be used for a dining room, a new utility room or maximising the existing living space of your lounge area.

The costs are higher than for a single-story house extension due to its complexity. The effect on neighbours is far more severe. Only detached or semi-detached houses with a side plot or garden can have a two-story extension. This type of extension build will necessitate the acquisition of planning permission.

This type of extension is great for people who have already opted for a loft conversion, garage conversions or even extended single storey for their previous extension.

Side Return Extensions

A side return extension is typically used to increase the space in a specific room instead of adding a room itself. Builds of this kind can work alone as a single-storey extensions or a double one and can be included as part of a wrap-around extensions with a rear build.

Side return extensions are typically only allowed on detached or semi-detached properties, and party wall agreements must be looked at for limitations and specifications before any work is undertaken, however there is a chance that it can meet the criteria for a permitted development.

If you would like more info on a side return extension, contact us today!

Conservatory or Kitchen Extensions

A kitchen extension is still one of the most popular builds undertaken for house extensions in Essex.

Big family kitchens can be attractive options to home buyers and ideas for bigger families too. Creating a purpose-built space and allowing you to maximise the area in the kitchen, with the addition of bi fold doors helping to create a seamless flow into the garden can make the perfect family room.

Full glass conservatory extensions can give you a space to enjoy the good weather while sitting indoors and create an additional room downstairs in your home. As can adding conservatories.

Extensions – Design & Planning

Planning and designing your home extensions can be a lengthy process; the experts at Anigmar Solutions are on hand to assist you with all aspects of the planning & building, with experienced house extension experts ensuring that you are completely satisfied.

Building an extension requires different factors and specifics, and working with the right home extension specialists can make sure you do not miss any part of design spaces and planning for your new extensions. We maximise the available space with all our extensions, call us to learn more!

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Not all extensions need planning permission, and choosing home extension services in Essex means you need to be fully aware of your legal obligations regarding appropriate permissions.


All house extensions that are higher than one level will require specific and detailed plans to be drawn up and submitted for approval. Our expert’s designers can survey your property and use their expertise and knowledge in this area to help you to design your extension based on the planning permission likely to be granted to you.

Planning permission is essential because it enables your local council to plan for the future and understand how the land is used, protecting local residents and conservation area/space. This will affect the appearance of buildings, the general landscape, and even road access and environmental implications.

An extension that does not require permission is regarded as a permitted development.

Construction Info

Wondering how your house extensions builders will approach the construction of your property extensions? An Extension requires a varied range of works covering various trades, but the builders will typically follow this construction process;

  • Make and lay the groundwork, including drainage.
  • While insulating, construct both skins of the wall.
  • Build the roof.
  • Install windows and doors outside.
  • Make internal divisions.
  • First, repair the electricity, plumbing, and phone lines.
  • Finish the walls and apply the plaster
  • Install the heating system.
  • Second, repair the electricity, plumbing, and phone lines.
  • Install internal doors, skirting, and other carpentry as needed.
  • Complete decor, including floor coverings.
  • Clean the site to finish.

Stages of Work

The way your house extension in Essex will be completed will follow a strict process to ensure each step of the build is carried out correctly to ensure a safe build at all times.

The initial process includes;

  • After contacting us, the first step is to provide you with a free, no-obligation quote.
  • We can arrange for an architect to come to your home.
  • Drawings and structural calculations are created for the client’s approval.
  • Drawings and structural calculations will be submitted to Planning and Building Control.
  • Planning and Building Control approval will be obtained.
  • Next, you move into the construction stage of the build, starting with laying the foundations.
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The specialists for HOUSE EXTENSIONS IN ESSEX.

Anigmar Solutions are experts in all types of home extension builds in Essex. Our property build specialists are on hand to advise you on the best way to add extra space to discuss single-storey builds, kitchen or bathroom extensions and more.

Our know-how and experience in this area mean we can guide you from start to finish, from helping you to create the optimal flow and design for your new extensions to assisting with product and material queries to give your finish that extra special touch.

Whatever your home build requirements are, we can provide you with a solution that exceeds all of your expectations.

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