Our clients had a classic three bedroom semi-detached home with a small kitchen to the rear. A layout many homeowners in Manchester are familiar with.

The existing layout often kept different family members in separate rooms, which was problematic for Mrs and Mrs Finnigan as a young family.


An extended family room

After listening carefully to what Mr and Mrs Finnigan had to say, we came up with a design for a beautiful L-shaped family room.

A house extension to the rear and side gave us enough room to create the space the family craved. We decided to place the kitchen in the existing dining room, using the existing chimney breast to fit a large range style oven as a stylish feature.

A reading room with a view

Mr and Mrs Finnigan love to read, so we created a tranquil reading area that looks out onto the garden too.  The area doubled up as a space where the children could play, moving freely from indoor to outdoor fun using the stunning new bi-fold doors.

The extension also allowed us to install a new bathroom where the house’s old kitchen used to be. This worked really well as a bathroom the family could nip out and use easily.

Our challenge was to bring the whole family together, and we’re happy to say that’s just what we achieved.

Name said, “Blu Room Architecture were fantastic when they helped us to design our extension. We had no idea how the process worked and it was reassuring to have someone calmly explain everything and allowed us to plan what we wanted. Ian had great suggestions and ideas for how we can best use the space. He was punctual, professional and clear with his advice and costing too. We would highly recommend Blu Room architecture, we are delighted with the work.”

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