Adding Room To Your Home With a Side Extension

Expand Your Home Instead Of Move

You may have seen house prices rise considerably in the past 15 years, yet you feel that moving will mean taking out a bigger mortgage and more stress with moving costs.

Many homeowners feel that they like the area where they live and used to the familiar neighbours nearby who they can count on. 

However, looking for a new property can be tiresome and knowing that you'll have to pay out higher levels stamp duty and legal fees, can put the whole prospect of getting a bigger house into something of negative light.

To solve this issue, we've seen an increase in the number of households expanding their own properties, by side or rear extensions. On this page, we're going to cover possible options when thinking about expanding to the side of your property, provided that there is sufficient space to do so.

A number of our clients, prefer to upgrade or enlarge their homes by adding additional space to their kitchens.

Modernising Your Kitchen

Do you have much natural light into your kitchen? If not then, consider widening your kitchen space and adding windows to the ceiling.

Bring Light Into Your Kitchen

If you have space and planning permitting, why not add a new room over your garage and then a new kitchen at the rear of your property?

Double Storey Side Extensions

Instead of a simple couple of windows that let additional light into your new kitchen, how about having the entire ceiling at a window - maximising the light into the kitchen!

Glass Side Extensions

"We would like to thank Dawsons for the work they performed at our home for our flat roof. 

Your employees were well-mannered, efficient and are a credit to your company"

Kevin Robertson

From Westcliff on Sea

"Dear Mr Dawson,

We thought we must write to say thank you very much for the wonderful job your company did in converting our garage into a room.

It is now fully decorated and looks fantastic.

Please pass on our thanks to your builders for the excellent and efficient job they did and we will definitely recommend your company to friends and family who might be looking for a competent building contractor."



Cori & Richard Gingell

From Great Wakering

"I hereby confirm that we (Althorn Properties) have employed the above-named firm on two contracts to date. Both have involved the total refurbishment of semi-derelict buildings and total contract value was approximately £150,000

Work has been completed satisfactorily and we would re-employ this firm in the future."

Athlone Properties Limited

Southend on Sea

"Just a short letter of thanks, to you and your staff, for carrying out the refurbishment of my house.

The refurbishment has been completed to a very high standard and I am extremely pleased with the outcome of the project.

The site was kept in a clean and tidy condition, your staff were very polite and trustworthy.

I would have no hesitation in recommending your company for future works."

Ms R Doubleday

From Shoeburyness

"Would quite happily use for any further building work that we might require"

Mrs Dunstan


About Us

Dawsons Builders and roofing specialists offer a wide variety of building and roofing services for those in Southend and the Surrounding areas. We are a family business that has over 40 years experience in the industry.

We are more than happy to liase directly with architects, project managers to help you complete your project.

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Dawsons Builders
97 Rutland Avenue,
Southend on Sea,