Before & After: How a Tiny Extension Transforms this Kitchen

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(Image credit: c/o Create Bespoke)

As is the experience of so many, when Jess and Reuven Young bought their London terrace house in 2015 it was really dark inside but had an amazing, well-established garden at the back. 

"We’re originally from New Zealand and I loved growing up on our farm and having a view over the mountains when we had breakfast every morning," says Jess. "I knew I wanted a piece of that here in London. The house had a tiny set of French doors from the galley kitchen but you wouldn’t really know the garden was there otherwise."

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.