Bungalow Extension Ideas: 10 Ways to a Modern Home

two side bungalow extensions with charred timber cladding
(Image credit: David Barbour)

A bungalow extension is a sound investment for those who see the potential in these often-dated single-storey homes. Bungalows suit all kinds of extension ideas as they're frequently blessed with large plots to the side and rear.  

The flexible nature of bungalow layouts also lends themselves exceedingly well to downsizers, young families, those who have accessibility requirements alike. 

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.