Before & after: A dated bungalow is given a complete makeover and a new first floor

black cladding on remodelled bungalow with decking area
(Image credit: Dave Burton)

When architect Marion Cole was asked by a client to give her opinion on a tired old bungalow renovation, it never crossed her mind that she might one day be living there herself. 

“I got planning permission for a bungalow renovation to turn it into a family home, using the original footprint, and then he put it on the market,” she says.

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