Dramatic Remodel of 1930s Bungalow

Contemporary extension with balcony to dormer bungalow.
(Image credit: Paul Arthur)

Dean and Ann Furlong had the tough decision between moving home or improving their dated 1930s dormer bungalow.

The existing 110m² house had little insulation, needed rewiring and replumbing, and wasn’t quite big enough for the couple and their daughter.

Claire Lloyd

Claire is Editor in Chief of Homebuilding & Renovating website and magazine. She became Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating in 2016 and has been a member of the team for 15 years. An experienced homes journalist, her work has also appeared in titles such as Real Homes and Period Living.

She has a particular interest in green homes and sustainability, and interior design is a passion too; she has undertaken qualifications in this area. 

After finishing a major renovation of a period cottage, she is now onto her next project: overhauling a 1930s property in the Shropshire countryside.