Kitchen diner extension ideas to plan, budget and build

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Adding a kitchen diner extension to an existing home will add space, value and, if planned and designed correctly, a functional yet versatile room for the whole family to interact in.

Before you begin your adventure building an extension, carefully explore the different styles and designs that are available out there, and consider how they will suit the property.

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.