McIntosh and Partners Limited

Landscaping and Swimming Pools in Surrey

Phone Number: 01483 282 040

Internal Alterations

The removal of interior walls will be helpful in increasing the flow of natural light to your home and create a layout that meets your needs. A person has to consider a number of factors when removing the internal walls. {company-name} has builders who are experienced and specialist in many internal alteration projects. We are your first choice for property alterations throughout West Horsley, Guildford, Dorking, Cranleigh, Leatherhead and Woking.

Building, removing or altering walls

The internal walls perform various functions: first, some walls help in dividing space, support the structure of the building and even contributes to helping the occupants escape in a fire.

The structure of your home are supported by using load-bearing walls, if you are looking to remove or alter these walls, you need the advice of a structural engineer to design a replacement beam and other supportive structures to ensure that your house is structurally sound after the alteration.

It is essential to note that walls around staircase are important to cushion you against fire, thus enabling to escape successfully when there is a fire outbreak. 

removing a structural wall

Bay windows and chimneys

The important feature about bay windows and chimneys is that they occasionally part of the load-bearing structure, thus before making alterations, you should receive approval from building regulations. You also need to seek advice from a structural engineer or builder to make effective alterations.

A person intending to remove a chimney breast should hire a structural engineer or architect to determine the strength of gable wall, the thickness of chimney flue, the height of work and the supportive structures that should be installed. It is essential for the working chimneys to be renovated or have flue liner to cushion your rooms from smoke and be cleaned on a regular basis to ensure that they function effectively. If you wish to install a wood-burning stove, it is advisable to adhere to all the installation procedures.

Victorian bay windows

Replacing windows

A homeowner is permitted to carry out many aspects of window repairs, for instance, replacing rotten sashes and sections of a frame, broken glass and fogged double-glazing without obtaining approval of building regulations.You will need building regulations approval if your home is listed or you live in a conservation area. In this case, you will have to seek clarity from the local authority.

Disability adaptations

Our able and highly trained staff will be helpful in fitting disable adaption equipment for instance handrails, kitchen and bathroom installations and access ramps. We put effort to ensure that your specifications are achieved in our results; we work with you closely from the start of the project to the completion.


As Trustmark and Federation of Master Builders contractors, we are trusted to provide only the highest quality work. We are here to provide conversion and comprehensive construction service in which you will have options that are accessible for your workplace or home. We customise our adaptation services to meet the personal requirements you have whether you are a commercial or domestic customer.