Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the week and there’s a badge at the bottom of the post if you’d like to add it to yours too.
I might have mentioned a few months ago that we’re having a loft conversion this year. Well, the pandemic happened and everything got set back quite a lot. But, I have good news and things are starting to move forward.
Back in March we submitted plans to the council to get their permission to convert the loft. We don’t need full planning permission as we’re working within the scope of permitted development and so just need the council to supply a certificate to say our conversion is lawful.
They were meant to give us the certificate by the start of May. But, coronavirus. This week the certificate came through and I am so happy to finally feel like we’re making progress. It’s like a rubber stamp on our plans and the loft conversion is in sight.
The work has been pencilled in for September and we have our final decision meeting in a couple of weeks to work out exactly how we want the space to be. It’s a really exciting time!
But, for now I am ploughing on with sorting out the stuff in the loft. We’ve hired self storage and we need to also empty the whole of our upstairs during the first weeks of work. Please remind me at some point that it will all be worth it in the end! I’ll keep you updated on the progress.
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