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Basement Conversions in West London: The Whys and the Hows

Last week, we dived into the advantages and disadvantages of starting a loft conversion or home extension project in London, and this week, we'll look at another extension option: basements. Basements are considered as luxury builds, however, every additional inch invested in your West London property worth every penny. Stay tuned and explore all the opportunities a basement conversion offers.

Basement staircase by Nu Projects


If you have limited options for an above ground alteration, creating extra space underneath is your best option. A basement is an ideal solution if you want a separate living area in your home, with its own function and entrance.


With modern techniques and materials, basement conversions have endless opportunities. You can create any kind of room you or your family lack:

  • cinema room

  • kids playroom

  • games room

  • wine cellar and wine tasting room

  • cigar room/walk-in humidor

  • gym, sauna, spa or massage room

  • swimming pool

  • granny and teenage flats

  • bar

  • nightclub dance floor

  • bowling alley

  • music studio

  • car park

Basement gym by Nu Projects


Every basement is different, and the cost can vary significantly depending on many factors. Many elements can raise the price of the project, such as

  • concrete oversite slabs at the ground floor