Ten basement conversions that make use of subterranean space

Our latest lookbook features 10 homes where basement conversions create extra rooms and more liveable space underground.

Basement conversions can be a practical way of providing homes with additional space. They are often found in UK townhouses where floor space is at a premium, such as in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian homes in London that were often built with basements to accommodate house staff.

While their subterranean setting means these spaces run the risk of becoming dark, damp and unpleasant, smart solutions such as light wells and excavations can help to bring light into the space and turn them into useful extra living areas.

In this lookbook, we’ve taken

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