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Anthony Byrne, Expert London Architect explains where best to shop for your DIY material in 2014…

So your a home owner or renter living in London, its the weekend and you have been avoiding that home DIY you have been avoiding for ages. Or you may one of the thousands that have just recently completed your House extension or loft conversion perhaps? The builders have been in and finished and now over you for the final decor, it can be a daunting time. For many of you, you may have overspent on the build, maybe a difficult side extension plan went a bit too far and you need some hand DIY to save a little on the finances?

We thought for your benefit that we would list the top 7 DIY stores that we feel provide best value for money in 2014.

Top 7 hardware stores


Over 350 stores nationwide, great for all your little DIY materials,     perhaps you can finish your kitchen now in your recently completed     kitchen extension, great offers at the moment for fully fitted kitchens.

The Range

Kit out your kitchen extension with the latest new craft materials.


Overspent on your Conservatory plans? Great place for power tools,     flooring and timber, finish the little jobs off to a high standard.


340 stores nationwide.Great all round home decor and accessories for all kinds of DIY. Superb value for money kitchen unit offers at the     moment.

Screw Fix

Over 255 stores nationwide get your power tools or bathroom     accessories for that new bathroom in your loft conversion, great special     offers and good return policy.

Tool Station

Over 50 stores nationwide, excellent quality landscape machinery, buy     that new lawn mower and get your garden ready for the summer.


Need some new keys cut for the new doors for your side house    extension doorway? Great value for money key cutting with these guys.

We hope this helps you save time in shopping around and if your still looking to do any further planning applications then speak to our friendly London architects today on 0800 282 267, or simply fill in the enquiry form and we will call you back at your convenience to help you further. Send your email enquiries to