Our house was originally a three-story mid-terrace townhouse with a steeply terraced garden at the rear. Our full plans were to extend into the loft to make
a new ensuite bedroom, extend out at the back making a new kitchen and family room, and convert the original kitchen/diner on the first floor to a further
One of the first tasks was to excavate many, many tonnes of soil and stones from the rear of the house, requiring a new retaining wall some 4m further back, and the building of new steps and flower beds
This mini digger was crucial to the task, both digging and breaking up the old retaining wall with a Pecker attachment.