Wasting my time?

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  1. dantheram

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    Thoughts on putting a porch here, planning permission excepted (within 2m of highway)

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    i just want some space to hang coats and keep shoes, plus i think it would add bit more character to the front (obviously it would be in keeping with the style of the house)

    any thoughts on design / practicality / worthwhileness, thought i could turn it to face the slab on the left and create some steps in an L shape?
     
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    Take a pic further back
     
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    Any of the other houses of the same style done it?
     
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    not nearby, nope
     
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    It would actually lose character.
     
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    tbh i can see what you mean, it wouldn't really look right would it
     
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    Is character that important in a row of terrace houses?
    What about functionality?
    I'n not a conservationist or environmentalist, sometimes.
     
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    again, good point and reflects my original thinking. I was more questioning whether or not i could actually do anything in that space thats worthwhile, as i stated i'd like some space to store outdoorsy stuff, the door goes straight into the lounge you see
     
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    Is there a drop on the other side of the railings?
     
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    I can't see any images!
     
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    What’s the floor plan inside? Would be a shame to put a porch on
     
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    to the left? if so, no.
     
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    basically a quadrant. the door in the photo leads directly to a lounge, beyond this is a staircase with a utility room and toilet in the far corner, this completes one half of the building.

    The other half has 1 quadrant for dining with a kitchen in the remaining quadrant, with doors leading to the rear garden

    if that makes sense
     
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    I was wondering if you had the space for innovative storage solutions. I suppose only you would know which is why you were asking about a porch....
     
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