The world's most expensive house on Britain’s most expensive street, in central London. Homeowners have discovered that even if, as is said, an Englishman’s home is his castle, there are an awful lot of things that you can’t do, one expert notes wryly. Photo: EPA

How to build a mega-basement without infuriating the neighbours?

London’s super-rich have taken to burrowing under their homes in order to extend them, but the work can involve years of disruption and draw objections from neighbours, writes Karla Adam

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The world's most expensive house on Britain’s most expensive street, in central London. Homeowners have discovered that even if, as is said, an Englishman’s home is his castle, there are an awful lot of things that you can’t do, one expert notes wryly. Photo: EPA
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