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Is my loft too small?

In order to comply with building regulations, your loft has to be minimum of 2,4 m or 7'8'' at it's highest point. 

How we measure it?

It's the top surface of the celling boards below to the felt at the very apex of the roof.

How long does a loft conversion take?

Usually for a normal size of house it can take between 6 to 8 weeks

What about Planning Permission?

It can also be a great solution if you are working from home and need an airy space. Dormer loft conversions are the quickest to build.

This type of loft involves a simple loft extension which results in a flat roof extending out from your sloped roof. It creates a space with a lot of light by adding Velux windows on the front roof. You can also choose to have a nice French door or bifold windows on the new vertical rear wall to enrich the style and luminosity.

Is my loft not high enough?

UK Building Regulations 2008 clearly mention that a loft needs to be at least 2,20m from the floor to the apex of the ceiling. (Make a Link to building regulations 2008).

Can my loft be converted?

Yes, all lofts can be converted!

The main difference is whether your loft requires a drop ceiling or not. This is in order to comply with UK Building regulations which requires the space of your loft being at least 2,20m.

How long does a loft conversion take?

Typically, Loft conversions usually take 6-8 weeks. However, bigger projects can take between 6-12 weeks. Each loft is different and it does all depend on the magnitude of the work involved.

How much does a loft conversion cost?

The cost varies, as each loft is different in size, style and design. We offer a free estimation to all our customers, ensuring you are aware of all costs before choosing us to build the loft you need.

Do I need planning permission for my loft?

All lofts require us to follow UK Building Regulations and all architectural plans need to be submitted to the council in order for them to be approved. Some lofts also have to go through planning permission if they do not follow the UK Building Regulations requirements.

I have a water tank and chimney in my loft, is that a problem?

The water tank can be removed or replace somewhere else in the house. Our team of experience plumbers will to their best to relocalise and maximize your loft space.

Chimney usually remain at the place. It is possible to remove the chimney but it is subject to planning permission. Although, we can keep the chimney feature as part of design of our new loft.

I would like a bathroom in the loft conversion, what impact does this have?

Having a bathroom is definitely something we have to think ahead. Water supply is the man issue, this is why we usually position the new bathroom over the existing bathroom.

How much space will I realistically achieve from a loft conversion?

Just like each house, each loft is different. It will be our pleasure if you contact us to discuss about it and book a free appointment to receive a free quote.

How will a loft conversion affect my home?

We know that having a loft conversion can be a very stressful moment in your life. This is why we would like to make a loft as less intrusive as possible, keeping the site tidy and secure for your family.

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