Bespoke loft conversions in Basement Conversion Camden
Loft Conversion London specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across London and the home counties. We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Basement Conversion Camden which are fully tailored to the client’s personal requirements and preferences.
Basement Conversion Camden Loft Conversions
We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Basement Conversion Camden, which include, dormer, mansard, hip to gable, L-shaped and velux loft conversions. Our team of builders will transform your house, giving you more living space and thereby increasing the value of your property.
Our latest Loft Conversions in Basement Conversion Camden
Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Basement Conversion Camden to get an idea of what our specialist Loft Conversion team can build for you.
Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Basement Conversion Camden
We try to keep the Loft Conversion process as simple as possible from conception to completion, always keeping you informed and involved in every step. Our process includes an initial survey and design followed by architectural drawings and structural calculations. Thereafter, we will quote based on the drawings. Once happy with our quote, our architects apply for planning permission and commence your building work and finally the completion of your new loft conversion. Our team is ready to discuss any aspect of the project in more detail at all times.
Whether your family is growing, renting out a room in your property, or simply want a new study or office, a loft conversion is an ideal solution to maximise space in your house. This is a cost-effective alternative to moving and will increase the value of your property when you decide to sell in the future. No matter the project size, we will build you a loft that reflects your style and meets your lifestyle’s needs.
A basement conversion can be a common thing and it sounds simple but before you go forward with getting a basement conversion you should know certain details. This basement conversion is irreversible and once the conversion is done, it cannot be modified which makes planning one of the most important aspects of it. There are many basement conversion exerts available in Camden and you can either hire a particular expert or avail the services of a company and get their professional expertise and opinion on everything.
A basement conversion is pretty simple and helps to add that extra space that you are looking for. You might be considering moving to a new place but this is a completely different problem. You would have to not only look for a suitable house in a good location but look for proper immunities nearby. You should have healthcare facilities, supermarkets, shopping malls, restaurants, etc.
The living conditions also come into lay as the pollution levels and water treatment is also checked upon. Rather than going through all these factors and checking upon each and every one of them, you can simply get a basement extension and convert it into whatever room you like.
The costs involved with getting a basement conversion is much lower than moving to a new place.
The costs involved with getting a basement conversion will ultimately depend on the type of basement conversion and the area of the room. If the room is big then the cost increases and if the room is small you might save up a little more than what you expected.
The general cost of converting an existing basement would be around £750 – £1,400 per square metre. If you want to lower your cellar to create the extra room and also work on the ceiling and insulation the costs can go up to 1,500 – £2,000 per square metre. If you don't have an existing cellar or a basement and require digging and building a new basement, the costs can go up to £2,000 – £3,000 per square meter for the whole basement conversion.
There are also pre-manufactured basements available in the market. These basements are manufactured in a production site and it comes with all the interior and the furniture. You just have to select a particular basement and the components are dismantled and sent to your house. These components are then reassembled in your basement. This type of basement conversion is expensive and the price depends on the size of the basement. There is also little scope to make any modifications to the basement.
Before you even begin with the idea of a basement conversion you should think about getting the required permissions. The local planning authority grants these permissions and without these permissions, you cannot get a basement conversion.
If you have an existing basement and are remodeling the basement without making any changes to the ceiling or the basement you can ignore the planning permissions. The planning permissions are required when you are making changes to the walls and extending the basement.
These planning permissions are important to make sure that all the safety standards are ensured and to foresee that nothing is out of place. The safety of the house also depends on the permissions. The planning authority will check if the house can support a basement extension and if the extension compromises the strength of the house the permissions are denied.
Insulation is one of the most important factors to consider while getting a loft conversion. The basement is generally under the ground and the conditions can become extreme. It can become too hot in summers and too cold in winters. This is why it is important to work on insulation while getting the basement conversion.
You can also fix the air conditioning system or make provisions by adding a heater.
The walls of the basement are under the ground and this means that these walls are exposed to a lot of groundwater and the conditions are pretty damp. It is crucial to waterproof the walls and treat them appropriately to ensure that there is no mold or fungi growing on them. These fungi start growing in damp conditions easily and they weaken the walls.
You can work on the interior and the design as much as you want but the amount of free space available makes all the difference. The basement should be suitable for promoting living conditions. If you don't have enough room and headspace, you can think about getting a ceiling extension or a wall extension.
Ventilation and proper air circulation is a must and you should add windows and make provision for natural light to enter the room. If the basement is completely closed without almost no ventilation, air circulation becomes harder. Natural light also plays an important role because it kills bacteria and helps to maintain room temperature.
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The minimum height required for a Loft Conversion is 2.2m (from the floor to the highest point in your loft). If you do not have the required height, your ceilings can be lowered on your first floor.
This depends on the size and type of Loft, most loft conversions take around 10-12 weeks. We can give you a more accurate estimation when we see your property.
Loft Conversion cost is determined by the size and type of the project, the features you would like, etc. Our architect will help you achieve the best use of your space within your budget. Most Lofts cost between £25,000 and £60,000.
No - it's safe to carry on living in your house. Our team starts from the scaffolding before the stairs go in. We always try to limit the disruption during the construction process.
Loft Conversions usually fall under the permitted development category therefore planning permission is not normally required. There are some exceptions like conservation areas, flats, or listed buildings. Our in-house surveyors can advise further on planning permission. For more info read our Planning Permission blog.
A party wall agreement is also known as PWA is required if you own semi-detached or terraced property. In simple words, if you are working within or near your neighbor’s boundary then you will need a party wall agreement in place. Click here for more info.
Yes - it will add from 15% to 25% upwards depending on the size, design, and type of Loft. Read more about adding value here.
Yes, all Loft conversions require building regulation approval from the local authority. These regulations are important to ensure the safety measures are in place and they set a protocol of construction and design to follow.
Absolutely yes, we will work with you to achieve your dream new living space.
Hip to Gable Loft Conversion extends your house on the sloping side by replacing the roof with a vertical wall called the Gable. This gives maximum internal head height and floor space. Hip to Gable loft conversions are ideal for Basement Conversion Camden homeowners with semi-detached, end of terraced, bungalows or detached properties. We provide full planning, design to build service.
Dormer Loft Conversion is the most popular type of Loft Conversion undertaken by Basement Conversion Camden homeowners. This is simply the extension of the existing roof vertically that allows extra additional floor space and headroom. There are height requirements of at least two metres or higher, with no need for planning permission in many cases.
Velux or Roof Light Loft Conversion is the simplest and economical of all Loft Conversions in Basement Conversion Camden. The roof of your house remains unchanged, we only install attractive Velux windows that bring in plenty of natural light. As the roof structure remains intact, no planning is required. Velux Loft Conversions require considerably less construction work compared to the others and are less disruptive too.