How much value can a Loft Conversion in Ashtead add in 2024?

A loft conversion in Ashtead is a fantastic opportunity to boost the value of your home without the need to relocate. Did you know that converting your loft in Ashtead can add as much as 25% in value to the property, which ensures a profitable investment in the long run. In some suburbs of Ashtead, where space is limited, loft conversions have become the preferred choice for families seeking to enhance their homes. Not only is it a more cost-effective alternative to moving, but it also provides the added benefit of expanding your living space.

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Ashtead is a large village located in Surrey. It is almost 16 miles south of central London. Earliest archaeological evidence for human activity in the village is from the stone age. From medieval times until late 19th century, Ashtead was known as an agricultural settlement. Residential development was catalysed by the opening of a railway line between Epsom and Leatherhead in 1859

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Bespoke loft conversions in Ashtead

We specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across Ashtead and around Surrey. We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Ashtead which are fully tailored to the client's personal requirements and preferences. Our Loft Conversions in Ashtead allow families to add habitable space to their homes without the need to move home.


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Ashtead Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Ashtead, 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.

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Loft Conversion Process

Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Ashtead

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.


Creating More Space For You

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.


What can we do for your Property in Ashtead?

If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Ashtead home, call us on 020 3951 8426 or email to ask us any questions. For a free site survey and design consultation please fill out the form on the right and our team will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Loft Conversion in Ashtead

If you are considering carrying out a loft conversion, you need to know how much the whole project is going to cost. This article is going to cover some of the most important points to consider before deciding on a price. It will also cover things like planning permission, adding a shower room or bath, and budgeting.

Planning permission is not required for all properties in Ashtead

The first thing to remember is that planning permission is not always required for loft conversions. You do need to get Building Regulations approval and a Party Wall Agreement with your neighbours to make your conversion a legal one. Building regulations require you to have a permanent staircase to reach the loft. Alternatives include a spiral staircase or fixed ladder. Good insulation is also a necessity to maintain a comfortable temperature during winter and cool air during summer. You must also adhere to fire regulations.

To get more information on the planning process and what you need to get to build a loft conversion contact our expert team for advice. It is essential to find out whether your plans have any restrictions and if permitted development rights are affected. If you don't own the whole property, however, you can usually carry out a loft conversion without applying for permission.

Adding a bath or shower room to a loft conversion in Ashtead

The cost of adding a bath or shower room to a three-bed semi-loft conversion will depend on the size of the new room. The roof of the loft will need to be opened up to allow work to take place.

The most common reason for a loft conversion in Ashtead is to add an ensuite bathroom to one or more bedrooms. To keep costs low, it is recommended to build the bathroom above an existing bathroom. The bathroom can then tap into the existing water and drainage system.

The cost of installing a bath or shower room on a three-bed semi-loft conversion is similar to adding an extra room to a two-bed home. It is a fairly straightforward process, although you should consider the benefits of the additional square footage before deciding to proceed with the project.

Is it easy to convert a loft?

A loft conversion cannot be done overnight. If you want this type of home upgrade to happen on your property in Ashtead, you must consult first with a reliable loft conversion specialist. This is because not all lofts can be converted, and if you’ll ask the team we have at Loft Conversion London, we can examine the room you want to convert and give you a conclusion. Our expert builders and tradesmen will provide you with quality service and swift construction that starts from the inspection of your attic’s roof space. For us to build you a comfortable loft, we need to get a roof height of at least 2.2 meters. Then it will be followed by designing the building plan where all your suggestions will be carefully incorporated. After finalizing the plan, construction will finally commence and then will conclude with decoration. Rest assured that if you work with us, you can own a charming space that you can use as an extra bedroom, a cozy library, or a cool home theatre. The process of loft conversion and the construction timeframe will usually take 4 to 10 weeks, depending on the type of loft conversion you’ll prefer so it is best to make yourself aware of the different types available and choose the one that best suits your needs.

Do I need a party wall agreement for a loft conversion in Ashtead?

You will only be required to secure a party wall agreement if your property in Ashtead is a semi-detached or terraced house. This is because of the adjoining walls that you share with your neighbor. The Party Wall Act of 1996 devised this type of document to provide the applicant with additional construction rights to a certain structure. With this permit in hand, you’ll also be able to avoid disputes with your neighbors because, with a party wall agreement, it will only mean that you’ve acquired their permission firsthand before the loft conversion.

FAQ's about Loft Conversion answered

Do you have a question about Loft Conversions? We're here to help. Contact our team at Loft Conversion London

  • How can I find out if my Loft in Ashtead can be Converted?

    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.

  • How long does a Loft Conversion take to Complete?

    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.

  • How much does a Loft Conversion in Ashtead Cost?

    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.

  • Will I need to move out during the Loft Conversion?

    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.

  • Do I need planning permission for a loft conversion in Ashtead?

    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.

  • What is a party wall agreement and will I need one for a loft conversion?

    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.

  • Does a loft conversion add value to my Ashtead home?

    Yes - it will add from 15% to 25% upwards depending on the size, design, and type of Loft. Read more about adding value here.

  • Will my Loft Conversion be subject to Building regulations?

    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.

  • Can I use my own plans?

    Absolutely yes, we will work with you to achieve your dream new living space.

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