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Bespoke loft conversions in Colchester

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


Types Of Lofts

Colchester Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Colchester, 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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Our latest Loft Conversions in Colchester

Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Colchester to get an idea of what our specialist Loft Conversion team can build for you.

Loft Conversion Process

Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Colchester

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 Colchester?

If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Colchester 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 Colchester

Loft conversions are very common, and the demand for these facilities is growing. Getting a large number of conversions has a lot of advantages and is usually cost-effective. A loft conversion may seem to be a simple job, and you may believe it is a do-it-yourself project, but it involves extending walls, remodeling floors, making structural changes, and installing windows and ventilators, among other things.

It is preferable to hire the services of a professional loft conversion company. If you're looking for a loft conversion in Colchester, you've come to the right place. Loft conversion London has been converting lofts for a long time and is one of the most well-known companies in the industry.

Advantages of getting a Loft conversion in Colchester

  • Additional Space -

The major advantage of getting a loft conversion is the additional space that it offers. The roof is generally empty and can only be used to store lightweight items, you can make the best use of this space by converting it into a fully functional room. This created additional space and this space can be a great advantage. You can invite your friends and relatives and you don't have to worry about making provisions for them to stay and sleep. You can even host parties or spend some family time in the room.

  • Customizability -

The fact that you have extra space is a plus, but the fact that you can turn it into anything you want is a bonus. You should think about what you intend to do with space ahead of time, and the loft conversion will be carried out according to your wishes. If you want to use the space as an extra bedroom, provisions will be made for the washroom and other necessities. You can use all of the room in the loft conversion if you want to use it as a basic kids' play area.

  • Low cost  -

You would have to pay a lot of money and spend a lot of time searching for the perfect home if you want to move to a new location simply because you need more space, such as an extra bedroom. It can be expensive to move all of your furniture and other belongings. Instead of spending time and money moving, consider having a loft conversion and turning your attic into an extra bedroom you need. Loft conversions are also inexpensive, and they are well worth the investment.

  • Saving costs on electricity -

When working on loft conversion projects, we cover the roof and ensure that there are windows so that natural light can enter the room. This natural lighting gives you a more aesthetic experience while also being good for your skin and health. Artificial lighting is not needed, so you can save money. We can also mount solar panels so that you can use the sun's energy to fuel your lights at night.

Why is Planning permission important in Colchester?

Loft conversions come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and not all of them can be used in the same building. The designs are influenced by the structure's strength and other factors, and we will assist you in selecting the best loft conversion design. It is important to obtain approval for a loft conversion and to present all necessary documents, including blueprints, to show that the loft conversion is secure, in place to guarantee the safety of the residents and the surrounding environment.

We have experts who can design the best plans and plan out all of the details so clearly that approvals are granted in days, we will assist you with the entire planning approval phase. This will save you a lot of time and ensure that the conversion process continues smoothly.

Why is getting a Loft conversion an Investment?

The biggest advantage of getting a loft conversion is that it increases the property value. When you are spending money to get a loft conversion you are investing in the house and it is a well-known fact that property value can rise annually and this investment can yield many profits. 

You can also get the money that you invested back as can show the lofted room to be an exclusive feature of the house and most of the houses with a lofted room are attractive and sell fast. If you invest 15,000 on a loft conversion you get the invested 15,000 plus 15-20% profit on that. So getting a loft conversion is an investment rather than an expense.

What are the best ideas for a Loft conversion in Colchester?

  • Indoor kids play area -

If you have kids, it is a challenge to control them because they start to wander into every corner of the house. These kids also spread all their toys and collecting them and picking them up can be a huge challenge. We can help you tackle this problem by converting your loft into a kid's play area, you can store all the toys in this room and there is no need to organize everything regularly. This oft can be childproofed to ensure your kid's safety. Once your kid grows up, this same room can be created into an indoor study or a bedroom.

  • Soundproof Music Studio -

Having a dedicated music studio is the dream for many and most musicians and they even try to set up their music studio, these studios are inefficient because there might be disturbances or other distractions. We can help you in creating a dedicated music studio by converting your loft into a music room. This room can then be soundproofed so that you can practice music without disturbing anyone and you can also record music in the best possible quality.

  • Dedicated gaming room -

There has been a huge surge in demand for online games and the esports industry is also rising. This is the best time to try your hand in professional gaming and to become a pro you need a complete setup and comfortable space. You can convert your loft room into a gaming room and we can help you in installing special digital lights and other gaming equipment that can help you get into the zone. You can also use this environment to start streaming and online games streaming has a huge scope and now is the best time to start something new.

How can Loft Conversion London Help you -

  • Planning  -

Planning is the most essential stage because once the plans are made, there is no going back. We at Loft conversion London have experts who can turn your dreams into reality and construct the loft room just as you want it to be. We are completely transparent when it comes to offering services and if we feel like certain features cannot be integrated, we make sure that you know about it and we also find the net best alternative to satisfy you.

  • Designing -

We at Loft conversion London have the best interior and exterior designers and they can help you in establishing the perfect look for your house. Our designers are experienced and are extremely creative and they don't recycle their ideas and present you with options, they assess the plans and designs of the house and then offer various options.

  • Construction -

The key aspect of getting a loft conversion is to get the construction completed properly, we have the best pool builders and workers, our team of workers ensures that everything is completed perfectly. There is no stone left unturned as our employees focus on perfection while completing the targets on time. When you hire us to carry out your loft conversion, you can be very confident of getting the result that you desire.

  • Cost-cutting -

We have been in the loft conversion business for a long time now and in this process, we built an extremely valuable network that involves various retailers who give us discounts on various products. If you hire us to build the loft conversion, you can automatically take advantage of our network because we can help you cut down the costs of the raw materials by at least 15-20%. This number might seem to be low but in the end, you end up saving much more than you thought.

Victorian and Edwardian Houses

The most common loft conversions are done on these types of houses across London. These houses mostly have high ceilings and large rooms and a conversion works best when the design retains the natural character of the building.

End of Terraced and Semi Detached Houses

If you live in an end of terraced or semi-detached house, your property is ideal for a loft conversion. There are two main types of loft conversion that are suitable for semi-detached and end of terrace homes: hip to gable loft conversions and dormer loft conversions.

1920s and 1930s Houses

Many properties in the UK were build in the 1920s or 1930s (pre-war period). Such houses are great for loft conversions, you can easily add either a dormer loft conversion, a hip to gable loft conversion or a Velux loft conversion. The type we build will depend on the structure of your home and roof we can guide you on the best approach.

Flats, Maisonettes and Conservation Areas

If you happen to live in a conservation area, the local council may not permit you to have a rear dormer, but they might let you have a mansard or a combination of Velux roof windows and small dormers. Loft conversions in flats and Maisonettes are the ultimate way of gaining that precious extra space.

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 Colchester 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 Colchester 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 Colchester?

    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 Colchester 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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Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

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Increase Value of Home

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Add Something New to your House

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Increase your House Living Space

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