How much value can a Loft Conversion in East Tilbury add in 2024?

A loft conversion in East Tilbury is a fantastic opportunity to boost the value of your home without the need to relocate. Did you know that converting your loft in East Tilbury can add as much as 25% in value to the property, which ensures a profitable investment in the long run. In some suburbs of East Tilbury, 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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Bespoke loft conversions in East Tilbury

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


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East Tilbury Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in East Tilbury, 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 East Tilbury

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 East Tilbury?

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

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How will I know if my loft in my home in Tilbury is ready for a loft conversion?

To begin, determine if your roof space is suitable for a loft conversion. Most are, but there are three key factors to look for:

Internal elevation. Measure from the top of the ceiling joist to the bridgeboard under the apex. To convert properly, it must be 2,500mm in length.

Pitch of the roof. Determine the roof's pitch. The greater the pitch angle, the greater the likelihood that the central head height will be.

Footprint. Internal regulations should be at least 5,500mm side to side, including the chimney, and 7,500mm front to rear.

How many habitable rooms can I possibly get from a loft conversion?

The most crucial factor to consider when investing in a loft conversion is what your new space will be used for. Once you've determined this, you may consider what kind of room you want and whether you need more than one. If you are making space for your adult son or daughter when they return from university, or if you need a playroom for small children, you may want a bathroom or wet room to accommodate who is utilizing the area. If you simply use it as a home office or a gym, a restroom may not be essential, and you can therefore devote all of the space to that purpose.

Is it necessary to hire an Architect when having a loft conversion in Tilbury?

Although you may design a loft on your own, using the services of a professional designer or architect is suggested. The project must adhere to current construction codes, which necessitates some specialized expertise. A DIY is conceivable, but without design skills, it may be impossible to do on your own. A design and construction firm would be an alternative to employing an architect. Whatever design choice you choose, be sure to locate someone who is eager to listen and make your dream loft a reality on paper.

When it comes to planning a loft conversion, there are generally two possibilities. You can either steer and direct the design to your liking and include specific specifications selected by you, with design fees likely to be high, or you can ask an architect or designer to provide you with ready-made blueprints, which will cost you significantly less because you will not need to involve a structural engineer.

What is a reasonable loft conversion budget?

You may begin thinking about how to utilize your new space after you've received confirmation that your loft is acceptable for conversion. While you're thinking about the permanent objects you'll be adding, you'll also need to budget for the project in order to cover everything. Remember to include a contingency plan because there will always be a surprise or two.

The cost of a loft conversion is determined by the size of your loft and the type of conversion you choose. A loft conversion may add £50,000-£60,000 to the value of your property, depending on its size. Because most loft conversions cost between £20,000 and £40,000, you'll need to stick to your budget in order to receive a fair return on investment.

Consider the usual expenses for things such as preparing the existing loft for conversion, necessary rewiring, access arrangements, and fitting both flooring and roof windows when determining your budget. You should contact several architects or loft conversion professionals to obtain the most competitive bids for each of these processes, then base your budget on the top three.

What are the different types of Loft Conversion for your Tilbury home?

Velux Loft Conversions comes from Velux, the world's top maker of roof windows. Because the Velux windows are fitted flush to the existing roof line, the roof line remains unaffected in this sort of installation. A Velux loft conversion is ideal for lofts with plenty of headroom or when space is limited due to planning limitations.

A dormer loft conversion is an addition to an existing roof that extends vertically from a sloping roof, adding floor space and headroom to the building. A dormer has vertical slats and a sloping ceiling on the inside. It is the most typical style of loft conversion since flat roof dormers provide the greatest additional room.

Dormer conversions with a pitched roof are ideal for big footprints or steeply pitched roofs. If you reside in a conservation district, they may be required rather than complete back dormers. A pitched roof dormer is an eye-catching feature, and depending on the size of your house, you might add several pitched roof dormers. Dormers on the front of a house would require planning approval, however, they may usually be erected in the back under allowed development.

The L-shaped dormer loft conversion is also quite popular and is frequently regarded as the greatest solution to maximize space in a mid-terrace period building. An L-shaped conversion usually allows for the addition of two bedrooms and a bathroom.

To the rear of the home is a mansard loft conversion. This form of conversion features a flat roof and a rear wall that slopes inwards at a 72-degree inclination. Small dormers are commonly used to house windows. Because of the significant alterations to the roof form and structure, mansard loft conversions typically need planning clearance.

Hip to Gable loft conversions offers a significant amount of headroom as well as usable floor area for a loft. The roof must be stripped down to the tops of the hip ends, the flank wall erected into a gable, and the ridge extended to meet the gable. This sort of modification necessitates the reconstruction of a portion of the front roof.

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 East Tilbury 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 East Tilbury 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 East Tilbury?

    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 East Tilbury 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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