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Bespoke loft conversions in Guildford

Loft Conversion London specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across London and the home counties. We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Guildford which are fully tailored to the client’s personal requirements and preferences.

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Types Of Lofts

Guildford Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Guildford, 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 Guildford

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

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Loft Conversion Process

Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Guildford

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.

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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.

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Loft Conversion Guildford 

Managing and organisation are two of the most important and useful skills that one can apply in their lifestyles, which includes managing their homes too. Your house often has spaces that are left out underutilized, which could be turned into something useful and functional. Utilising the open, unused space is what we do at Loft Conversion London.

Why Loft Conversion in Guildford?

Loft Conversions are the makeover that you didn't know that your house needed. A loft conversion is the simple transformation of your attic into a usable functional space such as an extra bedroom, a gym, an office, a bath etc into anything that you’d want to have.

Due to their several added benefits, loft conversions for the attic are one of the most favoured and popular forms of home improvements in the United Kingdom.

Loft conversion transforms the non-habitable spaces into living habitable ones, making the living space more spacious and negating the need for having a relocation. The conversion not only provides you with the best utilization of your attic space but even increases the value of your house. If you have to go by facts, there is given proof that Loft Conversions increases the house selling price by 20%.

We are providing the same services in Loft conversion Guildford. A scenic town located in the Southern part of England, Home to the Medieval Guilford Tower, is etched with beautifully landscaped gardens and pretty views to encounter. A vibrant place with picturesque riverside scenes, Guildford is a vintage town being one of the known heritage sites of England and a famous attraction for tourists. With events going all year long around the town, It is a dreamy town to be in. Loft conversion and renovation can convert your Loft into a cosy room that could provide you with a breathless view of the town in its natural beauty.

The services by Loft Conversions Guildford are exactly what you need, providing you with the perfect place from the space. You can choose to have the loft converted in different styles, keeping in mind the kind of space that you have and even your budget. There are different types of Loft Conversions determined with the kind of loft you have, that you can choose from such as-

  • Dormer Loft Conversion -

The most popular and easiest ones to have, Dormer Loft Conversion are an option that will give you a flat roof and a good set of windows to look through.

  • Hip to Gable Conversion -

Conversions in which the sloping roof is removed and the roof is built by extending the gable.

  • Mansard Loft Conversion -

Mansard Conversion provides the maximum internal space by replacing one or both of the slopes.

  • Velux Loft Conversion -

The speciality of this conversion is its cost-effectiveness. This does not alter the shape of the roof, with the special placement of the window providing a good stargazing experience.

  • L-Shaped Conversion -

This sort of conversion provides you with a good headroom as well as an outlook resembling that of a normal room. This is the best option for the properties present in Guildford.

From all the above-stated loft conversions, you can choose to have the most suitable conversions for you that will be determined by your house design, type of roof, house age, and your budget.

The Loft Conversion is one of the most cost-effective and economically convenient ways to utilise extra space as well as adding that “it value” to your homes. It is the most accurate way to add a significant value to your home, hence being an option opted for by many families across the UK.

Ideas for your Loft Conversion in Guildford?

The whys and the hows are almost always symbolic and similar to each other. They often go hand in hand, impersonating each other. The question with the how and the why usually arises as to how to get your loft conversion done or why to get your loft conversion done. While we have already told about how to loft conversion could help you in increasing your house’s price and getting more in return for your property, there are few other reasons that we can state-

  • Building upwards instead of outwards - 

Planning to renovate your house and adding extensions would require a lot of work and not to forget, an extension would require the permission of the council. Loft conversion makes the most out of the waste space with the utilisation of it in the most effective as well as required space possible.

  • Additional Bath -

You can never run out of baths. Having an additional bath is a bane rather than a boon, knowing that you will not have to wait in queue for your turn to show up, in the most difficult manners possible.

  • More Storage -

You can always run out of storage because things will keep adding up and your space will be filled. Having an organised space for your stuff and future additions would be a benefit that you didn’t know you needed.

  • Creating stunning views -

Living in a city or town, (such as Guildford) overlooking a cityscape or a scenic landscape, having a view from your house will always have a serene and pleasing sense to it. Add to it, the extra height of the loft, allowing you to watch over the beautiful scenes, all the more reasons to choose Loft Conversion Guildford.

  • Renting out a loft -

Another one of the brilliant reasons could be renting out your loft. The extra income will not add a hole in your pants but even let you splurge it over some luxuries.

  • Protecting the heat -

Most of the heat in your house is lost due to the loft. Having an extra space or room in place of the loft will only let your house remain more insulated. Opting for Loft conversions is a wise decision and a brilliant way of improving your home. There are a lot of factors that affect the loft conversion that you’d need to take care of, like the house condition, the design type, the materials required, the permissions, budget etc.

  • House Condition -

Three important things are generally inspected when converting a loft. The Internal Height, Roof pitch and the Footprint -

  •  The Internal height is nothing but the headspace, which is crucial for the livability factor.
  •  The roof pitch is the proper angle that will provide roof conversion.
  •  The footprint is the basic measurement that is necessarily adhering to the internal rules.
  • Permissions?

If you want to have a different renovation that might exceed specified limits as provided by the council, then you will need to ask for planning permission. You'll have to submit a full planning application. Some properties don't have developmental rights so you should be sure to follow up with the council.

On the contrary, you don't generally need the permissions from the council to get your loft converted, but you can always check it to be a hundred percent sure. 

  • Design -

The design of your home and your loft will be the prime role player, as to what your loft would be converted in. Considering the types of Loft conversions that are mentioned, your loft will be given the appropriate transformation.

  • Budget -

Now your budget will tell a lot about the kind of loft conversion that would take place in your house. Considering the amount of money that can be invested vs the amount of work that would be invested are two of the prime players that will determine your loft.

Once you go through the requirements, ticking each one off the list, you can go forward to the planning of the utilisation of your space. You can be as creative as you like, the world is your canvas. You can choose to turn it into a playroom, a party area, an extra handy room, a meditation or even a personal home theatre.

Even though loft conversion would sound like an easy task, it is not. It isn't a simple task and you will need the help and ideas of the professionals. And we are right here to help you. We at Loft Conversion London provide Lofting Service and take care of the whole process of lofting. From resourcing to cleaning up, our services are top-notch and we make sure that we offer the best services possible. Working closely with the clients and understanding their needs and requirements, Understanding the expectations and working in the best manner possible to deliver the best product.

With a huge scope of customization, you can go on to add your inputs and we will move on to provide you with just the best of everything.

Loft conversions have started to become a trend with their economic and creative way of utilising space as well as adding charm to your house. A loft conversion is suitable for anyone looking forward to transforming their homes or thinking of selling their homes as it adds a lot to the price.

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 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 Loft Conversion 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?

    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 a 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.

IDEAS TO TRANSFORM YOUR LOFT CONVERSION IN Guildford

Storage Ideas for your Loft Conversion

How will a custom Loft Conversion make a difference to your Guildford home

Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

Increase Value of Home

Increase Value of Home

Add Something New to your House

Add Something New to your House

Increase your House Living Space

Increase your House Living Space

TYPES OF LOFT CONVERSIONS

Hip to Gable Loft Conversion Guildford

Hip to Gable Loft Conversion Guildford

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 Guildford homeowners with semi-detached, end of terraced, bungalows or detached properties. We provide full planning, design to build service.

Dormer Loft Conversion Guildford

Dormer Loft Conversion Guildford

Dormer Loft Conversion is the most popular type of Loft Conversion undertaken by Guildford 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 Loft Conversion Guildford

Velux Loft Conversion Guildford

Velux or Roof Light Loft Conversion is the simplest and economical of all Loft Conversions in Guildford. 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.


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