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Bespoke loft conversions in Gunnersbury

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

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Gunnersbury Loft Conversions

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

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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The LOFT CONVERSION PROCESS in Gunnersbury

The first step of the loft conversion process in Gunnersbury is to assess the structure of the roof. The structural engineer will determine if the joists are strong enough to support the new floor and will specify the type, size, and grade of joists. The new rafters will be placed alongside existing rafters and span the distance between the load-bearing walls. These will be elevated slightly above the ceiling plaster. The new rafters will be made of thicker timbers, which will bridge the gap. If the existing joists are weak, you may have to install Rolled Steel & Metal joists to help distribute the load.

Once the loft conversion process is complete in Gunnersbury, the building control officer will inspect the project to ensure compliance with fire regulations. The conversion process typically takes six to eight weeks and requires a professional architect to complete. A professional architect will design the entire loft conversion, from the rafters to the lighting to the bathroom. If you choose a specialist loft company, the architectural team will work with you to determine the best course of action.

After the surveyor has inspected the property in Gunnersbury, the surveyor will prepare a quote and contract. The surveyor will also hand over your plans to architects. The architects will put your dreams onto paper. They will also advise on planning permission, as necessary. And once the plan is approved, the structural engineer will see it through the building regulations. They will ensure your loft conversion is safe and meets all the building codes.

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 Gunnersbury 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 Gunnersbury 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 Gunnersbury?

    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 Gunnersbury 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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How will a custom Loft Conversion make a difference to your Gunnersbury 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

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