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Bespoke loft conversions in Hoddesdon

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

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Hoddesdon Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Hoddesdon, 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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Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon

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 in Hoddesdon

Hoddesdon is a small town located in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, and is part of the Greater London Urban Area and London Metropolitan Area. It is situated along the River Lea. You can visit the town by boat and see the beautiful landscape! Here are some things to know about this town!

In the mid-19th century, Hoddesdon consisted of a single street, with a population of only 1743. Its location near the border of Essex and Hertfordshire made it a popular place for trade and commerce. The town also had several flour mills. Initially, the town's trade focused on hops, which were transported on the river.

Planning a Loft Conversion in Hoddesdon

Planning a loft conversion in your Hoddesdon home is an exciting project but there are many things you need to keep in mind. Before you start the work in Hoddesdon, it's important to consider the planning and the costs of the project. There are a number of factors that can affect the design of your loft. The height of the room is an important factor in the design of your loft. It should reach 2.2m at its mid-point. 

Loft conversions are a creative and appealing way to increase the square footage of your home (without having to move!) and make the most of unused space. The type of loft conversion you go for will significantly impact your plans to increase the value of your home and make it more functional. Compared to basement conversions, the average attic takes up the most area in your house and is the easiest to convert into usable space..

Loft Conversion Ideas for your Hoddesdon Home

●       If you enjoy reading and want a dedicated room to store your collection, a loft space is excellent. You could construct a walk-in library with volumes of book stacked all around you, as well as a separate area where you may sit and read the books in solitude.

●       Carefully plan the exterior - It is just as important to concentrate on the exterior as it is on the interior. You should paint the exteriors and consider changing to ensure that the loft space does not look out of place.

●       Create a dedicated children's play area - One of the most rewarding aspects of having children is raising them, and there is no better place to do so than in a dedicated children's play area. You can fill the area with toys and brightly paint the walls while watching the children play and crawl around.

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 Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon?

    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 Hoddesdon 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 Hoddesdon home

Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

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Add Something New to your House

Add Something New to your House

Increase your House Living Space

Increase your House Living Space

FAQ

Question: What is a Loft Conversion?

Turning attic space into usable living space that is accessed by a staircase rather than a loft hatch is known as a loft conversion.

While some structural changes may be necessary to extend the attic's headspace before altering it, this might be as simple as changing the interior.

Question: How much value does a loft conversion add to your property?

Loft conversions can boost the value of your property by 15% to 20%.

However, this varies depending on the type of loft conversion you choose.

Question: Do you need planning permission for a loft conversion?

Loft conversions with dormers and roof lights usually do not require planning permission if they adhere to current regulations. You will, however, need to submit an application if you plan to considerably extend or change the roof.

There are some constraints that you must adhere to. For example, if you want to extend the roof over 40 cubic metres for a terraced house or 50 cubic metres for a semi-detached or detached house, you'll need to get authorization.

The roof extension must not exceed the existing roof slope and must not be higher than the existing roof slope. 


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