How much value can a Loft Conversion in Leatherhead add in 2024?

A loft conversion in Leatherhead is a fantastic opportunity to boost the value of your home without the need to relocate. Did you know that converting your loft in Leatherhead can add as much as 25% in value to the property, which ensures a profitable investment in the long run. In some suburbs of Leatherhead, 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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Leatherhead is a town in Mole Valley District in Surrey, it is located around 17 miles from central London. It is surrounded by greenery and is located at the gateway to the Surrey Hills. The river Mole is just a few minutes away from the city centre. Leatherhead has some incredible architecture, the parish church of St Mary and St Nicholas being one of them, parts of the church date back to the 11th century.

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Bespoke loft conversions in Leatherhead

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


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Leatherhead Loft Conversions

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

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 Leatherhead?

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

How to start your Loft Conversion in Leatherhead

If you want to convert your loft into a new space in Leatherhead, here are some important points for getting started. First, you need to make sure your conversion is legal. You will also need to consider the cost and planning regulations of your project. Then, you will need to decide which type of conversion is right for you. Some loft conversions require the extension of the roof, while others only require installing new windows at the same angle as the roof. A lot of the work will take place inside the loft, so you will also need to install a new floor and insulate the room.

Planning permission and loft conversion building regulations

There are many factors to consider when requesting planning permission for a loft conversion in Leatherhead. Firstly, you should consider the type of conversion that you're planning. Whether you're planning on using your loft as an office, or converting it into a bedroom, it's important to get planning permission before proceeding. Loft conversions may be subject to additional regulations and conditions, so it's best to seek the advice of an architect before making the conversion.

Choosing the right loft conversion company

The first step of the loft conversion process is to hire a professional design to build company like loft conversion London. We will send a qualified architect or surveyor to your property to discuss your vision and draw up plans for the conversion. They will also complete final structural calculations, including calculations for planning permission. Our professional is likely to be your main point of contact throughout the entire process..

Insulating a loft conversion

Insulating a loft conversion in Leatherhead is an excellent way to improve your home's energy efficiency and add value to your property. But when it comes to choosing the right insulation, it can be tricky to determine which options are right for your Leatherhead home. You should make sure that the insulation is suitable for the space and that the installation is done properly.

Cost of a loft conversion in Leatherhead

You may find that a loft conversion is an affordable solution to expand your property in Leatherhead, but you must not overlook that this type of home upgrade doesn’t come cheap. No home improvement comes cheap and that’s what you should expect for a loft conversion too. For a loft conversion to be done in your house in Leatherhead, expect to be spending from £25,000 up to £95,000. The price you have to shoulder depends on the materials you want to be used in the room, not to mention the furniture you want to place in your loft, and more. Additionally, the type of loft conversion you’ll choose will also play a big factor in summing up the budget you need to set for this home upgrade. Admittedly, a loft conversion is a costly project but having your loft converted will also bring you good fortune in the future because of the value it will add to your home when finished. According to the Nationwide Building Society, a loft conversion can increase your property value by up to 25% so expect that the amount you spent for this home improvement will eventually return to you once you decide to put your property for sale.

Types of loft conversion in Leatherhead

Since you need to set the budget for a loft conversion carefully, it is only necessary to make yourself aware of its different kinds and how they differ from one another. Know each type’s unique feature and choose the best one that fits your needs:

Internal Loft Conversion - Considered the easiest and the most casual type of loft conversion, an internal loft conversion or more popularly known as the Velux loft conversion will have you spending around £25,000 to £40,000. This is because the construction it will require is quick and simple. You can already live in this type of loft after 4 weeks of construction, which includes the installation of Velux windows and insulators. There will be no large alterations that need to be made, therefore, planning permission is not generally required

Dormer Loft Conversion - If you opt for this type of loft conversion, you need to allot a budget that ranges from £40,000 to £65,000. This type is the most common among homeowners who choose to convert their loft as it only requires relatively simple building works and is an ideal option for most properties with sloped roofs. The conversion will feature alteration in the room’s walls and ceiling so the extension can maximize both floor space and headroom.

Mansard Loft Conversion - The most expensive type you can go for because this will usually require you to spend around £60,000 to £95,000. Construction will mainly happen at the backside of your home which will require you to secure planning permission first. And though it’s costly, it is still a popular type of loft conversion since you get to enjoy the benefit of maximizing the available space to the fullest and the ability to make use of all roof 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 Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead?

    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 Leatherhead 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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