Bespoke loft conversions in Orpington
We specialise in high-quality custom Loft Conversions across Orpington and around South London. We have built numerous bespoke loft conversions in Orpington which are fully tailored to the client's personal requirements and preferences. Our Loft Conversions in Orpington allow families to add habitable space to their homes without the need to move home.
Orpington Loft Conversions
We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in Orpington, 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.
Our latest Loft Conversions in Orpington
Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Orpington to get an idea of what our specialist Loft Conversion team can build for you.
Our step by step process for Loft Conversion in Orpington
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.
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.
The planning and design stages are crucial to the success of your loft conversion work in Orpington. It is crucial to get a professional to draw up the plans to ensure that you comply with building regulations and that the new space is structurally sound. After the drawings have been prepared, you must get the permission from the planning department. You can find out the approval requirements by visiting your neighbours' lofts in Orpington. If they haven't converted their loft, then you can ask them what they did to make it possible.
Before you go out to find a building contractor in Orpington, you need to know what exactly the final quote will include. Some quotes include finishing touches like door and window hardware while others are based on basic materials. Make sure that you factor in VAT and fees for planning permission and building regulations. Then, you can begin looking for the right contractor. The following are the tips to choose the best loft conversion specialist.
Think about your requirements. If you have a loft that has a ceiling, you will want to ensure that the joists are sized appropriately. Be sure to check the height of your loft. While you can easily convert the space from one level to another, the joists should be smaller than those of the floor. You can use them to hang shelves, desks, and other equipment, but they are not made to handle heavy machinery.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes - it will add from 15% to 25% upwards depending on the size, design, and type of Loft. Read more about adding value here.
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.
Absolutely yes, we will work with you to achieve your dream new living space.