Custom Design Loft

Bespoke loft conversions in Southend

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


Types Of Lofts

Southend Loft Conversions

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

Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Southend 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 Southend

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.


Loft Conversion Southend 

One of the cost-friendly methods of adding additional space to your house is to get a loft conversion. Loft conversions have gained much popularity over the year and almost all houses can support one kind of loft conversion or the other. There are different styles and types of loft conversions and the cost of getting these loft conversions also varies. 

Advantages of Getting a Loft Conversion in Southend -

We at Loft conversion London offer the best Loft conversion services. You might be looking to move into a new place but here is why you should contact us and get a loft conversion done at your place.

  • Multiple Use Room -

A lofted room can be used for many different things and there is no limit on what you can do in the room. This lofted roof is mostly used as an additional bedroom but you can convert the room into anything you like. If you have a kid at home you can childproof the room and fill the room with toys and when these kids grow up you can convert this room into a gaming room. When they become even older you can convert this into a dedicated bedroom or change it into a movie room where your family can sit and watch movies. There are absolutely no limits on how you can use the room.

  • Energy Efficient -

These lofted rooms are on the roof so we help you by making provisions for natural light to enter the room. More than 80% of the room can be filled with natural light and this helps to avoid the use of any electronic devices for lighting. These windows can be a problem because they allow factors like heat and cold to escape through the window. We at Loft Conversion London work especially to insulate the room properly. Our services are efficient and reliable.

  • Easier than moving to a different home -

Moving to a new home might be the first thing that you think of when you feel like you need some extra space. Moving is a complicated process because you have to look for a proper house first and then you should also have basic healthcare and other amenities available around you and even if you have all the services available to you, the price might be too high, and shifting to a house might seem too expensive. The costs involved with transport are also very high. Rather than spending so much time and money on moving, it is better to get a loft conversion and use the extra space to fulfill your needs.

  • Increased Living Space -

Once you have a loft room you have the extra space that you need, this space can help you achieve that level of peace that you have always been looking for. Space can be used for anything you want and you can now have parties or invite relatives over without having to think about their accommodation and arranging a sleeping space for them. Having a lofted room opens up a whole new world of opportunities and if this space is used efficiently, then it is always worth the money.

What are the Different Types of Loft Conversions -

  • Dormer -

A dormer loft conversion is very simple and this type of loft conversion involves fitting a dorm-like room inside the roof and provisions are made for natural light to enter into the room. These dormer loft conversions are well suited to large houses and the advantage is that they help in creating a good amount of space and the costs involved are also not too much. This is why these are very commonly seen. Getting planning permissions are a must of constructing a Dormer Loft Conversion.

  • Mansard -

These Mansard loft conversions are very common and take considerably less time than some of the other available options. Most of the mansard loft conversions are made at the rear of the property and this is a complicated style of loft conversion because it requires the most work, mainly due to the amount of construction required. To construct this type of loft conversion there should be a flat roof and then adjustments are made to the walls so that they slope inwards at an angle of 72 degrees.

This whole process is very complicated but we have experienced workers who can carry out these conversions like it is a piece of cake

  • Hip-to-Gable -

This style is suggested to semi-detached properties because they have to extend sloping sides of the roof towards the outside, and the vertical gable can act as a replacement for the existing sloping roof that reaches the same height. Sometimes a double Hip-to-Gable loft conversion can be built in houses that have two sloping sides, rather than one.

This Hip-to-Gable type of loft conversion is one of the oldest forms of loft conversion but is very effective even in the present day. It is one of the most affordable styles of loft conversion and also helps to create enough headroom and space for living.

  • Velux -

Velux loft conversion is not seen very often but it is one of the special kinds of loft conversions because it takes the least amount of time. The whole process of converting the roof is finished within 4 weeks. The normal process of a loft conversion for any style takes more than 6-8 weeks. These Velux types of loft conversions are a little expensive but they are the easiest to build. There are no complex designs integrated into this type of conversion and most of the people who choose this style want a fast and simple loft converted while spending the least amount of money.

How does Loft Conversion London Help with a Loft Conversion in your Southend Home

  • Helping with Planning -

Planning is the most essential stage because once the plans are made, there is no gang back. We at Loft conversion London have experts who can turn your dreams into reality and construct the lofted room just as you want it to be. We are completely transparent when it comes to offering services and if we feel like certain features cannot be integrated, we make sure that you know about it and we also find the net best alternative to satisfy you.

  • Helping with the Permissions -

Getting the required planning permissions to take up too much time and this can halt the whole process of a loft conversion. Our experts make sure that the plans and blueprints are very clear and accurate and this helps the authorities to understand the plans faster and they are approved within days.

  • Helping with procuring resources at a low cost -

We have been in the loft conversion business for a long time now and in this process, we built an extremely valuable network that involves various retailers who give us discounts on various products. If you hire us to build the loft conversion, you can automatically take advantage of our network because we can help you cut down the costs of the raw materials by at least 15-20%. This number might seem to be low but in the end, you end up saving much more than what you thought.

  • Helping with the Construction -

We have the best pool of builders and designers and we can help you with the construction immensely. Our builders are all about maintaining perfection and they can even get the complex details carved perfectly. All aspects of the conversion are taken care of by us and you don't have to worry about us damaging any gadgets or other valuables in the house. We are extremely careful when it comes to working and have gained a reputation for completing all the targets on time.

Conclusion -

Loft Conversion London is one of the best companies and we offer loft conversion services in almost all parts of London. You can be looking for a Loft Conversion in Southend or from any corner of the country, we will be there to help you out. We have a very flexible price package and you can choose the plants that will suit your budget. We believe in customer satisfaction and the hard work of our employees have always helped us exceed the expectations that clients have from us. You too can contact us to get a free estimate and to know more about Loft Conversions.

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.


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

Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

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Increase Value of Home

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Add Something New to your House

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Increase your House Living Space

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