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

A loft conversion in Warlingham is a fantastic opportunity to boost the value of your home without the need to relocate. Did you know that converting your loft in Warlingham can add as much as 25% in value to the property, which ensures a profitable investment in the long run. In some suburbs of Warlingham, 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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Warlingham is a town in Surrey, its located around 15 miles outside of central London. Warlingham is the centre of a civil parish that includes Hamsey Greenwhich is a smaller settlement North. Flint implements are common they have been found the pebble beds near the village centre. In 1909 several cinerary urns of late Celtic date were found near the roads towards Worms Heath. In several places are depressions which may have been pit houses. 

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Bespoke loft conversions in Warlingham

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


Types Of Lofts

Warlingham Loft Conversions

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

Browse through our latest loft conversions and extensions in Warlingham 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 Warlingham

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 Warlingham?

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

Planning and Building Regulations are vital for a Loft Conversion

Before you decide to proceed with a loft conversion, you need to have the plans approved by building regulations. This approval is crucial if you want to sell your house in the future. If it is not given, your work may be illegal and unsafe. You can work with a building firm or a specialist loft conversion company to achieve this.

Architects and Structural Engineers

The cost of an architect varies depending on the complexity of the conversion. A simple conversion does not require a great deal of structural calculations, while a two-storey extension will. Our architect will also help with any planning permission applications, if needed.

If you want to convert a loft without planning permission, you must have full plans approved by your local authority. This will reduce any risks of the work not complying with the regulations, and it will also help you get a fixed quote from a builder. A Building Control officer will check the progress of the work throughout the process, and will issue a completion certificate.

Dormer conversions - Most common conversion in Surrey

One of the most common types of loft conversions is the dormer. These add extra light and space to a space. As well as providing extra space, dormers also improve the value of a property. However, you need to factor in cost when planning a loft conversion.

Dormer conversions can add up to 50 square metres of space to your home. These are ideal for families looking to add extra bedrooms or new additions. This type of extension is particularly efficient for properties with steep pitch angles because they maximize the amount of usable floor space. Normally, dormer conversions are installed by opening up the roof and cutting the timbers on site. However, some loft conversion companies manufacture the dormers off-site and then lift them into place.

Planning permission

Planning permission is the most expensive part of completing a loft conversion in Warlingham. It's essential to get permission in order to get the work done legally. This process differs from house to house, and the status of the property will influence whether or not the conversion can be carried out. For example, a conversion of a listed building will require notification to the local planning department. In addition, if the loft conversion is higher than the original roof, it can affect nearby properties. In this case, neighbours can object to the conversion within 21 days.

Bathroom - Plan it Precisely

Adding a bathroom to a loft conversion is a very expensive project. The cost depends on the size of the bathroom and its fittings. It also depends on where you want to place it in the loft conversion. It can save time and money if you position it above an existing bathroom, as this will require less re-routing of plumbing.

What are the other types of loft conversions available in Warlingham?

Aside from a dormer loft conversion, there are other types of loft conversion that you can choose from. Pick the most fitting for the available area in your house in Warlingham and enjoy an increase in your property’s value by up to 25%.

Velux Loft Conversion

This type of loft conversion is the most cost-efficient because of the minimal construction it requires. If you opt for this kind of loft conversion, you can design the available space into a cozy bedroom and fit in a lovely small sofa and mini cabinet. Planning permission will not be required for a Velux loft conversion since the building work mainly happens inside the attic and will not change the structural design of your roof.

L-shaped Loft Conversion

An ideal option for period homes as it redesigns the roof structure by building two dormers that are interconnected with each other, evidently forming an L-shape figure. With this type of loft conversion, you may be required to obtain planning permission if the construction fails to follow the permitted limitations. You can design this type of loft as a room with a free-standing bath complete with en suite facilities.

Hip-to-Gable Loft Conversion

This type is the best option for you if your house is a semi-detached or terraced property. Before the construction though, you are required to secure a party wall agreement to avoid disputes with your neighbors. Construction of this type of loft conversion will build a dormer at the rear of your property after extending your hipped roof vertically from the ridgeline.

Mansard Loft Conversion

If there’s one thing that you should be excited about this type of loft conversion, it’s the fact that it will provide you with all the freedom in designing the available attic space. The construction involved completely transforms the architectural design of your property and turns it into a room that’s already similar to a new storey. Since the building plan is quite massive, you’ll be tasked to secure planning permission first before the loft conversion starts.

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 Warlingham 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 Warlingham 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 Warlingham?

    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 Warlingham 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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