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Bespoke loft conversions in West Hampstead

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

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West Hampstead Loft Conversions

We offer a range of Loft Conversion types in West Hampstead, 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 West Hampstead 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 West Hampstead

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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Building Regulations and Construction for Loft Conversion in west hampstead

The first step in completing a loft conversion in west hampstead is to obtain Building Regulations approval. While a vague estimate is fine, it is better to have full plans submitted. A Building Control officer will inspect the work during various stages, from securing the necessary permits to granting the loft conversion a completion certificate. Listed below are a few key points to consider during the construction process. Once you have obtained all the necessary permissions, you can begin the loft conversion.

The building regulations are a vital part of any loft conversion in west hampstead. The regulations are mostly about safety, but a growing number of buildings are subject to Part L. This relates to thermal efficiency and is also a major component of modern construction. You will need to obtain Building Regulations approval for electrical work, glazing, and roof coverings. Many electrical installations are self-certified by approved installers. The structural engineer can also provide guidance on any additional plans that you may have.

When it comes to planning and building regulations, three-storey houses are a special case. Having a second stairway and sprinkler system is essential for loft conversions. You will also need to work with a specialist to ensure that the design and construction is compliant with all regulations. If the structure of the building is unstable, you will need to pay a specialist to carry out the conversion. It is important to consult an architect and building surveyor before embarking on the project.

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 West Hampstead 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 West Hampstead 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 West Hampstead?

    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 West Hampstead 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 West Hampstead home

Save Money on Moving Home

Save Money on Moving Home

Increase Value of Home

Increase Value of Home

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Add Something New to your House

Increase your House Living Space

Increase your House Living Space

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