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Bespoke loft conversions in Whitebushes

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

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Whitebushes Loft Conversions

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

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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What can we do for your Property in Whitebushes?

If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Whitebushes home, call us on 020 3951 8426 or email info@loftconversionlondon.com 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.

Loft Conversion in Whitebushes

If you're considering adding stairs to your loft conversion, there are several factors you'll need to consider first. The first thing is whether or not you have enough headroom to add a staircase. In addition, remember that the Building Regulations require a separate staircase with an enclosed landing.

Building regulations require a separate staircase with an enclosed landing

If you're planning on converting your loft to an extra room, make sure you consider the building regulations before you start. For example, loft conversions are subject to the same rules for separate bedrooms and en suite bathrooms as for other types of rooms. A separate staircase can provide a practical solution to this issue, but you'll need to consult with Building Control first to determine whether or not you need to follow building regulations.

The staircase forms the main access point to a loft, so you'll need to take care when designing your stairs. Not only will they have to meet safety standards, but you'll need to consider the aesthetic appeal as well. Building Control will likely want to see that the stairs are placed above existing stairs. This will save space and create a seamless look.

Pre-made staircases are a space-saving option

If you are considering a loft conversion, pre-made staircases are a great option. They are more space-saving and usually come with wood designs. They are also easier to build. You can also order custom designs if you want a more bespoke staircase.

Some staircases are sculptural or minimalist in design. These are a good choice for narrow spaces and can even be made with a floating design. These are not only space-saving but also visually appealing. Unlike traditional straight staircases, they feature shelves that extend upward and can only be reached from the top.

Dormer windows allow enough headroom for a staircase

One of the most important design decisions in loft conversion is the placement of the staircase. The staircase must have minimum headroom in order to be useful and must fit on the top floor of the loft without taking up much of the loft's floor space. This means that new rooms will have to be squeezed around the staircase. However, by strategically placing dormers, it is possible to give your new loft accommodation the maximum space possible.

The main purpose of dormer windows is to create more headroom in a loft room. They can be made of many styles of window frames and can be matched to the rest of the home's architecture. This can result in a more architecturally-pleasant loft extension.

Victorian and Edwardian Houses

The most common loft conversions are done on these types of houses across London. These houses mostly have high ceilings and large rooms and a conversion works best when the design retains the natural character of the building.

End of Terraced and Semi Detached Houses

If you live in an end of terraced or semi-detached house, your property is ideal for a loft conversion. There are two main types of loft conversion that are suitable for semi-detached and end of terrace homes: hip to gable loft conversions and dormer loft conversions.

1920s and 1930s Houses

Many properties in the UK were build in the 1920s or 1930s (pre-war period). Such houses are great for loft conversions, you can easily add either a dormer loft conversion, a hip to gable loft conversion or a Velux loft conversion. The type we build will depend on the structure of your home and roof we can guide you on the best approach.

Flats, Maisonettes and Conservation Areas

If you happen to live in a conservation area, the local council may not permit you to have a rear dormer, but they might let you have a mansard or a combination of Velux roof windows and small dormers. Loft conversions in flats and Maisonettes are the ultimate way of gaining that precious extra 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 Whitebushes 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 Whitebushes 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 Whitebushes?

    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 Whitebushes 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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