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Gain additional space for a new playroom, home office or bedroom with en suite by extending upwards into your attic.

The loft concept has, over time, become an architectural inspiration.The young generation, especially artists, transformed these abandoned spaces into areas where they could establish a dwelling-cum-studio inexpensively, utilising the space to match both domestic and artistic needs.

There are 4 common types of loft extensions / conversions:

  • Velux – very popular and cost effective
  • Dormer – makes rooms that have limited space more feasible
  • Mansard – lets you maximise amount of space in your loft conversion
  • Hip to Gable – involves making major alterations to the roof where there isn`t enough internal volume

You don't need permission for every loft extension and the rules were relaxed back in 2008, but it is still safest to check before starting work.

You will certainly need consent if:

  • You live in a listed building or in a conservation area.
  • If the house has already been extended to the maximum volume within permitted development rights.
  • If any part of the extension will be higher than the original roof or overlooks neighbours.

Loft extensions in Putney by London Contractors - quality attic and loft conversions, design and home insulation services.

Construction Regulations

If the extension is to be used regularly as a "habitable space", your design must comply with building regulations on issues such as energy efficiency, fire safety, ventilation, lighting and insulation.

This permission is obtained separately from planning consent. Plans have to be approved by your local authority`s Building Control Officer, which can take 2 months.

For advice on all these issues, visit planningportal.gov.uk

If you live in a terraced house you must comply with the rules on party walls. Visit rics.org/partywalls or call the RICS helpline on 0870 333 1600

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If you’d like to discuss your project please feel free to contact us today on 0770 810 1145 or request a quote on loft conversion and we’ll get back to you.

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