Dormer loft conversions are the most common type requested by residents. With a dormer conversion we extend the existing roof vertically to create extra floor space and headroom.
To achieve this, it is important that at least half of the current floor space has a ceiling height of at least two metres or higher. Dormers usually do not require planning permission.
A Velux, or roof light loft conversion is the most simple and economical type available. With a Velux, the roof remains unchanged, other than the installation of attractive flush Velux windows to give plenty of natural light.
Typically, a Velux attic conversion does not need planning permission as the roof structure remains unchanged. This is the perfect solution if you want minimal outlay and disruption.
By far the popular loft conversion usually on terraced semi and detached houses can create a bedroom and en-suite up to 50m2. Very cost effective loft conversions as a simple dormers.
Two rear windows one for loft one for en-suite.
Suitable for all types of houses. Planning permission usually not required as this is a “ Permitted Development.”
These dormer loft conversions are done to mainly Victorian terrace and semi-detached houses. These loft conversion can create two bedrooms and a separate bathroom adding up to 70m2 of added living space. These loft conversions transform your home to a much larger property.
You are adding a full storey to the foot print of your house. A great investment.
These loft conversions are usually done on detached double fronted properties where design and look are paramount, popular in conservation areas, and can create two bedrooms and a separate bathroom.
These loft conversions are done when the look of the external dormer and design is paramount. The internal space can be compromised slightly. These dormers are required possibly in conservation areas or where planning permission is required.
These loft conversions usually have brick gables and have angled front face of the dormer, very popular in Victorian terrace properties and look fabulous as the are not overbearing.
These loft conversions are usually done on detached double fronted properties and can create two bedrooms and a separate bathroom.
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