Loft Conversions Islington

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Hip To Gable Conversion

Hip to Gable conversions are popular among Islington homeowners with semi-detached or detached properties, end of terraces, and bungalows. The existing sloping roof is turned into a flat gable to increase available space. Depending on various factors, a hip to gable extension may or may not require planning permission. We can help you with this and apply on your behalf.

Dormer Conversion

Dormer loft conversions are the most common type requested by Islington 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.

Velux Conversion

A Velux, or roof light loft conversion in Islington 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.

With its idyllic setting and row upon row of charming Victorian homes, Islington’s waterside location makes it one of the capital’s most desirable areas in which to work rest and play.

Situated in Greater London, Islington is most popular with families looking to take advantage of its highly accommodating location. Offering a host of high achieving schools, prestigious restaurants, and bespoke shops, this is an area that has maintained its traditional heritage and local, community feel.

Bringing together both new and old properties, Islington’s attractive location features large family homes, Victorian period terraced houses, new build apartments overlooking Regent’s canal, and even warehouse conversions.

When it comes to things to do in Islington, the area is not short of exciting places to visit, both day and night. From shopping and eating out, to taking advantage of the area’s host of green open spaces, Islington is a constant, lively hub of activity.

For lovers of theatre, Islington is also home to the Almeida Theatre and the Little Angel Theatre, which both regularly host exciting programmes of shows that are suitable for both adults and children.

With such a wide variety of things to do and see, it’s unsurprising that so many families have planted firm roots in the area. However, as families begin to expand, it’s often the case that many homes are not able to accommodate the demands of the growing family.

If this is a problem, why not think about converting your loft space? Touchstone Lofts has worked on several projects in Islington, and our highly experience team is always on hand to answer and deal with any queries you many have – get in touch today.


Touchstone lofts have invested in creating a Loft Showhouse which is very local to you in Islington. You can view your loft conversion at this showroom. Here you can see four different loft conversions, stairs, “Velux” windows, Dormers, four bath/shower/wet rooms.

You can view the dormers internally and externally; you can see the extra headroom a dormer can add to your loft conversion in Islington.

You can see the quality of finish and look at the variety of options you can have for your loft conversion. At the local showroom you can look at the various storage options that may be suitable for your loft conversion. Here we can show you eaves storage and storage in your bedroom where we can create areas for you to store your clothes and shoes.

The showhouse is open by appointment only and your surveyor can discuss full details when he visits your home for your free feasibility study. Bring the children and come for a coffee and a no obligation friendly chat and we can answer all your technical questions.

Our Services

When it comes to converting loft space, we have extensive experience in working on a wide range of projects in and around London.

Our highly skilled and qualified team goes above and beyond to ensure that you receive a service that will fully optimise the space in your home, in line with your exact requirements.

It is this type of bespoke service that sets us apart from the rest, allowing us to position ourselves as a company that puts excellence, quality, and a world-class service at the forefront of every project we work on.

Why We Are the Best

With over 32 year’s experience, we have a vast portfolio of projects, highlighting our ability to transform loft spaces into fully functional living areas.

Our ethos is simple. We believe in offering quality, excellence, and value in all that we do, ensuring that you receive the highest standard of customer service from start to finish.

Using only the finest quality materials, our highly skilled team will expertly maximise the space in your home, ensuring that you are kept fully informed from start to finish.

Where Are We Based?

We’re based in Chiswick, London, however we operate in all corners of city and beyond.

Having established a proven track record for delivering high quality services, we consistently go above and beyond to deliver a reliable, efficient, and professional service that has been designed to meet and exceed your expectations.

If you’re looking for loft conversion specialists in Islington, our highly skilled team is always available to answer any questions that you may have, no matter how big or small.

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