Loft Conversions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need building regs and or planning?

Building regs yes, planning sometimes but our in house design team deal with all that.

Do I have to move out whilst you do your work?

No, We always enter through the roof and keep disturbance to a minimum.

Will it be too hot in summer and cold in winter?

Neither, when insulated to B Regs standards, it will be no different from any other bedroom.

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Will I get my money back if I sell?

On average a conversion increases your house value by more than it cost to build. Some slightly, some considerably.

How long does it take to build?

A velux style, 4 weeks, Rear Dormer 6 weeks, Dormer on the hip 7 weeks, hip to gable with full rear dormer 8 weeks, Roof lift 8 weeks. (average times)

Our house is timber framed, is a conversion still possible?

yes, we need to provide structural design in a little more detail.

Our house is in a conservation area or is listed, can we still have one?

Yes, but we have to jump though a few more hoops with the local authority.

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Types Of Conversions

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2 Velux bedrooms plus en-suite

With an expanding family we decided to move forward with a loft conversion to convert our loft into two single rooms and a small shower room. We contacted Loft con and Dennis came round and gave us some great ideas as to how to configure the conversion and with a lot of information upfront about the process. He provided us with architectural drawings through the design side of the company, DG Design Associates, and submitted it to planning for us. Getting planning ... Read More

Mr and Mrs Hall, North Cave, Completed November 2018

Hip to gable with full rear Dormer

Dennis, the proprietor, with his many years of experience in this area, was able to provide sound advice. His idea to alter the roof from a hip style to a gable end was a revelation in terms of the loft space that could be created, and it was all done within permitted development. Dennis is also able to provide services for your architectural drawings, submission to the local council, and steel calculations. We also used a private Building Inspector who was very helpful. ... Read More

Mr & Mrs Worrall. Pocklington. November 2017.