Dormer Loft Conversions, - dormer, contempory style

Dormer loft conversions in Bucks,

What’s involved in getting high quality dormer loft conversions?

Most dormer loft conversions fall within the current permitted Development (PD) regulations. So this means you are unlikely to need full planning consent.

It will not come within PD if your property is in a conservation area. Or if you want the dormer extension to face the front of your property.

Current PD allows you to extend up to 50 cubic metres on a semi-detached house or detached house. Meanwhile, on a terraced House, you can extend up to 40 cubic metres.

Dormer Loft Conversions: Other considerations

Adding windows to the side aspect of your loft conversion usually has restrictions. This is to protect neighbour privacy. Any windows to the side of a loft conversion should have obscured glass. Furthermore they should be a minimum of 1.7m above the floor level.

If your roof has a ‘HIP’ end, it should be possible to convert it to a ‘GABLE’ end. This is especially relevant as it will  add considerable extra floor space to the conversion. We will be able to advise on all the technical issues as well as the cost implications.

Dormer Loft Conversions: Various Dormer styles.

 

Flat roof dormer conversions will add more useable floor space. Therefore this has to be done carefully to ensure it is aesthetically pleasing. The flat roof version is always a cheaper option. These are certainly things we will be able to help you with. We have many years of experience and also, all our advise is free.

As you know, “kerb appeal” counts a lot when selling a property. So investing in a good quality dormer loft conversion will add massive value to your house. Because of this it is one of the best investments you could ever make.

Dormer loft conversions: How much will it cost.

You will be surprised how little a good quality dormer conversion will cost. In addition, you will also be pleasantly surprised how much it will add to the value of your property. Most conversions on a semi detached House tend to fall within the price band £15,000 – £30,000.  Furthermore, there are many low cost finance options available.

For a more accurate estimate, we will visit and cost the job for you. We will also give you a detailed break down of all costs and time scales involved.

In addition, with all loft conversions, we usually recommend a certificate of lawful development. This will be a useful document if you sell your property because buyers’ solicitors’ will usually ask for this document.

So, contact us for quality Dormer loft conversions in Bucks, Berks and Herts.

Contact sales@propertyspacesolutions.co.uk or call our office on 07551756279 to discuss your requirements.

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