Loft conversion

Loft Conversions North London

Loft conversions in North London and surrounding areas are getting more and more popular these days. Loft conversion allows home owners to create an additional room for a family or office space. Proficiency is a team of builders who have many years of experience in converting different types of lofts. A building team will help you get the most out of your attic space.

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What is the Cost of a Loft Conversion?

The costs of attic conversions depend a lot on the type and size of a project. The more living space you get - the more you’ll pay. The average cost of loft conversions in North London ranges between £20,000 – £60,000. Get in touch with an extension company in North London to get work estimate.

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Can you do a loft conversion yourself?

You can convert a loft yourself if you have all the necessary knowledge and skills to do this type of work. Otherwise, it would be better to hire North London loft conversion specialists to get the job done.

Get familiar with the planning restrictions in North London and neighbouring areas before to get started with a project. For example, the minimum head height for a loft conversion in North London has to be 2.3 - 2.4 metres.

No matter if you choose to do the work yourself or hire a loft conversion company with experience in these types of jobs, make sure that a construction meets the loft conversion requirements. Even if you choose to get a loft converted by yourself, you should cooperate with interior designers in North London.

Is Planning Permission Required for a Loft Conversion in North London?

In most cases, loft conversions don’t require a planning permission. You don’t need to get a planning permission if you convert loft on a terraced house and receive less than 40 cubic metres of loft space or convert loft on a detached or semi-detached houses and receive less than 50 cubic metres of loft space.

Is Permission of Neighbours Required for Loft Conversions?

The permission of neighbours is usually not required. However, you may need to reach the so called party wall agreement. You need this type of an agreement if your home have a shared wall with neighbours.

How Much Do I Have to Pay an Architect?

You need to hire an architect for your project in North London. That’s why it would be better to budget architect's fees in advance. If you were directly going to an architect company, the cost of an architect's job varies between £4,000 - £8,000. Here at Proficiency you get the same service for about £2 000 from RIBA certified architects.

How Long Does It Take to Convert a Loft?

On average, loft conversions take 6 - 10 weeks to complete. There are many factors that affect the durability of a North London loft conversion project.

The timescale largely depends on type of a loft conversion that you are going to do for you home. Do you plan to get Velux, hip-to-gable, mansard or dormer loft conversion?

The type of your home affects the durability of loft conversions as well. Are you going to convert a loft on terraced, semi-detached or detached home?

The durability of a project also depends a lot on your features. Would you like to create en suite room for your family on your loft? Are you planning to have juliet balcony? Or, maybe, you want to have a dormer loft conversion with an additional headroom?

You need to get the answers to all these questions to get an understanding of how long loft conversions may take. Loft conversion companies work differently. It would be better to discuss the deadlines with a North London loft conversion specialist in advance

Is Loft Conversion Safe?

Loft conversions have to be designed and built in a safe way. Make sure that the construction is safe and meets the building regulations in North London.

What Other Extensions are Popular in North London?

Loft conversions are one of the most popular types of home extensions in North London. You can also get your basement converted. Get in touch with basement builders in North London to learn more about this type of house conversion.