Loft Conversions East Central London

  • East Central London Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • East Central London Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • East Central London Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • East Central London Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • East Central London Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • East Central London Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • East Central London Over Garage Extensions Built

Loft Attic Rooms East Central London

Use your home to provide the best possible living space by building 2 or 3 extra bedrooms within your existing loft space

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East Central London Planning Department East Central London Planning Applications

Loft Hatch East Central London How much extra living space do you want?
Rather than purely convert your loft area it's worth considering how much extra space you want or need and decide if a loft conversion, extension or both may be required
Building History East Central London Local History East Central London
Take a look at neighbouring houses in your street and locale; use a notebook to record what kind of alterations have been allowed then make a rough plan of the type of loft conversion you want
Loft Accomodation East Central London What type of living space do you want?
Think of how you want to use any extra living space: Master Bedroom with ensuite, Children's Bedrooms, Storage, Office Space, Dining Room or Large Kitchen

Submitting Building Plans East Central London Planning Department East Central London

Planning Advice East Central London Contact Your Local Planning Department
Talk to your local planning department and ask if they will meet with you to discuss their current policies regarding extensions and alterations to your property
Planning Help East Central London Help From Your Planning Office
They handle many planning applications and know which applications are approved and which are rejected; Use their knowledge to short-list the type of property developments that are likely to be approved and use this as your strating point when considering a loft conversion or extension to your home

Avoiding conflicts with Neighbours

Local Opinion East Central London How Do Your Neighbours Feel?
Talk to your neighbours about your plans and ask them if they have any objections before you begin consulting about building plans
Local ApprovalEast Central London Do your neighbours approve?
If your neighbours have no problems with your idea or you can agree on the areas likely to raise objections then you're less likely to have a neighbour complain when the planning department contacts them once you submit your planning application

Loft Conversions: Building Plans East Central London

Building Plans East Central London Initial Home Improvement Plans East Central London
Once you have a clear idea about the type of loft extension or conversion it's time to make initial sketches and plans of the room sizes and types you want - Base your initial plans on existing rooms so you can have a better idea of how the space can work
Loft Construction Plans East Central London Available Loft Space
Standing room is important so you need to get a reasonably accurate idea of the available loft space where you can stand upright
Dormer Construction Plans East Central London Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions East Central London
If you can incorporate dormer windows into your loft alteration then you can increase the available floor space within any loft rooms

East Central London Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

Meeting Plans East Central London Talking Through The Building Process
Ask someone to visit your home and go through your ideas so you feel comfortable with the planning permission and home alteration process for East Central London and can get advice on what is involved including a cost estimate for your building work or loft conversion
Expert Architectural Plans East Central London Loft-Attic Plans East Central London
Time to call in the experts - You are now ready to get help from Loft conversion and extension experts

East Central London Loft Floors

Floor Joists East Central London Will I need to modify the loft floor-ceiling joists?
The old Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists within the loft and will need strenghtening to handle the extra weight loading

Sound Insulation East Central London Loft Sound Proofing and Fire Protection
If the loft is to be used as an additional living space then the floor will need to incorporate sound proofing materials and fire protection
Wooden & Steel Beams East Central London Wooden or Steel Support Beams
In order to ensure the loft is sturdy enough to handle storage and living requirements; the floor should be strengthened with additional wooden or steel beams to spread the additional load of a loft room
Wooden Joists East Central London Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Floor Support East Central London Strengthening your loft floor
Most modern lofts were only designed to support ceilings and occasional loft access and would not take the weight of a loft floor with storage or furniture hence without warping and damaging the ceiling below

Roof Trusses East Central London: Trussed Rafters

Attic Layout East Central London Dwarf Walls and Loft Room Layout
As the attic-loft area is converted; the walls to create the new room layout will be constructed in the roof space: rafters and ridge beams will be upgraded and altered as required to maintain a solid integral roof and then the old roof trusses will be removed
Attic Alterations East Central London Opening out the loft space
If there is sufficient loft height to create a serviceable room; then building regulations allow for trussed rafters to be replaced with an alternative roof support system that opens out the loft area

Loft Access East Central London

Loft Staircases East Central London Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase East Central London
Compact Spiral staircases and other permanent staircases will need building regulation compliance to ensure the structure remains safe and complies with fire regulations
Loft Hatch Opening East Central London Loft Hatches for Occasional Access
If you want the loft hatch openend up and a retractable folding ladder-staircase then planning permission should not be needed

Dormers & Skylights East Central London

Dormer Double Glazing East Central London Dormer Loft Windows
Altering the outline of your roof by building a dormer window opening or similar roof alteration to increase the usable loft living space will require planning consent from the local authority and compliance with any additional local bye-laws and caveats
Loft Double Glazing East Central London Flush Fitting Loft Windows
Velux windows and similar flush fitting windows for roofs may be allowed without planning permission as they do not materially alter the roof outline

Bungalow East Central London Dormer Roofs East Central London

uPVC Guttering East Central London New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure
Loft Window Installation East Central London Removing Roof Sections
The area of the roof to take the new dormer is removed and a dormer frame is constructed in-situ then strengthened with a skin of plywood, insulated and protected before completing the roof and flashing as designed and agreed

East Central London Loft Interiors

Loft Room Storage East Central London Loft Room Development
Depending upon the design the layout will allow for bedrooms, office space, an ensuite shower or bathroom, walk-in wardrobes so that the timber stud work is ready for the next stage
Stud Walling East Central London Interior Stud Walls
The room layout is re-created according to the building plans with the construction of the interior stud walls

East Central London Construction: First Fix Trades

Plumber East Central London First Fix Loft Plumbing Installation
Toilet, Bath, Shower and Sink locations will be marked on the plans and the appropriate waste pipes and water pipes will be installed; central heating radiators will also require installation of appropriate pipework to connect into the heating system
Electrician East Central London First Fix Loft Electrical Installation
Wiring for lights, switches and sockets will be made ready and additional heavy duty cable installed for a shower unit, whirpool bath etc

Loft Double Glazing Units East Central London

Dormer PVC Windows East Central London uPVC Dormer Windows
Once the interior loft structure is in place; new double glazing units can be installed into the ready-made opening
Flush Fit LOft Windows East Central London uPVC Flush Fit (Velux) Windows
Depending on the room layout; openings can be created in the roof to install double-glazed window units

Loft Insulation East Central London

Loft Insulation East Central London Insulating the pitched roof
Insulation can be fitted between the rafters or within the stud walls of the conversion to ensure the the loft space complies with modern insulation requirements

Loft Plasterboarding East Central London

Builder East Central London Wall boards
With insulation, 1st fix plumbing and electricals in place the rooms can be plasterboarded and the individual loft areas made ready for plastering and joinery
Ensuite East Central London Showers and Bathrooms
If the room is going to be finished as a wet room then the appropriate boards can be applied to create a waterproof shell

Loft Joinery East Central London

Joinery Services East Central London Door Architraves
The architrave of choice will be fitted to complete the door openings - There are a vast range of architrave sets while usually a simple to maintain softwood architrave is fitted
Interior Doors East Central London Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways
Replacement Skirting Boards East Central London Skirting Boards
There are a huge variety of skirting boards available from narrow modern designs to the large fancy Victorian designs: Hardwood,softwood and mdf type skirting complete the popular choices

Loft Plastering East Central London

Plasterer East Central London Skimming and Finishing
As with most building construction, the finishing trades start the transformation from building shell to home; plastering the walls and ceilings completes the first first fix stage

Second Fix Trades East Central London

New Electrical Sockets East Central London 2nd Fix Electrics East Central London
Installing light fittings, switches and electrical sockets, connecting the shower and installing ring-mains into the main distribution board and fuse box (circuit breakers)
Shower Installation East Central London 2nd Fix Plumbing East Central London
Installation of bath, shower, toilet cistern and taps and plumbing into the cold water and hot water systems; installation of central heating radiators
Door Furniture Fitting East Central London 2nd Fix Joinery East Central London
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space

Loft Staircase Installation East Central London

Staircase Installation East Central London Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run
Stairways to Attic East Central London Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees
Loft-Attic Access East Central London Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Attic Stairs Services East Central London L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Joinery Services East Central London Spiral Staircases
There's something quite exciting about a spiral staircase rotating its way into the loft space
Most spiral staircases are custom made in wood, steel, or mixed materials and come ready made to fit the specified loft opening
Spiral diameter, step height and rotation direction are all worked out in advance

East Central London Handrails & Spindles

Staircases East Central London Stair Spindles East Central London
An open effect can be achieved with glass panels instead of individual wooden, wrought iron or metal spindles or wooden panels
There's such a variety of spindle shape choice that 2 loft converions rarely use the same choice except for wall mounted hand rails
Staircase Fitting East Central London Handrails East Central London
Modern handrails for staircases and landings are available in a variety of profiles and maaterials with Hardwood, oak and pine being the most commonly used

East Central London Upstairs Flats: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion East Central London Flat Conversions East Central London
Depending upon the agreements covering the property and/or lease regarding loft space; it is perfectly feasible to convert the top floor flat into a twin level dwelling by adding a loft conversion

East Central London Fire Doors

Bungalow Conversions East Central London Bungalow to 2-Storey home in East Central London: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable
 East Central London Fire Resistant Doors East Central London
When needing to replace existing interior doors with fire doors due to a loft conversion; the ground floor and first floor rooms off the main landing will need upgrading and a higher rated door used into the attic conversion itself
Home Conversion East Central London 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in East Central London
Converting a home in the East Central London area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors

Roof Repair Services

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Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the East Central London area

  • East Central London Shop Fitting
  • East Central London Rented Property Maintenance
  • East Central London Office Modernisation
  • East Central London Factory Buildings
  • East Central London Mezzanine Floors

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  • Office Storage East Central London Carpentry & Joinery
  • Outbuilding Conversion East Central London Bricklaying
  • Stud Walls East Central London Plasterboarding & Skimming
  • Commercial Heating Systems East Central London Plumbing & Gas Fitting
  • Industrial Electrician East Central London Electrical Wiring
  • Drain Clearing East Central London Drainage

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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East Central London property renovation and alteration services:

  • East Central London Attic Rooms
  • East Central London Dormer Conversions
  • East Central London Roofing Services
  • East Central London Building Maintenance
  • East Central London Ground Floor Extensions

Building services for home owners, commercial property owners, developers and landlords in East Central London

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Timber Trusses

  • East Central London Pre Constructed Trusses
  • East Central London Room in Loft Trusses
  • East Central London On Site Truss Construction

Fascias & Cladding

  • East Central London Replacement Wall Panels
  • East Central London Bargeboards
  • East Central London UPVC Facias
  • East Central London Replacement Cladding
  • East Central London PVC Cladding
  • East Central London Soffits

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

  • East Central London Replace old Guttering
  • East Central London UPVC Drain Covers
  • East Central London UPVC Guttering
  • East Central London UPVC Downcomers
  • East Central London UPVC Hoppers
  • East Central London Rainwater Collection
Skylights - Windows
  • East Central London Replacement Windows
  • East Central London Velux Windows Installed
  • East Central London Skylights Fitted
Ridge and Roof Tiles
  • East Central London Ridge tiles re-pointed
  • East Central London New Ridge Tiles Fitted
  • East Central London Building Insurance Estimates
  • East Central London Broken Tiles Replaced
Flat Roofs East Central London
  • East Central London Reinforced Bitumen
  • East Central London polyester
  • East Central London high performance - HP
  • East Central London high tensile - HT
  • East Central London elastomeric
  • East Central London polymer-modified
  • East Central London Flat To Pitched Conversion
Roofing Tiles
  • East Central London Wood Shingles
  • East Central London Ridge Tiles
  • East Central London Bitumen Felt Shingles
  • East Central London Slate Tiles
  • East Central London Corrugated Roofs
  • East Central London Cement Tiles
  • East Central London Clay Tiles

Replacement Roof

  • East Central London Outbuilding Refurbishment
  • East Central London Pitched Roofs
  • East Central London Flat Roofs
  • East Central London Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced

Windows in Roof

  • East Central London Flush Fit Windows
  • East Central London uPVC Windows
  • East Central London Skylights
  • East Central London Dormer Windows
  • East Central London Replacement Windows
  • East Central London Velux Windows

Chimneys

  • East Central London Chimney Chimney Repointing
  • East Central London Chimney Old Chimneys Capped and Vented
  • East Central London Chimney Chimney Flashing Replaced
  • East Central London Chimney Leaning Chimneys Rebuilt
  • East Central London Chimney Cowlings Fitted
  • East Central London Chimney Chimneys Rebuilt

Roofline:Gutters

  • East Central London Leaking Roof Repairs
  • East Central London Velux Window Fitting
  • East Central London UPVC Gutterings
  • East Central London Cladding
  • East Central London Skylights Fitted
  • East Central London Bargeboards
  • East Central London Facia Boards
  • East Central London Asbestos Roof Removal
  • East Central London Roofing Repairs
  • East Central London Roof Tiles Replaced
  • East Central London Cowlings
  • East Central London Lead Roof
  • East Central London Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • East Central London Rainwater Soakaway
  • East Central London Ridge Tile
  • East Central London Soffits
  • East Central London UPVC Facias
Wiring East Central London

Loft Rewiring East Central London: Sockets, Lights and Shower cable installation East Central London

East Central London Felting
  • East Central London Outbuilding Roofs
  • East Central London New Felt Roofs
  • East Central London Roofing Felt Replaced

East Central London Loft Beams

  • East Central London Flitch Beams
  • East Central London Plywood Box Beams
  • East Central London Steel Beams
East Central London Felting
  • East Central London Roofing Felt Replaced
  • East Central London New Felt Roofs
  • East Central London Metal Lattice Beams
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East Central London Ridge Tile

Resources for a new Ridge Tile access point East Central London