Loft Conversions East London

  • East London Home Office in Loft
  • East London Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • East London Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • East London Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • East London Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • East London Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • East London Over Garage Extensions Built

East London Roof Space Rooms

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 London Planning Department East London Planning Applications

Loft Hatch East 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
Loft Accomodation East 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
Building History East London Local History East 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

Submitting Building Plans East London Planning Department East London

Planning Advice East 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 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 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 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

Drawing Building Plans East London

Loft Construction Plans East 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
Building Plans East London Initial Home Improvement Plans East 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
Dormer Construction Plans East London Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions East London
If you can incorporate dormer windows into your loft alteration then you can increase the available floor space within any loft rooms

East London Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

Expert Architectural Plans East London Loft-Attic Plans East London
Time to call in the experts - You are now ready to get help from Loft conversion and extension experts
Meeting Plans East 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 London and can get advice on what is involved including a cost estimate for your building work or loft conversion

Loft Flooring East London

Floor Joists East London Will The Loft Floor Be Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists will have to become floor joists then cope with a much greater weight loading hence will need to be strengthened

Floor Support East 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
Wooden & Steel Beams East 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 London Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Sound Insulation East 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

Roof Trusses East London: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations East 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
Attic Layout East 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

Loft Access East London

Loft Hatch Opening East 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
Loft Staircases East London Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase East London
Compact Spiral staircases and other permanent staircases will need building regulation compliance to ensure the structure remains safe and complies with fire regulations

East London Loft Windows

Loft Double Glazing East 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
Dormer Double Glazing East 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

Bungalow East London Dormer Roof Conversions East London

uPVC Guttering East 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 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

Interior Loft Conversion East London

Stud Walling East London Interior Stud Walls
The room layout is re-created according to the building plans with the construction of the interior stud walls
Loft Room Storage East 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

First Fix Trades East London

Electrician East 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
Plumber East 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

Double Glazing East London: Lofts & Attics

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

Loft Insulation East London

Loft Insulation East 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 London

Ensuite East 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
Builder East 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

East London Joinery - Loft Construction

Joinery Services East 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 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 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 London

Plasterer East 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

East London Second Fix Trades

Shower Installation East London 2nd Fix Plumbing East 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 London 2nd Fix Joinery East London
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
New Electrical Sockets East London 2nd Fix Electrics East 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)

Staircases East London: Loft Stairs

Stairways to Attic East 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 London Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Staircase Installation East London Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run
Attic Stairs Services East London L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Joinery Services East 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 London Handrails & Spindles

Staircase Fitting East London Handrails East 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
Staircases East London Stair Spindles East 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

Upstairs Flat Conversions East London

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion East London Flat Conversions East 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

Fire Doors East London

Home Conversion East London 2-Storey to 3-Storey Dwelling House in East London
Converting a home in the East London area to a 3-storey property with a loft conversion will require fire resistant doors
 East London Fire Resistant Doors East 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
Bungalow Conversions East London Bungalow to 2-Storey home in East London: Fire Doors
Generally when converting a single storey bungalow to a 2-storey property normal interior doors will be acceptable

Roof Repair Services

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

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  • East London Office Modernisation
  • East London Factory Buildings
  • East London Mezzanine Floors

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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East London property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Facias

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

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roofs

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

Windows in Roof

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

Chimney & Flue

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

Roofing and Guttering

  • East London Skylights Fitted
  • East London Facia Boards
  • East London UPVC Facias
  • East London Cladding
  • East London Roof Coatings
  • East London Cowlings
  • East London UPVC Gutterings
  • East London Flat Roof Repairs
  • East London Asbestos Roof Removal
  • East London Leaking Roof Repairs
  • East London Roof Tiles Replaced
  • East London Bargeboards
  • East London Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • East London Soffits
  • East London Lead Roof
  • East London Concrete Tiles
  • East London Roofing Repairs
Rewiring East London

Loft Rewiring, socket and light fitting installation, shower cables installed East London

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

Loft Beams East London

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

Resources for a new Ridge Tile access point East London