Loft Conversions Huddersfield

  • Huddersfield Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • Huddersfield Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Huddersfield Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • Huddersfield Home Office in Loft
  • Huddersfield Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Huddersfield Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Huddersfield Loft Conversions - Design & Build

Huddersfield Roof Space Rooms

Lofts can add a new dimension to home living by creating 2,3 or more new rooms & adding extra living space to your property

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Huddersfield Planning Department Huddersfield Planning Permission

Loft Hatch Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield Local History Huddersfield
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 Huddersfield Building Plans to Huddersfield Planning Department

Planning Advice Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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

Building Confidence with Neighbours

Local Opinion Huddersfield 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 ApprovalHuddersfield 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 Huddersfield

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

Building Plans and Architectural Drawings Huddersfield

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

Loft Flooring Huddersfield

Floor Joists Huddersfield 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

Sound Insulation Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Huddersfield

Attic Alterations Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Hatch Installation Huddersfield

Loft Staircases Huddersfield Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Huddersfield
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 Huddersfield 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 Windows Huddersfield

Loft Double Glazing Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield Dormer Roofs Huddersfield

uPVC Guttering Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Alterations Huddersfield

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

Huddersfield Construction: First Fix Trades

Electrician Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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

Huddersfield Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield

Loft Insulation Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield

Ensuite Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield 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

Loft Joinery Huddersfield

Joinery Services Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield Door Casing
Depending on the desired finish, softwood door casings will be fitted to create the door openings and walkways
Replacement Skirting Boards Huddersfield 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

Huddersfield Loft Plastering

Plasterer Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield

Door Furniture Fitting Huddersfield 2nd Fix Joinery Huddersfield
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
Shower Installation Huddersfield 2nd Fix Plumbing Huddersfield
Installation of bath, shower, toilet cistern and taps and plumbing into the cold water and hot water systems; installation of central heating radiators
New Electrical Sockets Huddersfield 2nd Fix Electrics Huddersfield
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 Huddersfield: Loft Stairs

Joinery Services Huddersfield 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
Loft-Attic Access Huddersfield Circular Staircase
The staircase sweeps in a broad circular arc between floor levels and is one of the more complicted staircase to build
Stairways to Attic Huddersfield Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees
Staircase Installation Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing

Handrails & Spindles Huddersfield

Staircase Fitting Huddersfield Handrails Huddersfield
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 Huddersfield Stair Spindles Huddersfield
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

Huddersfield Upstairs Flats: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Huddersfield Flat Conversions Huddersfield
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 Huddersfield

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Huddersfield

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Huddersfield area

  • Huddersfield Shop Fitting
  • Huddersfield Rented Property Maintenance
  • Huddersfield Office Modernisation
  • Huddersfield Factory Buildings
  • Huddersfield Mezzanine Floors

Huddersfield Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Huddersfield property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Trusses: Timber

  • Huddersfield Pre Constructed Trusses
  • Huddersfield Room in Loft Trusses
  • Huddersfield On Site Truss Construction


  • Huddersfield PVC Cladding
  • Huddersfield Replacement Cladding
  • Huddersfield Replacement Wall Panels
  • Huddersfield Bargeboards
  • Huddersfield UPVC Facias
  • Huddersfield Soffits

Gutters, Guttering and Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roof Fitting

  • Huddersfield Roof Tiles Removed & Replaced
  • Huddersfield Pitched Roofs
  • Huddersfield Flat Roofs
  • Huddersfield Outbuilding Refurbishment

Windows in Roof

  • Huddersfield Dormer Windows
  • Huddersfield uPVC Windows
  • Huddersfield Skylights
  • Huddersfield Replacement Windows
  • Huddersfield Velux Windows
  • Huddersfield Flush Fit Windows

Chimney Repairs

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


  • Huddersfield Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Huddersfield Lead Roof
  • Huddersfield Cladding
  • Huddersfield UPVC Gutterings
  • Huddersfield Cowlings
  • Huddersfield Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Huddersfield Ridge Tile
  • Huddersfield Roofing Repairs
  • Huddersfield Rainwater Soakaway
  • Huddersfield Skylights Fitted
  • Huddersfield Velux Window Fitting
  • Huddersfield Concrete Tiles
  • Huddersfield Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Huddersfield Soffits
  • Huddersfield Bargeboards
  • Huddersfield Facia Boards
  • Huddersfield Flat Roof Repairs
Electrics Huddersfield

Loft Rewiring Huddersfield: Sockets, Lights and Shower cable installation Huddersfield

Felting Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Huddersfield Outbuilding Roofs
  • Huddersfield New Felt Roofs

Loft Beams Huddersfield

  • Huddersfield Flitch Beams
  • Huddersfield Steel Beams
  • Huddersfield Plywood Box Beams
Felting Huddersfield
  • Huddersfield New Felt Roofs
  • Huddersfield Roofing Felt Replaced
  • Huddersfield Metal Lattice Beams
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