Loft Conversions Luton

  • Luton Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Luton Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Luton Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Luton Home Office in Loft
  • Luton Loft Conversions - Design & Build
  • Luton Over Garage Extensions Built
  • Luton Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space

Luton 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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Planning Department Luton Planning Permission Luton

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

Planning Help Luton 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
Planning Advice Luton 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

Building Confidence with Neighbours

Local Opinion Luton 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 ApprovalLuton 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

Luton Loft Conversion Plans

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

Luton Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors Luton

Floor Joists Luton Old Ceiling Joists New Loft Floor Joists: Are They Strong Enough?
Ceiling joists have to carry very little weight compared to a floor joist hence the joists in your loft will need to be strengthened

Wooden & Steel Beams Luton 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
Floor Support Luton 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 Joists Luton 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 Luton 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 Luton: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Luton 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 Luton 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 Luton

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

Luton Dormers & Skylights

Loft Double Glazing Luton 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 Luton 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 Luton Dormer Construction Luton

Loft Window Installation Luton 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
uPVC Guttering Luton New Fascias and Guttering
The exterior fascia boards are installed along with soffits and guttering to create a unified and weather proof roof structure

Interior Loft Conversion Luton

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

First Fix Trades Luton

Electrician Luton 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 Luton 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

Luton Double Glazing: Lofts

Flush Fit LOft Windows Luton 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 Luton uPVC Dormer Windows
Once the interior loft structure is in place; new double glazing units can be installed into the ready-made opening

Luton Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Luton 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

Luton Plasterboarding Lofts

Ensuite Luton 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 Luton 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

Luton Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering Luton

Plasterer Luton 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

Luton Second Fix Trades

Door Furniture Fitting Luton 2nd Fix Joinery Luton
Hanging doors and cutting out for door furniture, installing fitted wardrobes, cupboards and any bespoke shelving or storage space
Shower Installation Luton 2nd Fix Plumbing Luton
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 Luton 2nd Fix Electrics Luton
Installing light fittings, switches and electrical sockets, connecting the shower and installing ring-mains into the main distribution board and fuse box (circuit breakers)

Loft Stairs Luton: Staircase Installation

Joinery Services Luton 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
Stairways to Attic Luton Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees
Attic Stairs Services Luton L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Loft-Attic Access Luton 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 Luton Straight Staircase
If space permits ;this is the easiest and often cheapest solution going from lower floor to loft in a single run

Luton Handrails & Spindles

Staircases Luton Stair Spindles Luton
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 Luton Handrails Luton
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

Luton Flats: Penthouse Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Luton Flat Conversions Luton
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 Luton

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Luton

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Luton area

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

Luton Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Luton property renovation and alteration services:

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

Building services for home owners, commercial property owners, developers and landlords in Luton

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Trusses: Timber

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roof Fitting

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

Roof Windows

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

Chimney Refurbishment

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


  • Luton Bargeboards
  • Luton Cladding
  • Luton Cowlings
  • Luton Concrete Tiles
  • Luton Roof Coatings
  • Luton UPVC Gutterings
  • Luton Flat Roof Repairs
  • Luton Soffits
  • Luton Ridge Tile
  • Luton Skylights Fitted
  • Luton Facia Boards
  • Luton Roofing Repairs
  • Luton Rainwater Soakaway
  • Luton Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Luton Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Luton Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Luton Velux Window Fitting
Luton Wiring

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

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

Luton Loft Beams

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

Resources for a new Slate Roofing access point Luton