Loft Conversions Newcastle

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  • Newcastle Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft

Roofspace Rooms Newcastle

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 Newcastle Planning Permission Newcastle

Building History Newcastle Local History Newcastle
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 Newcastle 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
Loft Hatch Newcastle 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

Submitting Newcastle Building Plans to Newcastle Planning Department

Planning Help Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 ApprovalNewcastle 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 Newcastle

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

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

Newcastle Loft Flooring

Floor Joists Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required

Roof Trusses Newcastle: Trussed Rafters

Attic Layout Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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

Newcastle Loft Hatch Fitting

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

Newcastle Dormers & Skylights

Dormer Double Glazing Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle Dormer Conversions Newcastle

uPVC Guttering Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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

Newcastle Loft Interiors

Stud Walling Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle

Plumber Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle

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

Thermal Loft Insulation Newcastle

Loft Insulation Newcastle 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 Newcastle

Builder Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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

Wood-Joinery: Lofts Newcastle

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

Loft Plastering Newcastle

Plasterer Newcastle 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

Newcastle Second Fix Trades

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

Loft Staircase Installation Newcastle

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

Newcastle Handrails & Spindles

Staircase Fitting Newcastle Handrails Newcastle
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 Newcastle Stair Spindles Newcastle
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 Newcastle

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Newcastle Flat Conversions Newcastle
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

Newcastle Fire Doors

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

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    Trusses: Timber

    • Newcastle Pre Constructed Trusses
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    Facias

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    • Newcastle Soffits
    • Newcastle Replacement Cladding
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    Guttering:
    Gutters & Drainpipes

    Replacement UPVC Guttering and down pipe fitting

    • Newcastle Rainwater Collection
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    • Newcastle UPVC Hoppers
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    Skylights - Windows
    • Newcastle Replacement Windows
    • Newcastle Skylights Fitted
    • Newcastle Velux Windows Installed
    Ridge and Roof Tiles
    • Newcastle Broken Tiles Replaced
    • Newcastle New Ridge Tiles Fitted
    • Newcastle Ridge tiles re-pointed
    • Newcastle Building Insurance Estimates
    Flat Roof Repairs
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    • Newcastle polymer-modified
    • Newcastle Flat To Pitched Conversion
    • Newcastle Reinforced Bitumen
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    Roof Tiles Newcastle
    • Newcastle Clay Tiles
    • Newcastle Corrugated Roofs
    • Newcastle Wood Shingles
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    • Newcastle Ridge Tiles
    • Newcastle Slate Tiles
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    Replacement Roof

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

    Roof Windows

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

    Chimney Repairs

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

    Guttering & Roofing

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

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

    Newcastle Loft Beams

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