Loft Conversions Shrewsbury

  • Shrewsbury Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Shrewsbury Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Shrewsbury Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • Shrewsbury Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Shrewsbury Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • Shrewsbury Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • Shrewsbury Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted

Loft Attic Rooms Shrewsbury

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 Shrewsbury Planning Applications Shrewsbury

Loft Accomodation Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury Local History Shrewsbury
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 Shrewsbury Planning Department Shrewsbury

Planning Advice Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Neighbourly Relations

Local ApprovalShrewsbury 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
Local Opinion Shrewsbury 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

Drawing Building Plans Shrewsbury

Dormer Construction Plans Shrewsbury Dormer Windows in Loft Conversions Shrewsbury
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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury Initial Home Improvement Plans Shrewsbury
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

Shrewsbury Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors Shrewsbury

Floor Joists Shrewsbury 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

Wooden Joists Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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
Floor Support Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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

Roof Trusses Shrewsbury: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury

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

Shrewsbury Dormers & Skylights

Loft Double Glazing Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury Dormer Construction Shrewsbury

uPVC Guttering Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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

Shrewsbury Loft Interiors

Stud Walling Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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

Shrewsbury First Fix Trades

Plumber Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury

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

Shrewsbury Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury

Builder Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury

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

Loft Plastering Shrewsbury

Plasterer Shrewsbury 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

Shrewsbury Second Fix Trades

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

Shrewsbury Staircases: Loft Access

Staircase Installation Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Joinery Services Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury Return Stairs
The run from lower floor to loft is split into two with a landing allowing the run to rotate 180 degrees

Handrails & Spindles Shrewsbury

Staircases Shrewsbury Stair Spindles Shrewsbury
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 Shrewsbury Handrails Shrewsbury
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

Upstairs Flat Conversions Shrewsbury

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Shrewsbury Flat Conversions Shrewsbury
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 Shrewsbury

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Shrewsbury

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Shrewsbury area

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

Shrewsbury Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Shrewsbury property renovation and alteration services:

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

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Trusses: Timber

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


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

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement UPVC Guttering and down pipe fitting

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

New Roofs

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

Windows in Roof

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

Chimney Repairs

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


  • Shrewsbury Lead Roof
  • Shrewsbury Roof Coatings
  • Shrewsbury Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Shrewsbury Ridge Tile
  • Shrewsbury Rainwater Soakaway
  • Shrewsbury UPVC Gutterings
  • Shrewsbury Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Shrewsbury Velux Window Fitting
  • Shrewsbury Concrete Tiles
  • Shrewsbury Cladding
  • Shrewsbury UPVC Facias
  • Shrewsbury Roofing Repairs
  • Shrewsbury Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Shrewsbury Bargeboards
  • Shrewsbury Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Shrewsbury Flat Roof Repairs
  • Shrewsbury Skylights Fitted
Shrewsbury Wiring

Loft Rewiring, socket and light fitting installation, shower cables installed Shrewsbury

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

Loft Beams Shrewsbury

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