Loft Conversions South East London

  • South East London Dormer Bungalow Conversions
  • South East London Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • South East London Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • South East London Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft
  • South East London Over Garage Extensions Built
  • South East London Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • South East London Home Office in Loft

South East London 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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South East London Planning Department South East London Planning Applications

Loft Accomodation South 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 South East London Local History South 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
Loft Hatch South 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

Submitting South East London Building Plans to South East London Planning Department

Planning Advice South 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 South 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 South 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 ApprovalSouth East 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 South East London

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

South East London Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors South East London

Floor Joists South 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

Wooden & Steel Beams South 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
Sound Insulation South 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
Wooden Joists South 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
Floor Support South 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

Roof Trusses South East London: Trussed Rafters

Attic Alterations South 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 South 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

South East London Loft Hatch Fitting

Loft Staircases South East London Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase South 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
Loft Hatch Opening South 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

Dormers & Skylights South East London

Dormer Double Glazing South 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
Loft Double Glazing South 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

Bungalow South East London Dormer Construction South East London

uPVC Guttering South 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 South 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 Alterations South East London

Loft Room Storage South 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
Stud Walling South East London 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 South East London

Plumber South 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
Electrician South 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

Loft Double Glazing Units South East London

Flush Fit LOft Windows South 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 South 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 South East London

Loft Insulation South 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 South East London

Ensuite South 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 South 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

South East London Joinery - Loft Construction

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

Loft Plastering South East London

Plasterer South 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

South East London Second Fix Trades

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

Loft Stairs South East London: Staircase Installation

Loft-Attic Access South 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
Joinery Services South 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
Stairways to Attic South 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
Attic Stairs Services South East London L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Staircase Installation South 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

South East London Handrails & Spindles

Staircase Fitting South East London Handrails South 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 South East London Stair Spindles South 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 South East London

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion South East London Flat Conversions South 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

Loft Conversions South East London Fire Doors

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers South East London

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

  • South East London Shop Fitting
  • South East London Rented Property Maintenance
  • South East London Office Modernisation
  • South East London Factory Buildings
  • South East London Mezzanine Floors

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Roofers & Builders

South East London property renovation and alteration services:

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

Building services for home owners, commercial property owners, developers and landlords in South East London

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Trusses: Timber

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

Facias

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

Gutters, Guttering and Downpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roofs

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

Windows in Roof

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

Chimney Refurbishment

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

Roofing and Guttering

  • South East London Facia Boards
  • South East London UPVC Gutterings
  • South East London Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • South East London Flat Roof Repairs
  • South East London Leaking Roof Repairs
  • South East London Rainwater Soakaway
  • South East London Ridge Tile
  • South East London Concrete Tiles
  • South East London Bargeboards
  • South East London UPVC Facias
  • South East London Cowlings
  • South East London Skylights Fitted
  • South East London Soffits
  • South East London Velux Window Fitting
  • South East London Cladding
  • South East London Asbestos Roof Removal
  • South East London Roofing Repairs
Electrics South East London

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

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

Loft Beams South East London

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

Resources for a new Clay Tile Roofing access point South East London