Loft Conversions Telford

  • Telford Roof Trusses & Bespoke Roofline Joinery
  • Telford Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • Telford Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • Telford Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • Telford Over Garage Extensions Built
  • Telford Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • Telford Extra Bedrooms and Storage in Loft

Telford 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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Telford Planning Department Telford Planning Permission

Building History Telford Local History Telford
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 Telford 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 Telford 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 Building Plans Telford Planning Department Telford

Planning Help Telford 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 Telford 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 ApprovalTelford 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 Telford 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 Telford

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

Telford Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Telford Loft Flooring

Floor Joists Telford 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

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

Construction: Trussed Rafters Telford

Attic Alterations Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford

Loft Staircases Telford Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase Telford
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 Telford 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

Telford Dormers & Skylights

Loft Double Glazing Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford Dormer Roof Conversions Telford

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

Telford Loft Interiors

Stud Walling Telford 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 Telford 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

Telford Tradesmen: First Fix

Electrician Telford 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 Telford 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

Double Glazing Telford: Lofts & Attics

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

Telford Thermal LOft Insulation

Loft Insulation Telford 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

Telford Plasterboarding Lofts

Builder Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford

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

Telford Loft Plastering

Plasterer Telford 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

Telford Second Fix Trades

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

Loft Stairs Telford: Staircase Installation

Attic Stairs Services Telford L Stairs
Similar to the return staircase; the direction changes through 90 degrees with a landing
Staircase Installation Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford 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 Telford

Staircases Telford Stair Spindles Telford
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 Telford Handrails Telford
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

Telford Upstairs Flats: Loft Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion Telford Flat Conversions Telford
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 Telford Fire Doors

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

Roof Repair Services

Roofers Telford

Commercial Properties

Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the Telford area

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

Telford Builder:

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

Roofers & Builders

Telford property renovation and alteration services:

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

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Fascias & Cladding

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

Gutters & Downpipes

Replacement UPVC Guttering and down pipe fitting

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

Replacement Roof

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

Roof Windows

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


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

Roofing and Guttering

  • Telford Roofing Repairs
  • Telford Roof Tiles Replaced
  • Telford Bargeboards
  • Telford Facia Boards
  • Telford Ridge Tile
  • Telford Lead Roof
  • Telford Rainwater Soakaway
  • Telford Asbestos Roof Removal
  • Telford Leaking Roof Repairs
  • Telford Cladding
  • Telford Leaking Guttering Replaced
  • Telford Soffits
  • Telford UPVC Gutterings
  • Telford Concrete Tiles
  • Telford Roof Coatings
  • Telford UPVC Facias
  • Telford Flat Roof Repairs
Wiring Telford

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

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

Loft Beams Telford

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

Resources for a new Slate Roofing access point Telford