Loft Conversions West London

  • West London Wide Loft Hatch with Extending Ladder Fitting
  • West London Loft Plans and Planning Applications
  • West London Loft Floors & Storage Installed
  • West London Master Bedroom with Ensuite in Loft Space
  • West London Velux Skylights & Windows Fitted
  • West London Over Garage Extensions Built
  • West London Dormer Bungalow Conversions

West London 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 West London Planning Permission West London

Building History West London Local History West 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 West 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
Loft Accomodation West 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

Submitting Building Plans West London Planning Department West London

Planning Help West 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
Planning Advice West 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

Avoiding conflicts with Neighbours

Local ApprovalWest 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
Local Opinion West 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

West London Loft Conversion Plans

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

West London Loft Plans & Architectural Drawings

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

Loft Floors West London

Floor Joists West 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

Floor Support West 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
Wooden Joists West London Loft Floor Joists
The new joists are independant of the ceiling below and take the loft flooring boards or traditional floorboards as required
Wooden & Steel Beams West 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 West 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

Roof Trusses West London: Trussed Rafters

Attic Layout West 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
Attic Alterations West 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

Loft Hatch Installation West London

Loft Staircases West London Loft Openings with Permanent Staircase West 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 West 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 West London

Loft Double Glazing West 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
Dormer Double Glazing West 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

Bungalow West London Dormer Conversions West London

uPVC Guttering West 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 West 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

West London Loft Interiors

Loft Room Storage West 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 West 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 West London

Plumber West 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 West 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

West London Double Glazing: Lofts

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

West London Loft Insulation

Loft Insulation West 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

West London Plasterboarding Lofts

Builder West 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
Ensuite West 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

West London Joinery - Loft Construction

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

West London Loft Plastering

Plasterer West 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

Second Fix Trades West London

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

West London Staircases: Loft Access

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

Handrails & Spindles West London

Staircase Fitting West London Handrails West 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 West London Stair Spindles West 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

West London Flats: Penthouse Conversion

Flat with Attic-Loft Conversion West London Flat Conversions West 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

West London Fire Doors

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

Commercial Properties
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Commercial building alteration and roofing services in the West London area

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

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

Creating Attic Rooms

Structural improvements to convert lofts and add living space

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Roofers & Builders

West London property renovation and alteration services:

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

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

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Timber Trusses

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

Fascias & Cladding

  • West London UPVC Facias
  • West London Soffits
  • West London PVC Cladding
  • West London Replacement Wall Panels
  • West London Replacement Cladding
  • West London Bargeboards

Gutters, Guttering and Drainpipes

Replacement PVC-U Gutter & Drainpipe Fitting

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

New Roof Fitting

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

Windows in Roof

  • West London Replacement Windows
  • West London Skylights
  • West London Velux Windows
  • West London uPVC Windows
  • West London Dormer Windows
  • West London Flush Fit Windows

Chimney Refurbishment

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

Roofline:Gutters

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

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

Felting West London
  • West London Outbuilding Roofs
  • West London New Felt Roofs
  • West London Roofing Felt Replaced

Loft Beams West London

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

Resources for a new Slate Roofing access point West London