Loft Conversions Company manages every aspect of loft conversion from drawing architectural plans right through to completion of all finishing trades, leaving the completed Loft Conversion ready for decoration. As Elmstead's leading Loft Conversion specialist, we have been transforming homes for over two decades building hundreds of fantastic living spaces to suit your lifestyle and needs. With us, you will get a cost-effective Loft Conversion that will add value to your property in Elmstead.
Most loft conversions do not require planning approval since they fall under the house owner's approved development rights for loft conversions. You will not need to speak with loft conversion planning permit specialists if you are not extending or modifying the integrity of your roof in such a way that it exceeds the restrictions and conditions it now has. Loft conversions are authorized house improvements that do not need complete planning clearance. However, one of the reasons you acquired your new house may have been the uniqueness of the region and the preservation offered by the conservation status. It is crucial to emphasize that conservation zones are not designed to lock an area in the past as a kind of living museum, and new construction is frequently permitted, but it must be done tastefully in order to correspond to the existing context. All dormers and roof additions in a conservation area will require planning clearance. Prior to undertaking any activity, it is essentially important to get the relevant conservation area consent.
Your local planning authority is required to respond to your loft expansion planning application as soon as feasible. Local planning authorities should make a judgment on a routine planning application within eight weeks, 13 weeks for a particularly big or complicated proposal, and 16 weeks if an Environmental Impact Assessment is required. If you have been allowed a longer or shorter time limit, this should be explicitly indicated in your letter of permission.
If you do need to apply for planning approval for your loft conversion, you will usually have to pay an application fee. The cost of obtaining a planning permit varies greatly. Prices for renovations and expansions to a single dwelling house typically begin at £202 to £206 and rise from there. There is no application cost for certain applications, such as those for listed structures or those to be destroyed in a conservation area. You may use the planning portal and ePlanning charge calculators to see how much planning approval will cost for your loft conversion.
If you fail to comply with construction standards and planning permit restrictions, you will be obliged to undo the work and may face a substantial punishment.
Loft Conversions Company in Elmstead will help you achieve your desired loft conversion. From planning to having all the necessary papers ready, we do it for you. We are experienced and trusted by our customers to give them the best loft conversion. Our team works with our clients in planning and designing their desired loft conversion by incorporating their own designs into ours to ensure that their extra space in the loft is built the way they wanted it. Create your loft conversion with us now. Call us at 0208 1020 675.
The average cost of a Loft Conversion in Elmstead is between £40,000 to £90,000. (in 2022) The most common type of Loft Conversion is the dormer as it adds the most space and best light to your property. A loft conversion will not only give you extra space but also enhance your living space on your property. A loft conversion price depends on many factors such as type of the conversion, type of the roof you have, type of the lighting you want in the loft, the type of windows required, the size of the project, fixtures and fittings, nature of the exterior, client's personal requirements and the site's location. If you want to know the exact cost of your Loft Conversion in Elmstead, you will need to book a site survey or send us your drawings and our loft specialist will review them and get back to you with a quotation.
If you would like to discuss the ways in which a Loft Conversion could enhance your Elmstead home, call us on 0208 1020 675 or email to ask us any questions.