Loft conversions are a fantastic way of creating additional space. Bedrooms can be added to a property by way of a loft conversion and can add value to your property. We provide loft conversions drawing for planning permission purposes and building regulations construction plans. Loft conversions require planning permission if your property is located within a conservation area. Our loft conversion drawings provide our customers with ideas on how the finished product will appear. Loft conversions can be designed using ''dormers'' which add head room and open space to your loft, making it habitable. Loft conversions look fantastic with ''Velux'' windows bringing in that all needed natural light.
There are many options when designing your loft conversion, including types of materials internal and external, window designs, Juliet balconies, French doors and Access.
If you are interested in having loft conversion drawings prepared for your latest project, contact us today.
A loft conversion for your house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions:
A volume allowance of 40 cubic metres additional roof space for terraced houses
A volume allowance of 50 cubic metres additional roof space for detached and semi-detached houses
No extension beyond the plane of the existing roof slope of the principal elevation that fronts the highway
No extension to be higher than the highest part of the roof
Materials to be similar in appearance to the existing house
No verandas, balconies or raised platforms
Side-facing windows to be obscure-glazed; any opening to be 1.7m above the floor
Roof extensions not to be permitted development in designated areas**
Roof extensions, apart from hip to gable ones, to be set back, as far as practicable, at least 20cm from the original eaves
The roof enlargement cannot overhang the outer face of the wall of the original house.