Loft Conversions

Making use of unused roof space will add space and value to you home

MT520508

Loft conversions are top of the home improvements list in terms of value for money. Not every loft can be converted – you need 2.4m of headroom and some styles such as trussed roofs are more difficult to convert – so it’s a good idea to call in a professional to give you an expert opinion.

Incorporating an en-suite bathroom also makes sense, (no need to go up and down the stairs) and when you’re selling it’s a real plus point. A loft conversion can also have other uses – a den for teenagers, for example, or a home office – but its location at the top of the house makes it ideally suited for a peaceful night’s sleep. A standard loft conversion will set you back in excess of £15,000.


Words: Justine Roffey and Trish Lorenz Image: Rachel Smith


Useful Tools

firsttime tradefinder mortgagecalc

Latest Press Releases

Latest Products, Services and Tradesmen from our Trade Finder

Expert videos

expert video2 2

Build Archive

a-radical-remodel

A Radical Remodel

Cat Knightley and Mav Gibbins worked hard to lovingly convert a...
trespa-pura-nfc-specified-for-new-contemporary-home

Trespa Pura NFC specified for new...

Discovering Trespa’s high pressure laminate cladding provided the answer to a...
basic-mortgage-calculator

Basic Mortgage Calculator

Enter details below to get a FREE mortgage calculation:
transform-architects

Transform Architects

Transform Architects is an Award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice that specialises in...
the-government-s-new-right-to-build

Right to Build

Ted Stevens discusses the government's new Right to Build... You may have heard...
innovative-interiors

Innovative interiors

If you thought what's under your floors and walls was purely functional, it's time...
plots-without-planning-consent

Plots Without Planning Consent

As a general rule there’s no use buying a plot of land without planning...
meisterstueck-haus

Meisterstueck-HAUS

Meisterstueck-HAUS, a 110-year-old German pre-manufacturing company which has been...
self-build-zone-insurance-guide

Self Build Zone: Insurance

Is your home covered? The right type of insurance is critical for your peace of...
an-architecturally-inspiring-build

An architecturally inspiring...

Lewisham isn’t often associated with architecturally inspiring properties –...