Abbeywood SE2 Mansard loft conversion showing primary bedroom with king size bed and dressing room.

All You Need To Know About Top Floor Flat Loft Conversions

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You only need to glance skyward to see that London housing is dominated by flats. According to figures, 43% of people in London live in a flat, maisonette or apartment compared to 9.8% across the rest of the country. Although apartment living has an array of benefits – more affordable, less maintenance and quick access […]

home office space in an L shaped dormer loft conversion in Lewisham South East London, SE

How to Create a Home Office Loft Conversion

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If you’re considering a home office loft conversion to create a private, personalised space to work at home from, then you’re in right the place. The onset of Coronavirus has led to a huge increase in home working, with lots of us setting up makeshift offices in kitchens, bedrooms and under-stair nooks. But with the […]

Tiled black and white bathroom of a hip to gable loft conversion in Clapham SW London

Loft Conversion Ideas

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Planning your perfect loft space? Here are some loft conversion ideas and practical suggestions to help you craft your ideal space. Whether you want to create a fabulous master bedroom and en suite, a spacious home office with ample storage or a space for your children to play and grow, you’ll find lots of creative […]

Grey Slated Three Pitched Dormer Loft Conversion in Beckton, East London E6

Cost of a Loft Conversion in London 2024

Opinion pieces, Loft conversions
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Keen to gain extra space with a loft conversion? In this article we outline the latest cost of a loft conversion in London 2024, the cost of different types of London loft conversion – from a first-fix loft conversion to a generous Hip-to-Gable loft conversion – and how we can help you keep costs down, […]

beautiful bathroom in an L shaped dormer loft conversion at a property in Thames Ditton Surrey, KT10

First-Fix and Second-Fix Electrics and Plumbing

Tips and advice, Loft conversions
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First-fix and second-fix are two terms used to describe the different stages at which the plumbing and electrics of a construction project have reached.

The Disruption of a Loft Conversion

Tips and advice, Loft conversions
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During the process of having a loft conversion, there is often the worry of it causing lots of disruption. There should be a little disruption expected, as there is with any construction project, however, we always like to prepare our customers so they know when they can expect this.

Extra Costs to Budget for with a Loft Conversion

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After budgeting the initial construction costs of a loft conversion, there are a number of other costs you should be aware of as you may also need to budget for these as well. Building Control Fee – £750 + VAT The Building Control Fees are charged when plans are submitted to the Building Control Company. […]

Certificate of Lawfulness for a Loft Conversion

News, Loft conversions

If you are considering having work done to your house, such as a loft conversion, there is specific documentation you can apply for that can prove any pre-existing/proposed development has been done lawfully. This is where a Certificate of Lawfulness comes in.

French doors in a beautiful bedroom of a dormer loft conversion in Norbury SW16

Wooden Windows & Doors vs UPVC

Opinion pieces, Tips and advice, Loft conversions

 This is a common question asked when placing an order for a loft conversion. We can only share our many years of experience on the use of both these products. Whilst wooden French doors may look more in keeping with your house, they have fundamental flaws which do not lend themselves to being a good […]

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