Loft Conversions Telscombe

Create More Space With a Loft Conversion in Telscombe

Telscombe Loft Conversions (BN10): So as to increase the quantity of living area that you have in your home in Telscombe and while doing so add to the value of your property, you may be thinking about a loft conversion. Of all the ways to add value to a property, this is viewed as one of the best ones. You may find this alternative even more interesting when you realise that you may not even need planning permission.

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You will be wanting to get a rough calculation of the costs that are associated with having your loft converted. The actual costs will naturally be dependant on the sort of house that you own and the style of loft conversion you're getting. To give you a rough guideline, the average cost of a loft conversion when this was written (2019) was £35,000, so keeping this figure in mind may be helpful. If this appears about right to you and is inside your budget you could go ahead, if not possibly a garage conversion would be a better plan for you.

Loft Conversions Telscombe

You will doubtless already have a pretty good idea about what your newly added room will be used for in your loft conversion. It might be that you like the idea of a den where your kids can have their own quality space, maybe you want to put in an office where you can work in a peaceful and quiet environment, or perhaps you are in desperate need of an extra bedroom to accommodate your growing family. Whatever it is that you're seeking to end up with, a loft conversion provides a fantastic solution to do it.

Your property in Telscombe is going to go up in value as a direct result of a loft conversion, and you'll want to figure out by how much. You must grasp the fact that most neighbourhoods of Telscombe will have a threshold price for houses. Your property could be tricky to sell in the future if it rises above this ceiling. This could make doing a loft conversion a poor investment. If you have no plans to sell in the near future perhaps you will still want to proceed, as what you really require is more space.

Though normally it's not necessary to get planning permission for a loft conversion in Telscombe, there may be exceptions. Before proceeding much further with your conversion, confer with the local planning department for Telscombe. If you ask your chosen Telscombe loft conversion company, they will doubtless do this step for you. You'll also need to get building regs approval, which is covered by a different team to planning permission. Your local authority building control office will be happy to tell you about this.

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Styles of Loft Conversion: The main types of loft conversion that you'll encounter in Telscombe are: dormer loft conversions, roof lift loft conversions, roof light conversions, loft pods, hip-to-gable loft conversions, velux loft conversions and mansard loft conversions.

The marvelous thing about a loft conversion is that much of the work can be done externally using a scaffold. When you get an extension done, the disturbance can be considerable, but this isn't always the way it is with a loft conversion. It is a much less stressful experience when you're able to continue your daily life normally without having to cope with dust and mess.

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Loft Conversions - The Origins

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While the process of doing a loft conversion may seem like an awfully "British" thing, the early loft conversions and probably the initial notions of upgrading loft spaces came about in 1960's America. The location for this brand new building revolution was the Soho district of New York City, where new, cool living areas were developed by artists, designers and so on in the upper sections of delapidated industrial buildings. In fact such industrial buildings and areas were not allotted for residential use, and consequently were considered illegal at the time. It was not until the early 1970's that New York City ultimately made this practise legal, and thereafter some other parts of the city such as Greenwich Village, Tribeca, Chelsea and Manhattan jumped on the bandwagon, and "loft living" was the in thing to do for the wealthy, talented and young. In the UK loft conversion is a particularly appealing concept in large urban centres such as Birmingham, London, Manchester and Liverpool, where building land is scarce and any way to achieve added space without the need to extend the footprint of a building is sought after. (Tags: History of Loft Conversions, First Loft Conversions, Loft Conversion Origins)

Planning Permission for Loft Conversions

Conversion Planning Permission Telscombe East Sussex

By and large loft conversions don't require local authority planning permission, although there are a number of stipulations which have to be observed for this to be the case. If the roof space needs adjusting and these modifications exceed certain limits, planning permission will be needed. Planning permission won't be needed so long as these restrictions are adhered to: frosted glazing must be used on side-facing windows, when viewed from the highway no roof extension should extend past the plane of the current roof slope, no greater than 40 cubic metres extra space for terraced houses and 50 cubic metres for semi-detached/detached properties, building materials employed in conversion must match existing ones, raised platforms, balconies and verandas aren't permitted, existing exterior walls mustn't be overhung by roof extensions, the highest part of the existing roof must not be exceeded by the extension. You should also keep in mind that it is houses that these stipulations relate to and not maisonettes, converted houses, flats or any other structures. Also, there are specific areas where development is limited and exceptional planning conditions apply. To see which rules relate to you, you should confer with your local authority planning office.

Home Extension Telscombe

Home Extensions Telscombe

There are of course other techniques to add additional space to your property in Telscombe. House extensions have become the most common means by which this can be done. House extensions in Telscombe are only possible if you've got ample space surrounding your property. You will also need to undergo the bother of obtaining planning permission if you decide to do a home extension in Telscombe. As your close neighbours are normally affected, planning permission is essential for all home extensions. Traditionally the same building companies that do loft extensions will also carry out house extensions. Extending also increases your properties footprint and the entire procedure can be quite messy and disruptive. A number of factors need to be looked at before pressing ahead with a home extension in Telscombe, they include: rights of way, nearby trees, access to the site, demands on services, shared walls, the chances of flooding and inherant soil conditions. The average cost of home extensions Telscombe in 2020 are in the region of £1,600 and £2,200 per M2. (Tags: Home Extension Telscombe, House Extensions Telscombe, Home Extensions Telscombe) Click for Telscombe Home Extension QUOTES

Basement/Cellar Conversions

A cellar or basement conversion is one more great way to add additional liveable space to your property. Only certain types of property are suitable for this form of conversion, commonly Victorian or period properties, as opposed to modern day ones. Some post-war homes could also have basements and if you happen to be fortunate enough to have the luxury of a cellar, why not take full advantage of it? As well as the recognizable benefit of more space, a cellar conversion could also solve dampness troubles and increase the value of your home. Much like what folks use their attics for, a lot of home owners just use their basements as a dumping ground (or storage) for for a wide variety of household rubbish. With some investment and effort you can actually convert your basement or cellar into an office, a gymnasium or an entertainment zone. When you've got plenty of space a kitchen/diner or maybe even a guest room are among the other potential options. (Tags: Basement Conversions, Cellar Conversions, Cellar Conversion)
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Hip to Gable Loft Conversion Telscombe

A lot of detached and semi-detached properties in Telscombe have hipped roofs with ends that are inclined as well as the sides. This limits the level of space that is readily available for a loft conversion, and a good way to get round this is to go with a hip-to-gable loft conversion, which is a nifty answer to this dilemma. Considerably more space is created by basically changing a hip end into a gable end, as the pitch is turned into a vertical. You may even be in a position to do a double hip-to-gable conversion, if your house is a detached property in Telscombe, because in such cases there is a good chance that you will have 2 hipped ends. You'll still need to check with your local authority, but generally speaking hip to gable loft conversions come in the "permitted developments" classification and do not require planning approval. If you've got an end of terrace house in Telscombe, with a hipped roof, you might also be able to think about a hip-to-gable loft conversion. Hip-to-gable loft conversions are normally more expensive than other types of conversion, due to the extra structural work that is involved. A side dormer loft conversion is a cheaper substitute, but does not create anywhere near as much space as a hip-to-gable conversion does.

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A few Telscombe streets served by Telscombe loft conversion specialists: Cliff Gardens, Chatsworth Park, Park View Rise, Rustic Park, Sunset Close, The Esplanade, Marine Court, Telscombe Cliffs Way, Central Avenue, Deborah Terrace, Springfield Avenue, Kirby Drive, Berry Close, The Esplanade, Park Avenue, Carey Down, Amhurst Road, Grassmere Avenue, Church Close, Manor Drive, The Esplanade, Tuscan Court, Warren Way, Broomfield Avenue, Firle Road, Kirby Drive, The Swallows.

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