How much will it cost?
We will visit you without obligation to discuss
your particular requirements and check the feasibility of your loft for
conversion and provide you with a free fixed quotation. You should
budget from £14,000+ for a conversion using the existing slope known as a
velux conversion. Terrace conversions with dormers start at £23,000.
End of terrace, semi detached, hip to gable starts at £26,000.
You will also need to budget for the purchase of
shower room equipment decorating and possible fitted standard furniture.
Once the specifications and price is agreed
the first payment of £750.00 is require to instruct our architect (this
fee is included in our price and will be deducted from our final
If planning permission is required you will need
to pay the relevant council fee which is approximately £135.00. The
building regulation fee is approximately £450.00 to be paid to the
relevant Council. This fee is for the inspection of the works and a
To book a firm starting date is then £500.00
(this fee would be deducted from our final account). All other payments
are to be on the basis of works in progress we will provide a schedule
of our mutual agreement.
A final payment 3% to 5% when the council or supervising officer has
carried out the final inspection to his/her satisfaction.
The balance will be due when the following
guarantees are in place: Council completion certificate, Corgi gas and
Planning and Design:
If you are extending your property to the
rear and side you are allowed 50 cubic meters for a terraced house and
70 cubic meters for a semi detached, detached and end of terrace
properties. This is known as permitted development. The exceptions are
if you already have extensions to the property or live in a conservation
area you will need planning permission.
We can work with your own plans or use our architects to draw up plans to your specifications.
Because of the nature of the loft shapes and
angles we are flexible with the setting out of shower rooms and
staircases and consult with customers and give them various options
before we erect partitions or install windows. Where practical we match
up existing windows and we also consult with our client regarding the
position of the lights, plugs etc.
We always check with the planning department to verify the position on the relevant property before work commences.