Posts by Toni Henderson

Designing the staircase for your new loft extension

When considering the plan for your new loft conversion some of the biggest decisions often surround the staircase. Where to put the stairs is often the biggest question, which I cover in a previous blog here, but the design is often just as crucial and can even influence the location so they should be considered…

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Where to locate the stairs for your loft conversion

The staircase to the new loft room is one of the biggest design considerations when planning your loft conversion. Access and the best use of the space are two of the most important things to think about. The most important requirement of a staircase is to provide safe and efficient access from floor to floor.…

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Do you need planning permission for your loft conversion?

Planning permission for a loft extension is not normally required as they usually fall under Permitted Developments (PD) as you are not changing the existing footprint of the house, however, your design will need to adhere to a number of specified parameters. Permission could be required where you extend or alter the roof space exceeding…

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Top 6 Benefits of a Loft Conversion to your home

Increase the value of your home According to Nationwide, a loft extension on your home would add an average of 21% to a home’s value, or £63,000 if the home was worth £300,000 before the work commenced.  According to Nationwide, you property’s value can increase on average by approximately £37,000. Lower cost option – better…

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Planning A Loft Conversion

When Planning a loft extension, having a detailed plan will help things to run smoothly and keep your loft conversion cost under control.  You will already have a quoted figure, and will have allocated funds to the cost your loft extension. You should also have been made aware of any additional requirements or potential problems…

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