Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Sheffield
A loft conversion is well worth thinking about for your property if you need more space but don't want to move. Careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation is required before deciding to convert your loft. There are certain things you need to consider when weighing up whether a loft conversion is the right way to add more space to your property.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Can we get away with doing the above refurbishment without building regs?
Your building control officer will want to check all the different elements of your loft conversion so be prepared for this. You're going to need planning permission if you are altering the roof height or shape (which may be the case if you have to raise it for headroom).
Planning Permission For Your Sheffield Loft Conversion
To get planning permission, you can ask an architect or builder to confirm this. Just so you know, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
Loft Conversions Sheffield provides guidance for making alterations to the loft space of an existing house which is no more than two storeys high. In most Sheffield homes, the existing timber joists that form the floor of the loft space (i.e. the ceiling of the rooms below) will not have been designed to support a significant weight.
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Average Loft Conversions Sheffield Loft Conversion Cost
Average dormer loft conversions with a double bedroom and en suite costs about £35,000 – £45,000.