Loft conversion

Utilise wasted space with a loft conversion

What would you do with an extra room in your home? If you have a growing family you could need the extra space with loft conversion ideas such as a bedroom, a playroom or perhaps even a study to work from.

In most homes the loft is wasted space, filled with unpacked boxes and Christmas decorations. Put this room to good use and covert the darkness into a light open area to enjoy.

Converting your loft will add value to your home too and as long as everything complies with Building Regulations you’ll have extra appeal that will be of interest to future potential buyers.

Can my loft be converted?

As long as there is sufficient headroom, there shouldn’t be any problems with the loft conversion. Of course, it could be awkward depending on which way the stairs would face and whether there would need to be plumbing alterations.

Factors that come into play include:

  • The roof

Roofs have changed over the years, but there are two main types – the rafter and purlin traditional style and the modern trussed. It’s generally accepted that the older style is easier to convert and properties built before the 60s incorporate this design.

  • Headroom

To make a loft conversion worthwhile you need a certain amount of headspace. The general rule of thumb seems to be a 2.3 metre headspace around the main floor area, and there’s not much point in converting if you can’t stand up.

  • Access

This is perhaps one of the most important aspects to converting your loft and you need to give this great consideration. The stairs will be important, in particular which way they face. Airing cupboards are often removed to accommodate this and the hot water cylinder will be moved elsewhere.

Loft conversion quotes

Converting your loft into extra living space will add value to your home and make the most out of everything your property has to offer.

If you’re interested in converting your loft, complete our quick form and receive up to four FREE quotes from local, vetted and reputable companies. This will ensure you get the best loft conversion prices and create the ideal living space for a cheaper price.



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Local Loft conversion Projects

1 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Living space Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows: ...
2 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Bedroom/s Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows:...
3 Project: Semi detached house loft extension and possibly single storey rear extension.
4 Project: Customer made an online enquiry for Loft Conversion via one of our websites. Confirmed via email/SMS/. Please call to arrange an appointment to quote.
5 Project: Someone too set out the basics make sure everything is within planning legislation Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the s...
6 Project: After a basic loft conversion to use as a den/bedroom. Just floored and plastered if possible. Only after pull down staircase.
7 Project: Staircase to attic and do you do finance Are you the property owner: Relative of Owner Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Storage Are you looking to have sta...
8 Project: want to put two bedrooms and toilet with shower in my loft
9 Project: Rough Price to fully board out standard size 3 bed House. Please reply via email *** Are you the property owner: Tenant (with permission) Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert t...
10 Project: This property has an existing loft with loft stairs and 2 windows (no dormer) As the loft was converted over 20 years ago it needs to be done again so we can have it passed as a bedroom. Work required...
11 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What are you looking to convert the space into: Bedroom/s Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows: None Do you require electric...
12 Project: Need a builder for loft convesion
13 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property What are you looking to convert the space into: Bedroom/s Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows: Velux Do you require plumbin...
14 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Bedroom/s Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows:...
15 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Terrace What are you looking to convert the space into: Bedroom/s Are you looking to have stairs: Yes Do you require any windows: Dorme...
16 Project: Loft flooring and boarding Hatch Stairs Windows Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Storage Are you looki...
17 Project: Flooring put down in my loft. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached What are you looking to convert the space into: Storage Are you looking to have stairs: No ...
18 Project: Cost to supply and install basic 3 section aluminium ladder and approx. 3/4m2 of boarding around the existing hatch
19 Project: Customer made an online enquiry for Loft Conversion via one of our websites. Confirmed via . Please call to arrange an appointment to quote. Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property ...
20 Project: Need a builder for loft convesion

Reviews of loft conversion companies

By Miss Debbie H.
Adam Jones Building Contractors Ltd
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Looking forward to do business cheapest quote so far
By Mr Andrew B.
CENTRAL LONDON LOFTS
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Very professional but their quote excludes quite a lot of what i would expect to be standard; such as LED spot lights rather than pendants in bedrooms!!
DREAM THE BUILD
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Took a long time to arrange a meeting so not holding my breath on the quote, which hasn't arrived yet
By Ms Nollaig L.
Richard Benning
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Professional & helpful & honest advice & much appreciated.
By Mrs Ruth M.
SIMPLY HOME DESIGNS
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Very professional company so far. We've yet to receive a quote so we hope it is within our budget!

Loft conversion activity in April 2020

Loft conversion Projects in the UK in April 2020

March 2020 February / March
Greater London 5,550 -0% <img src=
South East 3,360 2% <img src=
North West 2,000 -8% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 1,620 1% <img src=
South West 1,471 9% <img src=
Western Midlands 1,445 1% <img src=
East Midlands 1,209 -9% <img src=
Scotland 1,016 -3% <img src=
East Of England 1,000 -6% <img src=
Wales 646 9% <img src=
Northern Ireland 441 -5% <img src=
North East 160 23% <img src=
United Kingdom 19,918 -1%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

Latest successful loft conversion projects in April

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Energy Performance of Houses

Properties are given an energy rating dependent on how efficient they are and ratings are presented in the data down below. This varies from A, the most energy efficient, to G, the very least efficient. With a higher rating you're more likely to have less costly energy bills as more heat shall be kept in your house. You can enhance your home's efficiency with insulation such as upvc double glazing, loft lagging or wall cavity insulation.