The type of loft conversion you choose will depend on different factors; the type of property you have, how much extra space you want and other things. The guide below offers and overview of the types of loft conversions available and their main features.
Velux Loft Conversion
You can add extra light to your loft by installing Velux windows. You do not need planning permission for this type of loft conversion.
Hip to Gable Lof Conversion
This type of loft conversion is suitable for the end of terrace homes. It works by removing the hips – the end walls – and replacing them with gable walls instead to create considerable new headroom. . This style of conversion does not usually require planning permission.
Rear dormer loft conversion
This is one of the most popular types of loft conversion as it usually does not require planning permission. It is done by expanding your roof space outwards, creating space for a new bedroom, living space, or entertainment area.
Mansard Loft Conversion
This option will add lots of space with good headroom. One side of your roof will be rebuilt to create the extra space for a new room. This type of conversion will require planning permission before work can begin as it will involve some structural changes.
L-shaped Loft Conversion
This style of loft conversion offers the greatest amount of space. This is very typical of many Victorian houses, as well as houses on corners.