Need Planning Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Uk
When it comes to loft conversions, planning permission is not normally required. To check whether you need to get planning permission, you'll need an architect or builder to confirm this. Here at Loft Conversions Uk, we give you the lowdown on planning a loft conversion.
Planning Permission For Loft Conversions Uk Loft Conversions
Have you considered that you are 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).
Installing a stair to your loft space and improving it by boarding it out and lining the walls / rafters? More extensive work is likely to be required and the building regulations are likely to apply. Building regulations are there to make sure that any work done by Loft Conversions Uk is structurally sound, that any new room is fire safe and that sound is reasonably insulated between the loft and the rooms below.
Cases Without Needing Planning Permission In UK, United Kingdom
It is worth checking with your local authority whether you will need planning permission if you wanted to extend and convert your loft. While you won't always need planning permission, you will definitely need to have building regulations approval on structural elements and electrical works.
You might be surprised to find out what you don't need planning for when it comes to your loft conversion and what can be considered to be permitted development. Solar panels can be added under pd, providing they do not protrude more than 200mm beyond the plane of the wall or roof, and that the highest part of the panel is not higher than the highest part of the roof (excluding the chimney).
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Loft Conversion Rules In UK
Have you thought about appointing a specialist loft conversion company? Loft Conversions Uk offer a one-stop shop for loft conversions their design department will prepare the necessary drawings and obtain the necessary approvals and their construction departments will translate the designs into reality.