Loft Conversions in Basildon, Essex


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Understanding the process of a loft conversion

The process of transforming an empty loft space into functional storage or accommodation rooms is known as a conversion loft. Recently, loft conversions have become more popular in the UK.

The different kinds of loft conversions

There are certain common types of conversions; the rear dormer hip-to-gable and the Velux. It depends on your house as to which loft conversion would be more suitable. You will need to see what kind of planning permission you require, what is the size of your house, and for what purpose are you going to choose the conversion.

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Loft Conversions in Basildon

You can potentially increase your property’s value by 25% after getting a loft conversion Would you like to convert a vacant area of your home into a living or storage space?

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Elite Builders London provides loft conversion services and solutions. In Basildon, Elite Builders London give premium quality extensions and loft conversions to help you achieve the desired style for your house. Our wealth of experience makes us suitable for the conversion needs of your loft, whatever the type, style, or size of your loft.

We provide loft conversions for your living rooms, lounges, playrooms, bathrooms and workplaces. We believe that any loft conversion design should fit the existing structure perfectly. We are Architectural Design experts We ensure that your loft fits your property and is architecturally valid to offer you the highest efficiency.

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The benefit of getting a loft conversion in Basildon?

A loft conversion allows you more room without having you to move to a different home. A loft conversion gives you a sense that you have moved to a new home. You can expect a significant rise in the value of your property due to a loft conversion.

A converted loft will not disappoint you with its additional space and accommodation. You can turn your empty loft into a space such as a bathroom, a bedroom or a gym in Basildon. A loft conversion is an ideal investment in your home for the longer run.  It is a worthwhile investment to use your empty space and turn it into something functional.

Offering loft conversion services in Basildon

Elite Builders London provides you with stress free loft conversions in Basildon.

Planning loft conversions in Basildon

In Basildon, elite builders London comprise a team of architects who can prepare building regulations and the necessary documents which have to be submitted to the local council. 

Basildon loft conversion regulations 

From the design stage to completion we take on loft conversion projects anywhere in Basildon.  We also provide help and guidance regarding the regulatory building and planning authority permits.

Design and installation of loft conversions in Basildon

In Basildon, you’ll get the best architectural sketches from our team of experienced and skilled loft conversion designers.

Dormer loft conversions in Basildon

For houses that have small headroom measurements, the dormer loft conversions are a great choice. Dormer loft conversion is most popular in Basildon. A dormer loft allows you considerable head height and space for a full-sized bathroom and a bedroom. This loft conversion normally doesn’t require a planning permit and will take up to 7 weeks to complete.  Usually a dormer is built up from the roof slope. This however means that most of the work would be done with external scaffolding.

Basildon Velux loft conversion services

Converting into a dealer’s window loft is a good way to be non-disruptive and have cause roof destruction. A fitting is done with Windows and the roof is left untouched.
Usually, such a type of loft conversion does not require any planning permits in Basildon.  Conversion into a Velux loft is ideal for a loft with a considerable headroom. 

If you feel that your property has constraints regarding planning, the Velux automatically becomes an ideal choice.

Basildon L-shape loft conversion services 

In Basildon, an L-shaped loft conversion is a popular choice.  An L-shaped loft conversion has an area enough for a full-sized bedroom, two full sized bedrooms and a bathroom. The back is adjusted to be in a lower position to make the ceiling height sufficient.

Basildon Mansard loft conversion services

Mansard loft conversions are probably the most pleasant-loft conversions. 

A level roof is built over steep sloping sides that displace on one of the two roof slopes.

It is more expensive to build because of its structural requirements and requires planning permission.

We can provide a great service for the design that you choose for your Mansard loft conversions.

Basildon hip to gable an loft conversion services

The hip to gable conversion is preferred if you have an unoccupied space.  You can get sufficient space from this conversion by extending the ridge to meet the outside wall.

Basildon custom loft conversions 

Whatever loft conversion that you require, we can provide you with the ideal service.  We design, complete and customise loft conversions for our customers based in Basildon. From the start to the end of the project, we make sure to help you in every step.

The process of our loft conversion services in Basildon

Step one examination

After you contact us, we schedule a meeting according to your convenience to go over the details of the project. This would help us to discuss the kind of loft conversion that would be suitable for your home in Basildon. 

The amount of time it takes for a survey is dependent on the size of the attic.  It will take more time if you have a lot of space in the attic.  On average, a visit takes 45 minutes. 

Step 2: quotation 

The full architectural drawings would be required in order to give you an accurate quote for your loft conversion.

The quotation will be provided either by email or personally within seven days.

Step three: implementation and execution

If you choose our services, we will request a first instalment which would be a percentage of the total cost.  A timeframe for the project is given once the payment plan of instalments has been agreed upon.

Once we have an agreement, we will handle your loft conversion throughout to make sure that your project is completed within the time frame and the budget that has been allocated.  We have designed our loft conversion services around the satisfaction of our customers and have been offering them for over 40 years.

Why choose us for a loft conversion in Basildon? 

Following are some of the main reasons why you should choose elite builders London for your loft conversion in Basildon.

  • Experience:

    We have many years of experience in the construction industry, and we are well known in Basildon for our level of workmanship. 

  • Expertise:

    Our diverse pool of experts and qualified professionals have delivered quality construction -related work over many years in Basildon.

  • Accredited:

    Having all the relevant accreditations allows elite builders London to offer exceptional quality services relating to design and construction. All of the finished products that we deliver, whether they’re offices or homes, we make them to the highest safety standards.

  • Extremely professional:

    Every loft conversion project that we deliver in Basildon is done by a carefully chosen team of highly qualified specialist workers at elite builders London. Quality loft conversion All the loft conversion jobs that elite builders London works on are constructed to the highest of standards. Solving difficult problems that come with loft conversions is part of the job for our projects in Basildon. 

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The benefit of getting a loft conversion in Basildon?

A loft conversion allows you more room without having you to move to a different home. A loft conversion gives you a sense that you have moved to a new home. You can expect a significant rise in the value of your property due to a loft conversion.

A converted loft will not disappoint you with its additional space and accommodation. You can turn your empty loft into a space such as a bathroom, a bedroom or a gym in Basildon. A loft conversion is an ideal investment in your home for the longer run.  It is a worthwhile investment to use your empty space and turn it into something functional.

You can receive free consultation and advice for your new loft conversion project in Basildon by giving us a call. You don’t have to decide everything about the latest loft conversion project on your property in Basildon as our diverse team of highly qualified professionals is always present to guide you every step of the way. By giving us a call on (020) 8987 8071, you can request a free quotation for your latest loft conversion.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I know I have enough head height for a loft conversion?
The suitability of a loft conversion is strictly defined by the head height of the room. Industry set standards dictate that the roof centre height as well as the ceiling joists height must be a minimum of 2.2 m.

The required industry height should be present to complete a loft conversion without problems even though it may be possible to install a loft conversion in its absence.

When can you permit development be provided to allow conversion?
One of the most important factors that has to do with a planning permit application is the loft size. The size requirements for approved construction is such that the loft conversion size must not be greater than 50 cubic m in the case of a detached property and 40 cubic m in the case of a terrace property.
Is a dormer a necessity for loft conversions when more space is required to achieve the requisite dimension?
All loft conversions don’t require enough space for a dormer. It depends on the particular needs of the customer and the environment we need to deal with within the roof room. The dormer can become a part of the requirements if the customer requires extra rooms or showers to be added as part of the loft conversion installation. Stairs access can be created by the use of a dormer in case the property in question is semi-attached.

Our approach to all of our projects and services is focused on customer satisfaction which is why we take great care in carefully listening to all the requirements of our customers no matter what the type of their home extension is.

Where will the staircase go?

The stairs that lead to the attic can be ideally placed above the existing set of stairs.
To install a new staircase, cutting any area of the existing living space will not be required as an enclosure can be created along the side of the wall to accommodate the new staircase.

Your house’s current floor plan is another deciding factor.  Other alternatives particularly when you are contemplating a hip to gable conversion can be considered based on the scale and your attic conversion plans.

What is a hip to back gable loft conversion?
Various properties today suffer from a limited space in their attics because of the presence of sloping edges and traditional hipped roofs. This restriction presents a challenge in creating a conversion of the loft that does not need to expand your house.
Properties that future these limitations are much better served by hip to gable loft extensions.
Under what ceiling height can loft conversions be easily installed?

The minimum ceiling height to be converted is 2.2 m.  The height can be calculated exactly between the Timber Ridge and the top of the joist which is located on the ceiling.

Even after repairs, you can expect to receive 1.9 m of living space in terms of the height of the ceiling of your new loft conversion.

What do mansard loft conversions usually entail?
Francoise Mansard, a 17th-century French architect is the inspiration behind the name of the mansard loft.  You can find this conversion almost always at the back end of the house.  The flat roof is a standard component of this loft conversion, and it also features a sloping wall at the back.
Is an architect required for a loft conversion?
To assess the ability of the structure to withstand the new conversion, you will need expert guidance from an architect.  This assessment will determine whether structural changes such as the installation of a new roof is required for your loft conversion.
Is a loft conversion more economically efficient than an extension is?
One of the most viable options which you can use to increase living space in your house is by using a loft conversion. Increasing the size of your home is a much more economically efficient choice than moving to a new location. 
Is scaffolding necessary for every loft conversion?
It comes down to the individual contract. Those contractors who want to work from the outside of the building will install scaffolding wherever they need to work. From the scaffold they will gain entry to the workspace, and so they might not need to enter the flat at all in the early start of the work.
Is the party wall agreement always required for a loft conversion?
Party wall agreements are only required for walls that are shared between you and someone else. No additional permissions are required for detached houses as shared walls do not exist in these types of properties.
Can my loft conversion project include a new bedroom?
A loft may only be classified as a space if it meets a certain set criteria. All relevant building regulations as well as the different requirements for all bedrooms must be met for the bedroom to be added to a loft conversion.
Can my neighbours stop my loft conversion? 
They can extend the time that will take for the conversion to complete but it may not be possible to stop the conversion altogether. If you tell your neighbours about your plans ahead of schedule, then there is a high chance that they will not cause problems for your project.
Is it possible to add a room inside my attic?
In order to convert your attic, you need to consider the building requirements that qualify attics for transformation into a living area. Your attic’s ceiling height from the floor must be at a minimum 2.2 m in order for it to qualify for transformation. If your attic’s height does not meet this requirement, you will need to either raise the roof of your attic, or lower the floor level of the property.
Are newly constructed houses available for loft conversions?
It is difficult to perform a loft conversion in a new house but is normally possible. Some buildings that still have units for sale often have certain restrictions that might limit what you can do with the property that can also include adding a loft conversion.
What benefits can I achieve with a loft conversion?
The market value of your residential property can be greatly enhanced by the use of a loft conversion. Latest National Building Society research has shown that a loft conversion can always add more than 25% to your home’s value.
Do you need planning permission for a loft conversion? 
Given that the loft conversion in your building is considered permitted development, planning permission is not generally required. 
How long does a loft conversion take?
Elite builders London are expert loft conversion specialists which will ensure that your loft conversion is completed within the timeframe we commit. We will deliver your loft conversion project within the exact timeframe that we commit to you at the start. Loft conversions ideally take between one and three months to complete.
How competitive are your prices?
You can rest assured that our prices will be economically efficient for loft conversion projects.


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