It’s not uncommon to find a dormer loft conversion appearing among any city skyline; these are, after all, one of the most common and popular forms of loft conversion available. The distinctive design of a dormer loft conversion sees a structural addition projecting from the sloping roof of a building, freeing up a significant amount of space within the attic which you can use as a bedroom, office, bathroom, etc.
At The Architects Of London , we can help design and construct the perfect dormer loft conversion for your home and your budget. Whether it’s to inject natural light into the room or to simply increase the amount of living space and head height, we’ll be able to draw up designs that will suit your needs perfectly.
What is a dormer loft conversion?
A dormer loft conversion is available in many forms, with the most common being a simple flat roof design. Not only is this one of the more cost-effective options, but it is also the option that makes the most room available on the inside. Alternatively, you have the option of installing a shed dormer (featuring a roof that slopes at a lesser angle than the main roof); a gable fronted dormer (also known as a dog-house dormer); or a hipped roof dormer.
With a dormer loft conversion of any sort featuring a protrusion from the roof of you’re home, it’s inevitable that planning permission from your local authority will be necessary. As such, when looking for an architectural partner to help in the development of a conversion, it’s essential to work with reliable and experienced companies such as The Architects Of London. Our industry know how and the relationships we have with local building authorities mean we can process applications with the minimum of hassle, leaving you completely stress free throughout the process.
Is your loft suitable for a Dormer?
Dormer loft conversions are available in an array of styles, meaning that the suitability of one for your home is almost assured. In fact, such is the universal nature of a dormer conversion it’s not surprising to see homes across the nation adorned with just such a feature.
Whether you live in a detached house or a bungalow, a terraced property or in a busy urban neighbourhood, investing in a dormer loft conversion will provide your home with additional space as well as significant growth in future resale value.
To find out more about a dormer loft conversion for your home, contact The Architects Of London today.
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