The cost of loft conversions in Kent can vary, depending on many different factors. Loft Conversions can start from £18,000 but can change depending on the style and the type of property you own. Bungalow loft conversion costs will be different to a semi-detached terraced two-story property for example. There are also different types of loft conversions such as:
Dormer - Can be considered the most popular UK loft conversion. The conversion can be described as a smaller conversion that protrudes from the side of a building. For more information follow this link.
Hip to Gable - This conversion is when a hipped (sloped roof) are transformed into a gable wall. More info through this link.
Velux - Involves installing “Skylight” style windows into the rooftop, creating a substantial light source.
There a three main styles that people regularly go for when installing a loft conversion. A rear dormer conversion, hip to gable conversion and a Velux conversion. The price of a rear dormer can start from approximately £27,000. The cost of a hip to gable approximately starts from £30,000. The cost of a Velux conversion roughly starts from £25,000. All of these prices vary depending on factors such as how long it’ll take to build your extension, whether you’ll need to get planning permission from your council, the type of conversion, and the company you decide to go with. It’s in your best interest to get a quote specifically tailored to your property, as you’ll find that this will give you a more accurate price. If you’re interested in making an enquiry, click the link here, which will take you to our “get in touch” page.
Whether you need planning permission can affect what you’re looking to pay when converting your loft. Some companies can apply for planning permission for you, should you need it, where the cost would be included in your overall fee from the company. In England, applying for planning permission can cost £172, and £172 in Wales. You do not always need planning permission hower depending on what kind of conversion you are going for, an example being a Velux conversion. It is always recommended to find out if you need planning permission before you make any big changes to your home.
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