Loft Conversion Building Regs by Loft Conversions Hampshire
Adding a loft conversion will bring weight to your property and, although it may only be a modest increase, you'll need to make sure that the structure of the building can take it. Careful consideration of your roof structure, heating and insulation is required before deciding to convert your loft. There are a number or important things you should consider when weighing up whether a loft conversion is the right way to add more space to your property.
Building Regs For Your Loft Conversion In Hampshire, United Kingdom
Most loft conversions can surprisingly be carried out without planning permission, but you'll still need to satisfy any relevant building regulations.
If you want to bring your loft conversion up to standard and get that all important completion certificate (which will add value to your house) then invite the local authority building control round. Remember that existing doors on the stairway (ground and first floor) should be replaced with fire-resistant doors and this should be indicated on your loft conversion drawings for building control.
Planning Permission For Your Hampshire Loft Conversion
A loft conversion for your property is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to limits and conditions. As a guide, you shouldn't need planning permission if your proposed conversion satisfies a number of conditions.
Loft Conversions Hampshire provides guidance for making alterations to the loft space of an existing house which is no more than two storeys high. With some methods a plate will need to be bolted to the wall using shield anchors or rawlbolts, for new floor joists to hang from.
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Converting your old loft space into a newly living, breathing and functional room that can be a bedroom, bathroom or anything else can be brilliant.