Roof Lift

Do I need planning permission?

By |2019-02-26T15:51:00+01:00July 19th, 2018||

In short, yes. As you are raising the roof ridge height (the point of the roof) then this by default requires planning permission. Don’t let this be a concern as we can handle the whole process for you. We can also advise on the probability of getting it through planning in the first instance, as

How long does it take to complete a roof lift conversion?

By |2019-02-26T16:30:59+01:00July 19th, 2018||

Similar to the question of cost for a loft conversions, timeframes are difficult to give a clear guideline on. There are so many factor involved with converting a loft, including those list in the previous question. To get a feel for all of the stages involved with a roof lift loft conversion, have a read

Can I not simply convert my loft instead?

By |2019-03-06T11:16:01+01:00July 19th, 2018||

A large percentage of lofts can be converted, the difference is how far you have to go to make it a truly usable living space. If you want to convert within your existing loft space, you’ll need a minimum of head height of 2.3m from the top of the floor joist to the bottom of