One of the most common types of loft conversion in Harrogate is a dormer loft conversion, and Moore & Sadler Ltd are the leading specialists.
A dormer loft conversion is typically build out of the existing roof slope and provides a highly cost effective way to add extra space to your property. Some types of dormer loft conversions can add as much as 50 cubic meters of additional space, depending on the type of house, and size and style of the extension.
What is a dormer loft conversion?
A dormer loft conversion is when a pitched roof is converted into a box shaped structure, creating walls that sit at a 90 degree angle to the floor. This helps by increasing the useable space in your loft, making it more liveable.
A dormer loft conversion will create additional headroom, meaning that a cramped loft can become a larger, airy room with the new dormer windows providing transformative natural light.
Do dormer loft conversions in Harrogate require planning persmission?
In most cases, dormer loft conversions in the Harrogate area do not require planning permission as long as they fall within the permitted development (PD) conditions for your type of house. If your home is a maisonette or flat or falls within a conservation area or heritage site then different rules apply as to permitted developments.
How much does it cost for a dormer loft conversion?
The cost of a dormer loft conversion in and around Harrogate will vary greatly depending on the size, complexity, fixtures, and fittings of the proposed project. The average cost of a standard dormer loft conversion starts at around £30k but a surveyor will need to visit your home and discuss your requirements in detail before providing an accurate quote.