Dormer Loft Conversion

What is a dormer loft conversion?

One of Chelmsford City Loft Conversions most commonly requested loft builds is the simple flat roof dormer loft conversion, which is suitable for most property types. This loft-style is a structural expansion that extends vertically from the slope of the existing roof, creating a box shape. This loft extension usually requires no significant alterations and allows for the installation of more budget-friendly conventional windows. The dormer provides you with good lighting and ventilation, adds valuable headroom, and a large amount of internal space in an otherwise cramped attic. Due to its box-shaped design, your interior walls will be straight and your ceilings flat.

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Types of dormer loft conversions

There are many different styles of dormer to choose from. Some offer a purely aesthetic difference while others add additional functionality  Below are a few examples.

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L-shaped dormer

An L-shaped dormer loft conversion is where two dormer loft conversion builds are connected. One dormer loft conversion is built on the main roof and the other on the rear roof to create the distinctive L-shape dormer.

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Dog House Dormer

A dormer with a roof that has two pitch sides like your stereotypical dog house. Also know as a gabled dormer.

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Shed Dormer

A flat roof that slopes down.

Will my dormer attic conversion in Chelmsford, Essex or the South East require planning permission?

The majority of dormer loft conversions do not need planning permission as long as they fall within the permitted development rules for your type of property. However, if your home is situated within a conservation area or heritage site, then a different set of regulations apply concerning permitted developments. Keep in mind that you’ll still need to adhere to building regulations. Further information about permitted development and other regulations, please click here.

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How much will a dormer conversion cost?

Our dormer Loft Conversions in Chelmsford and Essex will cost between £28,000 to £50,000, although your actual price will vary depending on the specifics of your particular property. Because every one of our dormer loft conversion packages is individual to every project that we build, the best way of knowing what your loft will cost is to get your free quote today.

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