Custom Loft conversions in Watford
Our Loft Conversion Company in Watford can transform your disused loft space within your property into a custom high-quality living space. Our head office is perfectly suited between Hertfordshire and North London making us perfectly for local suppliers, services and of course you! We have built several loft conversions in Watford which are fully tailored to the client’s personal requirements and preferences.
Our Loft Conversions in Watford are a fantastic alternative for anyone looking to extend their living space and add value to your home. Our experienced team of tradesmen will transform your dusty space into a dream living space for you and your family to enjoy. Our clients often praise our on-site team for their professionalism. They understand that your home is not a building site but a part of a wider project that includes you. Contact our team for a free no-obligation consultation.
Watford Loft Conversions
We offer a variety of different types of Loft Conversion in Watford, to give you the best solution. There are several factors to consider when choosing your Loft Conversion such as headroom, availability of space, existing roof layout and more. In order to find out which Loft Conversion is best suited for your property, please contact us for a free consultation.
We have a fully qualified and experienced team on site who knows everything about the planning process to getting building control approvals. We try to make your loft conversion journey less stress-free and more enjoyable.
With a complete design to build service, and over 20 years of experience, you know you will be looked after very well. Our office team will be on hand to deal with any queries or answer any questions you have about your project.
A Loft Conversion in Watford is one the most popular way to increase the size and value of your property. A recent nationwide study found that a professionally installed loft conversion with added an extra bedroom and en-site would add an average of 21% to the value of a property. It is a cost effective alternative to moving home and an ideal solution to maximise the living space in your house.
After the initial site survey and consultation, our surveyor will provide you with detailed plans and discuss the whole Loft Conversion process step by step.
Watford Town Guide
The town's history is rich and diverse. The town remained an agricultural town for centuries until the Industrial Revolution brought the Grand Junction Canal and the London and Birmingham Railway. These two projects changed the landscape and brought a variety of new industries to the town. In the early 1800s, the canal followed the river Gade and the railway took a more direct route through the valley. This forced the railway to build a costly tunnel beneath Leavesden.
You can check out the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, which includes the set of Diagon Alley from the popular Harry Potter films. You can also check out Cassiobury Park, a nature reserve with wetlands. The Watford Museum is focused on local history, and the Herts Fire Museum has equipment dating back to the 1850s.
Today, Watford is home to 92 nationally-listed buildings, including the parish church of St Mary, which dates back to the 12th century. The Holy Rood Church, designed by John Francis Bentley, is one of the town's Grade II-listed buildings. The town has ten conservation areas, one Grade II listed park, and approximately 240 locally-listed buildings. You can also get to London Euston from Watford Junction station, which is ten minutes walk from the high street.
Do you have a question about converting your Loft in Watford? Here are the most popular questions asked by our clients.
A consultation and survey can take around 45mins to 1 hour. This can also vary depending on the complexity and size of your property. Our surveyor will take key measurements of your property to prepare a quotation for the project.
We understand that sometimes circumstances change, and things pop up. You can contact us on email@example.com or call us on 020 3329 0294 if you need to change your consultation date.
The required minimum height for a Loft Conversion is 2.2m (from the floor to the internal ridge). If you do not have the required height, the ceilings on your first floor can be lowered.
Many Loft conversions fall under permitted development rights which means you won’t need planning permission. Our architects will work along with you to get the necessary planning permission wherever required. Obtaining planning permission can add to the overall duration of the project.
This entirely depends on the complexity, size and type of Loft, most loft conversions take around 8-10 weeks from start to finishing. We can give you a more approximate timeline when we see your house.
Loft Conversion cost is determined by the size and type of the loft, the features, and the extras you would like, etc. Our architect will help you design the best use of your available space. Most Lofts cost between £25,000 for a Velux going to £70,000 for a Mansard Loft.
A party wall agreement is also known as PWA is required if you own a semi-detached or terraced property. In simple words, if you are working within or near your neighbour’s boundary then you will need a party wall agreement in place. Click here for more info.
Sure, it does - it will add from 15% to 25% depending on the size, design, location and type of Loft. Read more about adding value to your Loft here.
The completion of your project will depend on several factors such as size and complexity of your loft conversion, planning permission, party wall agreement, etc. However, from our experience, a simple one bedroom and bathroom loft conversion would take around 8-10 weeks.
In many instances, the main area within your house affected by the construction will be your loft space. Our team will need to access other areas within your property such as your stairs, landing, hallway etc. We will inform you if any other area within your property will be affected prior to commencing the construction work.
We want to keep our customers 100% content with their new loft conversion, and if for any reason you find any issues or defects at any stage of your project you can speak to your dedicated project manager. We will always listen to your view and be fair and professional in solving all issues.
We will clean, sweep, and clear your property of any waste and leftover building materials. We do however recommend that you arrange a full thorough professional clean at the end of the build.
Yes. All our work undertaken on site is in accordance with building and fire regulations.
It's difficult to put the firm figure of any additional costs, however, at Loft Conversion Hertfordshire, we try to reduce the risk of cost slippage by carefully planning and designing your loft conversion from the initial site visit till the completion. Unforeseen incidents and problems can arise, and we recommend having an extra 10-15% contingency in your overall budget.