Hip to gable loft conversions everything you need to know

Hip to gable loft conversions and everything there is to know about hip to gable loft conversions. 

Hip to gable loft conversions is usually built on semi detached properties this is where the flank side wall is built up into gable and the ridge is bridged over onto the new gable wall converting your roof to hip to gable loft conversion. Hip to gable loft conversion can be built on different types of properties such as detached houses or end of terraced houses that have a side of the flank wall roof slanted down allowing the build up and formation of hip to gable loft conversion.

 

Hip to gable loft conversions cost from £45,000.00 

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What is a hip to gable loft conversion?

 

A hip to gable loft conversion is for the properties that have a side slopping roof, this means we can alter this roof by raising a side flank wall into a gable allowing the ridge to continue across onto the gable wall and forming a dormer at rear of the roof, meaning you gain amazing amount of space. At Nuhous we ensure to keep the flank wall to match with existing property finishing as much possible. 

What are the benefits of hip to gable loft conversion?

 

It is widely known that hip to gable loft conversion create lot of extra space. The slopping roof that was once becomes usable space and rest of the hip to gable adds excellent amount of space making the hip to gable loft conversion a great investment and value for money.   

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Will i need planning permission for my hip to gable loft conversion?

 

Hip to gable loft conversions does not require planning permission. Hip to gable loft conversions fall under permitted development rules. There are some exceptions flats, maisonettes, listed buildings or conservation areas may require planning permission and different rules may apply.

 

It is recommended to simply check with the local council to confirm.

For example, you will not qualify for permitted development if:

 

  • The height of your dormer exceeds that of the original roof.

  • You live in a listed building or conservation area.

  • Bats live inside your loft. As a protected species, you need a special license to disturb their home.

  • Your neighbours are affected by your dormer through overlooking or overshadowing.

  • Your dormer exceeds 40 meters on a terrace house, or 50 meters on a semi-detached house or detached house.

  • Your dormer features a balcony - but Juliet balconies are fine.

  • The materials used by your dormer are out of character with the rest of your house.

 

If your project does falls within the permitted development, it should be made sure that the application to planning is made for Lawful Development Certificate. This will eliminate any legal issues and also helps on future sales of the house.

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Is my house suitable for hip to gable loft conversion?

 

In general, any house that has a pitched roof and has enough head room, and is end terraced house, semi detached or detached can add hip to gable loft conversion can add hip to gable loft conversion.

 

What are the benefits of hip to gable loft conversion?

 

One of the main benefits of hip to gable loft conversions if the space that it creates. It will unlock excellent living areas in some properties the hip to gable loft conversion becomes the new master bedroom which can accommodate a built in wardrobe space, en-suite, Juliette balcony or sitting areas, usually offer good head height and able to use bigger furniture. 

How much does hip to gable loft conversion cost in London and Hertfordshire areas?

 

How much does hip to gable loft conversion cost in London and Hertfordshire areas is between £45,000.00 to £65,000.00 on average. 

Hip to gable loft conversion cost depend on many factors such as the existing condition of your existing roof, size of the roof, location of the existing staircase, are there any repairs to the existing home to be done, are chimneys in the way or they need removal or alterations, level of finishing, materials and labour needed and much more. 

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How will you be sure the loft conversion does not require planning permission?

 

If you are not sure or want to have assurances then the best thing to do is to submit a Lawful Development Certificate application to your local council to confirm if your loft conversion meets the permitted development requirements and will determinate whether the proposed loft conversion is lawful. 

What type of spaces would hip to gable loft conversion allow me to have?

 

It is hugely dependent of the size of the loft, hip to gable loft conversions on semi detached or detached properties up to 50 cubic meters of space where end of terrace will add 40 cubic meters. 

  1. Bedroom with en-suite - this is one of the most popular options and are absolutely fantastic, one of the biggest factors is that it will have a bathroom and will add another bedroom to the house. 

  2. Multi-room with en-suite - it is possible to have two bedrooms and en-suite but it is all dependent on the size of the hip to gable loft conversion.

  3. Hip to gable loft game room or office - if you need extra room for work or gaming or play areas for children hip to gable loft conversion may be the answer, the hip to gable loft conversions offer great addition to the house and give lots extra space.

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