Architectural designer at Axis Vector Design Ltd. provides Loft Conversion solutions to clients. So they can maximum utilize their space. A loft conversion for your house is considered to be permitted development, not requiring an application for planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions:

        • A volume allowance of 40 cubic meters additional roof space for terraced houses*
        • A volume allowance of 50 cubic meters additional roof space for detached and semi-detached houses*
        • No extension beyond the plane of the existing roof slope of the principal elevation that fronts the highway
        • No extension to be higher than the highest part of the roof
        • Materials to be similar in appearance to the existing house
        • No verandas, balconies or raised platforms
        • Side-facing windows to be obscure-glazed; any opening to be 1.7m above the floor
        • Roof extensions not to be permitted development in designated areas**
        • Roof extensions, apart from hip to gable ones, to be set back, as far as practicable, at least 20cm from the original eaves
        • The roof enlargement cannot overhang the outer face of the wall of the original house.