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Is my house suitable for a loft conversion?

In some areas of London, four out of 10 homes have had loft conversions. While this figure is mainly reserved for London’s inner city boroughs such as Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, even the outer boroughs are embracing the loft conversion trend. The popularity of loft extensions is, in part, due to the high cost of moving in the capital, the recent rise in house prices and the jump in stamp duty on properties over £925,001. A loft conversion is…

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North London Lofts: The best of our projects north of the river

North London Lofts: The best of our projects north of the river From Islington to Barnet, our North London loft conversions are as unique as our clients. We take a look back at the best and most interesting lofts we have created from N1 to N22. So, if you’re looking for inspiration for your own North London loft conversion, keep on reading. Balfour Road, Highbury Islington This loft conversion in Highbury was part of a large-scale home renovation, which included…

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How to choose a staircase design for your loft conversion

How to choose a staircase design for your loft conversion One of the benefits of a loft conversion is the utilisation of what could be considered dead space – and while property owners dream of light-filled bedrooms, how you will get up to your newly converted loft space is often hardly given a second thought. However, the staircase is not only important for practical reasons, it can also be a design feature in itself. Here is our guide on how…

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South London Loft conversions

Loft conversions in South London: The best of our projects south of the river

In our series looking back at the best of our projects, we’ve picked the best and most interesting loft conversions we have worked on to help bring you some inspiration for your own London Loft conversion. This time we head south of the River and discover a secret alcove, an open plan bathroom and a room with a view in Brixton. Gypsy Road, Streatham Located in the popular neighbourhood of Streatham, this project featured the creation of an L-section rear…

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2017 London Loft Conversion inspiration

If your New Year’s resolution is to expand your home with a loft conversion, then you have come to the right place. We have picked our top four loft conversions to help inspire you to improve, not move, in 2017. Rotherhithe, London: Large rear dormer loft conversion and internal refurbishment This sixth-floor apartment, near the Thames, in Rotherhithe, South East London, underwent a large rear dormer loft conversion and an extensive internal refurbishment. The project included the creation of two…

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Roof Terraces – London Loft Conversions

Private outside space in London is a rare and popular commodity. Many of the luxury developments popping up around the city are opting to build roof terraces that offer buyers great views as well as sought after privacy. However, you don’t need to be a millionaire to be able to have your own roof terrace; it could be possible, if your property allows it, to create your own as part of a loft conversion. A roof terrace offers an all…

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Keeping your loft conversion cool

During spells of warm weather, loft conversions can get hot and stuffy, and this summer has seen the mercury rise into the early 30s, especially in the South East. If you are thinking of getting a loft conversion in London, then you’ll need to bear in mind how to keep it cool through the summer months. Ventilate your London Loft Conversion It may seem obvious, but having windows helps to keep a room cool and well ventilated. Velux Windows or…

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Improve not move: why London is in a Loft conversion frenzy

London is currently in the grip of a home improvement frenzy and loft conversions are leading the trend. In 2015, London Boroughs saw a 13 per cent surge in planning applications for major home improvements. This upsurge in applications matches the drop in the number of homes changing hands in the capital over the same period. In some boroughs planning applications for loft conversions, side return and rear extensions or basements has gone up almost 40 per cent. The largest…

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What happens after signing my contract?

Once we’ve visited your house for a site survey, agreed a quote and you’ve signed a contract, you’ll have made great strides to getting your dream London loft conversion. But what happens next? Well, there are still a few steps to go before you have that extra room, but at Simply Loft we pride ourselves on being fast and efficient to ensure you’ll have it in a few short weeks. Design and Planning If needed, you can have a visit…

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How to organise paperwork in your home office

If you’re looking to create some office space in your London home, it’s often tempting to go outdoors and squeeze an office into a shed or purpose-built structure in your garden. In London where outdoor space is at a premium, this unfortunately isn’t ideal and could even negatively affect the value of your home as your reduce your garden size. Simply Loft are encouraging people to look up when considering a home office and create the space using a loft…

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