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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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Inspiring interiors for a loft bedroom

How to pay for a loft conversion

Converting a loft is still one of the most popular forms of home improvement in London. Currently, the average cost of a loft conversion is about £35,000 to £40,000. Of course, this is a ballpark figure and how much it will cost depends on your house, what exactly you are having done and the types of materials you choose to use. Adding a loft can add value to your property. According to Nationwide, adding a loft can add up to…

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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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How to have an eco-friendly loft?

From lowering our plastic consumption to becoming more energy efficient, it is becoming ever more important to have a light environmental impact. So if you’re thinking of embarking on a loft conversion and want to be mindful of its impact on the planet, read our guide on how to have an environmentally friendly loft. What are the benefits of an eco-friendly Loft? There are a number of benefits for having an eco-friendly loft, which goes beyond helping the environment. It…

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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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How to use dead space in a loft conversion

Loft conversions are rarely ever conventional shapes, which makes them architecturally interesting spaces. Sometimes this can pose a challenge, how do you make the most of low ceilings, awkward spaces, nooks and crannies? Here are our top tips on how to make the most of dead space in your loft conversion. Reading Nooks The internet is awash with glossy pictures of reading nooks. If you have a small nook you don’t know what to do with then a reading nook…

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Loft Conversion décor ideas

Your London loft conversion is a brand new room so you can be as creative with its design as you like. Unlike other rooms in your house where you’re perhaps dictated to by what’s already there, your loft conversion provides you with a blank canvas and, working with Simply Loft, you can even have certain elements agreed at the design stage and built in by our team. So, if you want some creative storage solutions that double as a design…

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What does a typical site survey look like?

At Simply Loft, we offer those interested in a London loft conversion a free, no-obligation site survey and quote to help them decide whether a loft conversion is right for them. But what happens in a typical site survey? First of all, the surveyor will sit down with you and talk through your brief. For instance, do you have any particular ideas of what they want to do with their loft space? What do you plan on using it for?…

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Loft Bedroom Ideas

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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Ask Simply Loft

Planning a loft conversion can be a confusing time as you run into so many questions. As London loft conversion specialists, the team at Simply Loft gets asked a lot of these same questions all the time so, to make your life easier, we’ve compiled a list of five of our most commonly asked questions – along with their answers. How long does an average loft conversion take to build? How long a loft conversion takes really depends on the…

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