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Changes to Lambeth Council planning laws due in September

Residents of Lambeth will most likely be aware that the council’s strict planning laws are in line to be relaxed. This could mean big changes to the amount of space residents will be allowed to add to their homes with a loft conversion. In previous years, Lambeth Council has enforced a policy that meant planning applications were restricted to small window dormers, with part of the remaining back roof left sloping. This of course meant that Lambeth loft conversions could…

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Simply Loft attends Northcote Road Event

It’s back again!  Its this year’s Northcote Road summer fete, so save the date for the 12th July into your calendar and come on down for a fun filled family day out.  There will be market stalls, two fairground rides and the mens Wimbledon finals playing on a large screen, so something to keep everyone entertained. This year Simply Loft will be on hand along with sister companies, Simply Extend and Simply Basement to provide practical building advice, guideline prices…

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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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Do you know what’s living in your loft? Check out our new infographic:

The results of our latest homeowner survey are in and they make for interesting, and sometimes bone-chilling news, but don’t take our word for it — see for yourself below. Our report found that 7 out of 10 people would prefer to convert their loft than move house, while 7 out of 10 also thought a loft conversion would only add around 10% to the value of your home – but often it would be a lot closer to 20%.…

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Making the most of a small bathroom

If you’re planning a loft conversion, you may well be considering a bedroom and en suite to create more space in your London home. An en suite is a great way to give your home an extra bathroom, however they are usually on the more compact size which can present a challenge when planning the layout and look. However, it’s simply a case of knowing how to make the most of the space you have, and our tips will help…

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10 Tips For Making The Most Of Your Space

If you’re considering a loft conversion to your London home then the chances are you’re already looking at ways to optimise your space. It stands to reason, then, that the last thing you want to do once you have your loft conversion is squander the newly created space. To help you decide how to best design and decorate your loft conversion, we’ve put together 10 of the best tips for making the most of your space by allowing it to…

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The Simply Loft national survey results are in!

Spiders, a few forgotten suitcases and dusty Christmas decorations might all be items you’d expect to inhabit your loft space, but a trunk of false noses, a box of stolen credit cards, Victorian pornography, a priceless WW1 medal, a diamond ring and a family of hamsters may not! These were just some of the more unusual items found in people’s lofts according to the national survey we recently conducted. With the cost of moving home skyrocketing, for many people the…

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Win £100 John Lewis vouchers with our survey

Simply Loft have just launched their 2015 survey to find out the UK’s thoughts and attitudes towards loft conversions, as well as finding out more about the nation’s loft space, including what the oddest thing you’ve ever found in yours is. The survey doesn’t take long to complete and participants can also enter for the chance to win £100 of John Lewis vouchers. Click here today to share your thoughts and take your chance to win. Note: This survey has…

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Types of Loft Conversion – which one’s right for you?

So you’ve decided to give your London home a loft conversion to create more space. That extra bedroom, cinema room, man cave or office is within reach and you’re already thinking how you’ll decorate and use it to make the most of it. What you possibly haven’t thought about is the type of loft conversion you want. This is important as it not only dictates the amount of space you’ll be able to access, but also how the conversion will…

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Shared rooms for kids: the pros, the cons — and a possible solution?

Do your children share a bedroom in the family home — and if the answer is yes, are they doing so by choice or necessity? The question of whether or not children should share a room regularly sparks debate on parenting blogs and forums. As with most hot topics, there are pros and cons either way. Some children make for happy roomies, depending on their ages and temperaments. These kids can benefit from the companionship that a nearby sibling can…

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