Loft conversion cost

The cost of loft conversions will depend on the size of the loft, but there are some basic costs that are essential.

Touchstone lofts have made lofts that vary in price. When our expert consultants visit potential clients they explain the entire process and answer any questions in depth. They are experts in all aspects of lofts and are not salespeople. The cost of converting a loft will vary considerably. The loft conversion process will assume that construction will be done to the building regulation standard. The cost of the project will depend on a variety of factors that will be discussed on this page.

Basics: cost of loft conversions

A very experienced architect provides the facility to know How To Calculate Loft Conversion Costs and a drawing that can provide a variety of elevations and visual elements so that he can see the loft as it fits into his home.

A consultation with the local planning department and verification of "permitted development" rights is verified and advice is given to comply.

A structural calculation is also provided for the building control officer to review and then verify on their site visits.

All conversions will require a floor structure and a ladder. The construction of the floor frame may involve a steel frame. The ladder will be installed on the floor structure. The internal structure and insulation are essential for thermal and acoustic insulation, as well as a fire protection for the floor. Different types of insulation are used depending on where the insulation is used.

The size of your loft will affect the cost of converting the loft, but upfront professional costs apply to all projects.

Skylight or Attic

The cost of the Best Loft Conversion London will vary depending on the number of windows, we only install "Velux" brand windows and if a loft is required. Some lofts always need a dormer, especially if the ridge height is low, the minimum ridge height is around 2 meters for a loft conversion to be feasible. There are different types of dormers, flat roof, sloped roof, dormer and the size and finish of the dormer will also affect the cost of each dormer.


A bathroom is pretty well the norm now for most of the lofts we build. These can be quite cozy, a shower, toilet and sink is the basic requirement. Larger lofts are complete with a bathtub and separate shower.


If your existing loft contains water tanks, there will be a cost implication in finding a solution for these. Coffin tanks are a bit old and only made by old-fashioned plumbers, the best and most efficient way is to fit a pressurized hot water tank or commonly known as "Megaflow". This will mean that all the tanks in your home can be removed, making room for your loft. This is a service that Touchstone Lofts can provide. Another solution is to change your boiler to a combination boiler, these system changes also mean that no tanks are required.

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