Mansard Loft Conversion by Loft Conversions Birmingham
A mansard loft conversion, named after the 17th-century French architect Francois Mansard, is situated to the rear of the property. The nature of the mansard conversion means that, unlike hip-to-gable extensions, they are suitable for terraced housing as well as detached and semi-detached properties. Here, we provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about mansard loft conversions.
Mansard Loft Conversions In Birmingham
A Loft Conversions Birmingham mansard loft conversion is usually built to the rear of your property and alters the structure of your sloped roof so that it has an almost straight gradient of 72 degrees.
Because of the extent of work carried out in constructing a mansard loft conversion, planning permission is usually required, even though this is not the case for a majority of loft conversions, which are covered by permitted development rules. Did you know that applying for planning permission currently costs £172?
Birmingham Base Mansard Loft Conversion
Because a mansard loft conversion involves changing the entire sloping face of the roof to a near-vertical angle (at least 72 degrees), it means structural change to the entire roof, so the bigger your home, the greater the cost. Due to the popularity of mansard conversions, many companies will offer competitive pricing for this work.
As well as planning permission, your completed mansard loft conversion will require building regulations approval.
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Mansard Loft Conversion In Birmingham, West Midlands
We can help establish the relevant requirements for your property as it may be possible to convert your loft conversion under permitted development regulations. We specialise in L-shaped mansard loft conversions, which can really open up the space and add even more value to your property.