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Mansard Loft Conversion

What is a Mansard Loft Conversion?

So you may have heard a loft conversion specialist mention that you should consider a mansard conversion. Mansard loft conversions are popular in urban areas where older properties pre 1950s are prominent. London is a city where you will see alot of mansard conversions – they bring the added benefit of maximising the space in your loft and the ability to make use of all roof space. Generally when one considers a mansard conversion they opt for a flat room due to it being the most cost effective. We have found this type of loft conversion would be the preferred option from a planning perspective in sensitive areas and where original framework of the property is suited therefore keep in character with the property.

The conversion typically has a flat horizontal roof, with the back wall sloping inwards at an angle of 72 degrees. The majority of mansard loft conversions will require planning permission as you will be making a notable change to roof structure. Click on the mansard loft conversions below for a closer inspection.

Did you know…. Mansard Loft Conversions were named after a 17th-century French architect – Francois Mansart

 

Loft Conversions London | Convertlofts.com

Loft Conversions LondonLoft Conversions London are becoming increasingly popular.  London has some of the highest house prices in the UK and is still definitely a world “hot property spot” Many people love visiting London purely for the continual buzz it generates whether it be the royals, the west end, the city, the nightlife, olympics 2012

Loft Conversions London

A loft conversion in London makes a sound investment – they not only add significant value to the property but also give that much needed space for a growing family or an extra room “To Let”  The rental market in London is RED HOT. Loft Conversions add extra space and with this it brings not only the opportunity to add value to your home but bring in income as well as become a landlord. A loft conversion is cost effective and has tangible returns – you can read countless articles on why converting your loft makes a sound investment

London is primed with property which can be converted… whether it be a top floor flat, a old terrace house, a bungalow, a detached house. Mansards and Dormers are types of loft conversions which will maximise the space in your roof. One should seriously consider converting their loft as money in the bank is being eaten away by inflation and bringing little return. It would be seen as being much more beneficial to invest in a loft conversion – one can then reap the benefits immediately. A growing family, extra income – a conversion in 2012 should be given due consideration.

Did you knowA conversion will also help insulate the top of your house and stop heat escaping. Winter may have just finished but with rising energy costs – a conversion will help keep energy bills down and your home feel snug.

Remember when choosing a company to convert your loft – to choose carefully. Read our previous post on this for some wise words.

London Dormer Loft Conversion