How much do loft conversions cost in Manchester?
Let’s start with the Velux/Rooflight conversion. A Velux® loft conversion is when a room/s are formed within the existing roof space and without altering the profile of your existing roof. Having a Velux® loft conversion is the cheapest option and works when you have good headroom so you can make full use of all the space available. Veluxl®loft conversions require considerably less construction work and are not as disruptive as other forms of conversions. installation of Velux® are a fantastic way of making your loft space feel spacious by allowing natural light and air. A Velux® conversion in Manchester generally take around 3 weeks from start to finish and prices start from £17,999.
Rear dormer loft conversions in Manchester give the maximum amount of additional internal space, the dormer is usually of a timber structure, the exterior is tile hung to match the existing aesthetics of your home.
Rear dormers are popular due to the fact that they create a large floor area and allows natural light through either large windows or even French doors. Internally a dormer will have a horizontal ceiling and vertical walls, planning permission is not always required as the conversion can be carried out with permitted development rights and meets certain criteria. (50m³ in a detached and semi-detached houses, & by 40m³ in a terraced home. A rear dormer conversion in Manchester is usually constructed in 4 weeks, with prices starting at £27,999.
Hip-End conversions in Manchester are for properties with a sloping side roof, which means that the side of your roof slopes inwards generally towards the ridge/chimney. A hip-to-gable style conversion would change the shape of the roof by extending the existing ridge and giving you a much larger loft area. The new gable is generally built from timber and normally finished in hanging tiles to match the existing roof, a new section of the roof is built to fill in the area. Generally houses with hip roofs do not tend to not have enough internal volume over their existing stairs, a Hip-End conversion is mainly constructed so your new staircase flows seamlessly over your existing staircase. Typical buil time is around 3.5 weeks and prices start at £25,999.
Hip to Gable loft conversions in Manchester are very similar to Hip-End dormers, this particular conversion eliminates the sides of the dormer (Checks) by continuing the roof pitch all the way through to the wall plates. Depending on the complexity the price of a Hip to Gable is generally the same as the Hip-End dormer prices in Manchester starting from £25,999. Typical build time again is around 3.5 weeks.
Cottage Dormer loft conversions are usually situated at the front of a property. The dormer is positioned at least in part, within the slope of the roof incurring a lead valley’s. Cottage Dormers are a perfect way to achieve headroom and are aesthetically pleasing to the eye. (Cottage Dormers must be in proportion with your existing roof as they will be an integral part of the overall design of your home) Prices for a cottage dormer in Manchester start at £24,999.
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