Expand your current living space and avoid the upheaval of a house move with loft conversions from WJ Construction Ltd. Our accredited building contractors transform the most underused parts of homes in the Harlow, Cambridge and Saffron Walden areas to make them more habitable and increase their resale values. If you have design ideas and want to convert a loft or an attic, we are waiting to help you with your enquiry.
Because we hire personnel with skills across multiple trades, our company completes loft conversions as a sole contractor. WJ Construction supplies the job with a project manager and the best tradesmen sourced from inside the local Essex and Cambridgeshire areas.
Let us deal with everything from the planning and the drawings, to dealings with your local authority to determine permitted development rights or the need for planning permission. We’re always clear about pricing so what we quote is what you pay. Call us today on 01279 276227 or 01223 646772 to arrange your own quotation for loft conversions in dormer, mansard or hip-to-gable styles – with or without the option of Velux rooflights.
WJ Construction typically completes conversion projects in Harlow and the surrounding areas inside a six to eight-week timeframe based on the specification.
This conversion is a timber or structural steel extension hung vertically from a slate or tile slope in the roofing structure. This type of construction achieves a larger floor area with ample headroom. Because our building contractors work from outside the property on dormer loft conversions, there is very little disruption caused inside the home.
Most conversions of this type fall within permitted development. Should the job require planning approval, we deal with the relevant building control department in Harlow, Cambridge or Saffron Walden on your behalf to gain the required approvals sooner.
Our building contractors raise the party walls at both sides of the home and, once extended, add the framework for Mansard loft conversions. The shallow slope of this design produces slightly less headroom than a dormer conversion but still offers ample space for easy living. This is a popular choice for customers with period properties who need a better aesthetic.
Because of the work on party walls, loft conversions of this kind usually require planning approval. WJ Construction factors this into quotations for its building services.
Ideal for detached or semi-detached properties in the Essex and Cambridgeshire areas, hip-to-gable loft conversions see our building contractors extend the sloping sides of the roof outwards and replace them with a vertical wall called a gable. We can combine this conversion type with a dormer or mansard design to increase the amount of floor space.
Most hip-to-gable loft conversions fall inside permitted development and need no local authority approval.