E15 loft conversion - structural work

Loft Conversion – E15, East London

This loft conversion project in the E15 area of London was slightly more complex than normal as the the house we were working on had already been extended at the back. As you can see from the pictures the existing extension has a sloping roof and the loft conversion was extended out over the top of this. To complicate matters further the neighbors had also previously had a loft conversion and extension done so we had to make sure that our work matched up with theirs. In order to complete this loft conversion it was necessary to strip the existing roof off both the main house and the extension. We then had to install steel beams to provide extra structural support for the loft conversion before re-roofing the newly extended area.

loft conversion E15, London - structural work
Removing the existing roof and putting in structural supports for the loft conversion
loft Conversion E15, London- - extension roof
The roof on the existing extension also had to be removed to allow room for the loft conversion to sit over it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building the extended loft conversion

Once the old roof had been stripped back and the structural supports had been put into place we had to build out the loft conversion space. We used a timber frame for most of the structure to keep the weight down and this was then weatherproofed and sealed to provide the finished exterior.

 

loft conversion, E15, London- - timber structure
Building out the timber structure for the newly extended loft conversion
Loft Conversion E15, London - new roof
Finished fiberglass roof for the main loft conversion area joined up to the neighbour’s existing extension

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loft Conversion Stairs and Skylights

Once the main exterior structure was complete we made the loft conversion fully weather tight by installing the windows, including skylights at the front of the building. We also built a new staircase to provide access up to the loft conversion, As this loft conversion was being done in a Victorian period home the staircase we built was done in a style to fit the rest of the house.

Loft Conversion E15, London - Skylights
Skylights installed at the front of the house to allow in plenty of natural light
Loft Conversion E15, London - staircase
We built a new staircase to access the loft conversion in a style to suit the rest of the house.

 

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Decorating & House Renovation NW4, London

We undertook this project to renovate and redecorate this house in the Hendon (NW4) area of London. Although no structural changes were required for this renovation project there was still a substantial amount of work to do as we completed jobs in all major areas of the house. One of the largest jobs was creating new built in wardrobes and storage for the bedrooms. As these were going to be such a large feature of the rooms the new wardrobes and storage units had to be carefully finished to ensure the detailing was just right.

House Renovation NW4, London - fitted wardrobes
Building out the new fitted storage and wardrobe units for one of the bedrooms
House renovation NW4, London - fitted bedroom storage
The finished storage and wardrobes in one the bedrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bathroom Tiling and Renovation 

One of the other areas that required renovation were the bathrooms. We were able to modernise them by updating the tiling and by updating the fixtures and fittings. This included installing new bathroom units and using modern stainless steel taps, radiators and other fittings to give the bathrooms a cleaner look.

House renovation, NW4, London - new bathroom units
Newly installed bathroom storage and sink units
House renovation NW4, London - bathroom renovation
Newly installed storage and sink units along with new radiator/towel rails

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New flooring and kitchen units

We also did work on the downstairs of the house. This included laying new wooden flooring throughout as well as updating the kitchen. The new wooden flooring created a unified look throughout the downstairs of the house, helping the different rooms to flow together more sensibly.

House renovation NW4, London - kitchen fitting
The last part of the fitted kitchen waiting to be installed.
House Renovation NW4, London  - new wooden floors
The same type of wooden flooring was used throughout most of the downstairs rooms
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Loft Conversion – Purley, London

The building in this project had previously been divided into flats. The loft conversion we completed added an extra flat onto the top floor of the building. In order to do this we had to create a significant amount of extra room from the old roof space. This made it necessary to install a temporary roof so that we could safely remove the existing roof line and replace it with a newly expanded one. We were able to substantially build out the rear of the property to create the space for the new kitchen area shown in the images.

Loft Conversion Purley, London  - roof works
Building out the additional space for the new kitchen area
Loft Conversion Purley, London - roof trusses
Installing the new roof trusses under the temporary roofing area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loft Conversion – Interior Fittings

Once the main building works had been completed to adjust the roof line we installed installation into the roof cavity, installed skylights and built in storage and then finished out the rest of the space. This included completing access to the loft conversion via a new staircase and fitting the kitchen. The completed loft conversion was finished with a neutral colours throughout to increase the sense of light and space.

Loft Conversion Purley, London - staircase
Newly created access to the loft conversion
Loft Conversion Purley, London - Skylights
Newly installed skylights and light colours create a great sense of space
Loft conversion Purley, London - kitchen area
The newly installed kitchen within the space created by the roof extension.
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Loft Conversion – London SW16

This loft conversion in London SW16 was completed for a private home owner. The aim of this loft conversion was to add another bedroom to the property. Due to planning restrictions we were not able to extend at the front of the house. Instead we added a large dormer window at the back of the house in order to create the extra space our customer wanted. In order to make sure that sufficient light was being allowed into the loft conversion we also fitted skylights on the front of the house.

Loft Conversion London SW16 - Exterior
Work being completed on the exterior of the dormer window
Loft Conversion London SW16 - rear dormer window
Scaffolding erected at the rear of the property to allow work on the dormer window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loft conversion stairs and plastering

Once the exterior construction work had been completed, and the skylights and dormer window were installed we moved onto completing the interior elements of the loft conversion. This included building a new staircase and putting in appropriate insulation, plaster boarding, flooring and lighting. We also built storage areas into the lowest parts of the room, making the space more usable for the home owners. The owners were very pleased with their loft conversion which created a light ans spacious new room in their home.

Loft Conversion London SW16- staircase
New wooden staircase built to provide access for the loft conversion.
Loft Conversion London SW16 - Dormer Window Interior
Inside the new space created by the dormer window
Loft Conversion London SW16- Storage
New skylights and storage cupboards installed as part of the loft conversion.