Assess the space
What you can do with your loft conversion will generally depend on how much space you have. For example, if you’re looking to turn it into a home office, there needs to be enough room for you to stand up straight and move around comfortably. Lofts with approximately 2.5 metres of headspace are fine for pretty much any kind of conversion, including an office or extra bedroom. If there’s much less space, you can still convert into a children’s play area, freeing up a spare room inside the house.
Get planning permission
Generally speaking, loft conversions don’t require planning permission. This varies from county to county, but all need varying degrees of permission. Loft conversions in Surrey need licenses that comply with local regulations as the area has many protected buildings which means certain additional legalities have to be undertaken.
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