Refurb My London is providing loft conversion services around the country including Barnet. The borough has a wide variety of different property styles and sizes including Victorian, Edwardian, detached/semi-detached houses, and mansions. You can contact us and benefit from Loft conversions Barnet that suit your property type and is within your budget. Loft conversions can add some extra room to your existing home. When done right it can even add a full-size master bedroom depending on how much you are willing to spend. There are many benefits of Loft Conversions in Barnet which we shall discuss below.

Benefits of Loft conversion

  •  It can increase your living space.
  • It can be used for storage.
  • When done right, it can add value to your home.
  • You can add a room with a beautiful view.
  • loft conversions rarely require planning permission.
  • It is more convenient and less costly than moving your home.

Types of Loft Conversions in Barnet

Loft Conversions Barnet are basically of four types: Mansard, Hip-to-Gable, Dormer, and roof light.

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    Roof light conversion

    This type of conversion does not require any change in shape. It transforms your existing available space into usable space by adding flooring, skylight windows, and a staircase for easy access.


    • The most affordable option if you have budgetary constraints.
    • Requires no planning permission.


    • Does not add value to your home.
    • Does not add space, it simply makes your existing loft space usable.
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    Dormer Conversion 

    If you have a sloping roof you can opt for Dormer conversion which adds a protruding extension to your roof.


    • Affordable option compared to Hip-to-Gable & Mansard conversions.
    • Adds sufficient space.
    • Adds a view to your home.
    • Adds value to your home.


    • Structural changes are required.
    • May require planning approval depending on your locality.
    • Require a sloping roof.

    Hip-to-Gable Conversion

    If you have a semi-detached or detached roof and the budget, you can go for Hip-to-Gable Conversion. It involves extending your sloping roof outwards to create a gable wall thus creating substantial space.


    •  Creates sufficient internal space for a new room.
    • Space can be doubled if your house has sloping roofs on both sides.
    • Adds considerable value to your home.
    • Offers a better view than roof light conversion and Dormer conversion.


    • Works only with detached/semi-detached houses with sloping side roofs.
    • More costly than dormer & roof light conversions.
    • More time taking and requires expert skills.
    • May require planning permission.

    Mansard Conversion

    This type of conversion involves altering your entire roof, making it flat and constructing sloping walls at an angle of 72 degrees which makes them look almost vertical.


    • Adds the largest space compared to all other extensions.
    • Adds substantial estate value.
    • Suitable for almost all types of properties including detached, semi-detached, terraced, etc.


    • More costly compared to all other extensions.
    • Takes more time to build.
    • Requires planning permission.

    Our Step-by-step process

    • To identify which type of loft conversion is best for your property type, you can contact us on our registered number for a free consultation or get in touch with us online. 
    •  After identifying the type of loft conversion our team of experts & engineers will provide you with suggestions and a free quote.
    • If you agree with the quote, our team will begin their work.
    • For most of the conversions, you will not require planning permission because of PD (Permitted Development) rights. 
    • In case of permission is required we shall arrange it for you.
    • Loft conversion cost is highly dependent on the type and size of the extension you require.

    Important Information

    • Remember that not all lofts can be converted. Some lofts may not be high enough for adding any useful space.
    • The minimum loft height suitable for conversion is approximately 2.2 meters.
    • Usually, Victorian houses which were built after 1930 do not have the appropriate height for useful conversion.
    • You can check in your vicinity which type of conversion is common and does not require planning permission.
    • Always take expert opinion when deciding the type of conversion.
    • Loft extensions Barnet have recently become very famous.
    • Conversion of a loft that has trusses is costlier compared to converting a loft with Rafters.
    • Check for space-saving staircases so that you do not waste space instead of gaining it.
    • Always check regulations relative to your council before moving ahead with Loft Conversions Barnet.

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