Barnet’s range of historic buildings and new developments mean that loft conversion work here is incredibly varied, and the age of your building may have an effect on whether or not you can add a loft conversion to the property as a permitted development.
Planning Consent in Barnet
As with many other boroughs, loft conversions are usually completed as a permitted development and do not require planning permission. However, Barnet Borough Council recommend that you apply for a Certificate of Lawful Development before any building work takes place to ensure that it complies with planning legislation – this process is far less time consuming than actual planning permission and ensures that your build goes smoothly.
Building inspectors may come to survey the property after your loft conversion has been completed. They will be looking at the structural aspects, floors, walls, roof timbers, insulation, drainage, stairs, headroom, fire safety, and fire alarms to ensure that your building is safe and meets the local and national regulations.
If you are in one of the 2,155 listed buildings in Barnet, you may need planning permission to complete the loft conversion. Get in touch to talk about your options and find out whether there are any restrictions on your loft conversion options.
Loftworld have been completing loft conversions in the area for over a decade, and have excellent working relationships with tradesmen and suppliers in the area. We ensure that your conversion is completed on schedule with minimum delays and disruption to you and your family. We offer free quotes after a short inspection so that you can make an informed decision about your loft conversion and ask any questions you may have.
Over the years that we have worked in the area, we have developed an excellent reputation for top quality customer service. We are proud of our finished work and the quality of our end products, and are extremely pleased that so many of our clients refers us to friends through word of mouth. If you would like to find out more about what our clients think, just visit the testimonials page or look at our case studies.