Workplace Policy

Workplace Health and Safety Policy At Alan Loft Conversions Ltd, we are committed to ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of all individuals involved in our operations, including employees, subcontractors, clients, and the public. As a UK-based construction company, we recognise our legal and moral obligations to provide a safe working environment and strive to […]

Velux Loft Conversion

Loft Types Velux A Velux loft conversion maintains the original roofline, utilising Velux windows to introduce natural light into the newly created space. We exclusively install official Velux windows, as they offer superior quality and come with their own guarantee. Benefits of a velux loft conversion A Velux conversion, also known as a roof light […]

Side Dormer Loft Conversion

Loft Types Side Dormer A side dormer loft conversion mirrors the design of a rear dormer but is positioned alongside the property rather than at the rear. The original side slope is elevated vertically from the rear elevation, either extending directly from the lower brick wall or slightly stepped in to comply with local regulations. […]

Rear Dormer Loft Conversion

Loft Types Rear Dormer A rear dormer loft conversion stands as a top choice across the UK. It involves elevating the existing back slope vertically from the rear of the property. These dormers can either align directly with the property’s back wall or be slightly stepped in to comply with local council regulations. Despite their […]

Pitched Dormer Loft Conversion

Loft Types Pitched Dormer A pitched dormer loft conversion, also known as a pitched roof dormer, is commonly selected when the existing roof height allows for it. Renowned for its aesthetic appeal, this conversion design adds character with its unique internal angles. Benefits of a pitched dormer conversion Transforming a confined attic into a luminous, […]

Piggyback Loft Conversion

Loft Types Piggyback A Piggyback loft conversion involves elevating the current perimeter walls using brickwork and constructing a new roof, set back from the property’s front elevation. Benefits of a Piggyback loft conversion Opting for a piggyback conversion offers notable advantages, notably increased headroom along the roof slope, resulting in expanded usable space without the […]

Mansard Moft Conversion

Loft Types Mansard loft conversion Named after the 17th-century French architect Francois Mansard, a Mansard loft conversion typically sits at the rear of a property. However, its location may vary depending on the house type and local council regulations. Featuring a flat roof with a gentle slope for drainage, the Mansard’s face slopes back at […]

L-Shape Dormer Loft Conversion

Loft Types L-Shape Dormer An L-shaped dormer loft conversion involves the construction of two dormers interconnected. One dormer extends over the main roof area, while the other covers the rear section, forming the characteristic L-shape when viewed from above. Typically, this design is most compatible with Edwardian and Victorian residences, especially those featuring rear extensions. […]

Hip To Gable Loft Conversion

Loft Types Hip to Gable A hip to gable loft conversion alters a roof with sloping sides, extending the existing ridge to create a vertical gable end. This significantly expands the loft space, often accommodating a new stairwell. However, this design is incompatible with mid-terraced homes lacking a hip end roof. Benefits of a hip […]

General project FAQs

General Porject FAQs Explore our General Project FAQs covering lofts, extensions, roofing, and more. Get insights on costs, timelines, and details for your home transformation! What if there is a problem midway through my project? We prioritise transparency in your project, maintaining ongoing communication. Should any issues arise, we’ll promptly inform you. If adjustments to […]

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