Project

Loft conversion in Walthamstow E17

Originally this was a two bedroom house - like many other houses in Walthamstow. It was a bit too small for our customer's family and with recent surge in prices in this highly desirable area, loft conversion was the only available option to have a four bedroom house.

The height available from the top of the 1st floor ceiling joists to the ridge beam wasn't ideal - therefore we slightly extended a front facing roof elevation to gain a few extra centimetres. The finished ceiling height now is just sufficient to feel comfortably - around 2.1 m. We constructed a dormer with a juliet balcony, installed en-suite shower room. If only possible, it's always worth spending few thousand pounds on an en-suite shower - it may initially seem not worth spending the money but later you wouldn't be able to have it installed. Above the first floor bathroom we constructed a second smaller bedroom. Currently it is being used as a study.

Below - few images in progress:

Project Details

  • Project costs: around £35000
  • Completion Date: August 2014
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Project type: Loft conversion

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