Our Design and Build Flat Conversion Service Includes
Whether you are a professional landlord or a private individual we offer a one-stop design and build solution for any purpose - Student Flats, Council Flats, Care homes and Nursing Homes, Disabled Accommodation, flats for professional couples, through to high end penthouse flat conversions.
New customers should take a look a our client references and YourLondonBuilders.co.uk, will happily provide the contact details of past customers for further references.
Rest assured, we know that once completed, your house to flat conversion will provide you with the maximum possible return on your investment through rental or sale,- on budget and beautifully designed.
Structural alterations were made involving removing rotten timbers and supporting walls which were replaced with steels. The finished result was a beautifully presented contemporary four bedroom conversion which had triple aspect views overlooking the River Thames with exposed brickwork, original warehouse features and two roof terraces.
All our builders belong to the relevant trade associations and are able to issue Part P Electrical Safety Certificates, Gas Safety Certificates etc. In order to maintain our wow factor results all projects are also Project Managed -all building work is inspected at every stage.
Typically, a flat conversion can cost between £25,000 and £50,000 per flat depending on the size of the converted flat and the specification of the finish.
Apart from general building work, fitting kitchens and bathrooms, a significant part of the cost goes towards sound proofing, thermal insulation, and the provision of fire escapes.
All flat conversions will need professional architects drawings to aid planning applications and to make the best possible use of the space available.
if you already have you plans and permissions in place we are quite happy to go ahead and complete the building work. If not, we can provide architectural and structural conversion drawings for you.
The project involved building a rear garden extension to facilitate the installation of a kitchen..
Structural alterations included removing supporting walls and underpinning a neighbours existing kitchen extension at the rear.
The result was a house to flat conversion perfectly suited to renting out to young professional couples.
How many flat conversions are on your street?
If there are already exisitng flat conversions on your road then this is a favourrable indication of a favoourable planning application outcome. If there are no flat conversions then your road may be subject to planning restrictions
Is you house big enough for conversion?
Many councils require house to have at least 120 square metres total area. This is the total area of the house as it was originally built - without extensions and conservatories.
Planning Guidance on you rlocal councils website
All councils have a website planning permission guide with a section on House to Flat Conversions. We will need to see this in order to complete a feasibility study on the project. The planning guide may require the provision of parking places and may also outline the permitted ratio of houses to flats in your area.
The client was a Housing Association who required modernisation, renovation and repair to an exisitng property and a design which made better use of the availablle space.
It was essiential that finish was highly durable and would need minimum maintenance. The resulting conversion included
The living space on the top floor was extented using a Mansard loft conversion.