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At Innovation Construction we deliver the full ‘design and build’ package. We have over two decades of experience, an eye for design, and teams of highly skilled, professional craftsmen.

Dealing with every aspect of your build from concept to completion, Innovation Construction is your ‘one stop shop’ for the loft conversion or home extension you’ve always dreamed of.

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In most cases a garage conversion will fall under permitted development, particularly if you are not altering the actual structure of the building.
Although it is worth checking that there are no planning conditions attached to the garage (i.e. that it has to remain as parking. If conditions are attached, you will need to apply to have them removed and still will need to submit planning drawings to your local council.

What would be required for a garage conversion and what's involved would progress with these phases:-

Footings
Structural elements: sub floor/ windows/ doors
Electrics/ lighting/ sockets
Plumbing & heating
Plastering
Decoration

Lofts with a minimum head height of 2.3 m are usually seen as fit to convert, although obstacles such a chimneys or water tanks, as well as the pitch of the roof, can also affect the decision.

What would be required for a loft conversion and what's involved would progress with these phases:-

Drawings submitted
Structural drawings also submitted
Party walls agreement in place
Steel works installed
Timber frame works completed
Roof completed
1st Fix electrics
1st Fix plumbing
Plasterboard works
Flooring
2nd Fix electrics
2nd Fix plumbing
Plastering
Decoration