Hip to gable Loft conversions
Hip to gable Loft conversions has become very popular in recent years, this is because hip to gable loft conversions no longer require planning permission and can be carried out under the new permitted development rights.
The two main points for permitted development are that the volume of the extra roof space created does not exceed 40 cubic meters for a terraced house and 50 cubic meters for a semi-detached or a detached house and that the exterior materials are similar to the existing materials.
For more information on loft conversion permitted development click here
Hipped roofs tend to be higher than traditional apex roofs allowing for the use of pitched roof dormers to the rear rather than the usual flat roof dormers. Roof Rooms carries out several of these conversions a year and has several completed hip to gable conversions for you to visit to get an idea of the space that can be achieved.
Roof Rooms carries out several of these conversions a year and has several completed hip to gable loft conversions for you to visit to get an idea of the space that can be achieved.
If you would like something contemporary, then a planning application will need to be submitted.
For more information regarding loft conversion planning click here
These pictures show a hip to gable conversions.