Construction Q&A

Can all houses have a rear extension?
Most properties can have extensions, depending on the size of the garden, planning approval and planning policies of the area

Are there different types of extension?
Generally there are side and rear extensions which can have a variety of types of rooves and windows, Extensions can also be multi-story for example you may extend the downstairs kitchen and also increase the size or add another bathroom or bedroom to the first floor level above.

How much will an extension cost?
The cost of a an extension varies depending on your property and your requirements. We are happy to provide you with a quote after discussing your requirements with you and visiting your property.

How long will the work take?
This depends on the extension, however for an average size build it can normally be complete in around 8 weeks.

Do I need planning permission for my loft conversion?
Planning permission is needed if your property is in a conservation area or you have already an extension to your property. Our staff will be able to advise you with this.

Will my loft conversion need Building Regulations Approval?
Yes. Any space that is to be used as a habitable room needs to comply with the Building Regulations. We will draw up the necessary building plans as part of the package we offer.

What area do you cover?
Ahearn lofts are a London based company and as such we work in and around London.

What do I need to do next?
Call us FREE on 0808 155 9643 for a free, no obligation quote or alternatively fill in a form on our contact us section and one of our staff will phone or email you to discuss your requirements.