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Converting to Double-Glazed Windows

Granted for this property in a conservation area is the permission for the replacement of existing timber framed single glazed windows with timber framed double glazed ones to the front elevation, and with Rehau heritage uPVC double glazed ones to the rear elevation.

Check out the approved drawings below, and if your property falls in a conservation area, too, contact us to get your permission!

Approved Drawings

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Converting to Double-Glazed Windows

Granted for this property in a conservation area is the permission for the replacement of existing timber framed single glazed windows with timber framed double glazed ones to the front elevation, and with Rehau heritage uPVC double glazed ones to the rear elevation.

Check out the approved drawings below, and if your property falls in a conservation area, too, contact us to get your permission!

Approved Drawings

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Transforming Your Home: Discovering the Different Types of Loft Conversions

Loft conversions offer a fantastic opportunity to expand your living space and unlock the hidden potential of your home. In this article, we delve into the various types of loft conversions, highlighting their unique features and benefits. From dormer conversions to Mansard and hip-to-gable options, explore the possibilities and find the perfect loft conversion to suit your needs.

Dormer Loft Conversion

One popular type of loft conversion is the dormer conversion. This involves extending the existing roof to create additional headroom and floor space. Dormer conversions are versatile and can accommodate various room configurations. They provide ample natural light through dormer windows, creating a bright and airy atmosphere.

Mansard Loft Conversion

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A Mansard loft conversion is characterized by a flat roof with a gentle slope and rear wall windows. This type of conversion maximizes the available space, providing ample headroom and a spacious living area. Mansard conversions are ideal for creating luxurious master suites or stylish guest rooms. The added roof windows flood the room with natural light, creating a welcoming ambiance.

Hip-to-Gable Loft Conversion

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For properties with hipped roofs, a hip-to-gable loft conversion is an excellent choice. This type involves extending the roof to create a vertical gable wall. Hip-to-gable conversions significantly increase the usable floor area and headroom, allowing for spacious bedrooms, modern bathrooms, or a dedicated home office. The extended roofline adds architectural interest to the property’s exterior.

Conclusion

In this article, we have explored the different types of loft conversions available for transforming your home. From dormer conversions to Mansard and hip-to-gable options, each type offers unique benefits and opportunities for creating additional space and enhancing your living environment. Stay tuned for our next article, where we will delve into creative ideas for utilizing loft conversions. At Sam Planning, we specialize in planning for the most of your home’s potential. Contact us today to embark on your loft conversion journey and create a space that perfectly suits your lifestyle and needs.

 

 
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Unlocking the Hidden Potential: The Benefits and Creative Uses of Basements

Basements, often overlooked spaces beneath our homes, have the potential to transform properties into something truly extraordinary. As a leading planning services firm in London and the surrounding areas, Sam Planning is dedicated to helping property owners unlock the hidden potential of basements. In this article, we explore the numerous benefits of having a basement and provide creative ideas for their utilization.

Additional Living Space

Basements offer the opportunity to expand your living area without altering the footprint of your property. They can be transformed into versatile living spaces, such as an entertainment room, home gym, or guest suite. Imagine having a cozy cinema room for movie nights or a private retreat for visiting family and friends.

Home Office or Study Area

In today’s remote working era, having a dedicated home office or study area is invaluable. A basement can be converted into a peaceful and productive workspace, free from the distractions of the main living areas. With proper planning and design, you can create an inspiring environment to boost productivity and focus.

Storage and Utility Space

One of the most practical uses of a basement is for storage and utility purposes. It provides ample room to store household items, seasonal decorations, or sports equipment. Additionally, basements can house utility rooms, housing boilers, laundry facilities, and other essential equipment, keeping them separate from the main living areas.

Creative Spaces

Basements offer endless possibilities for creative expression. They can be transformed into artist studios, music rooms, or hobby spaces tailored to your passions. Whether you’re an artist, musician, or craft enthusiast, a basement provides a private sanctuary to explore your creative pursuits.

Wine Cellar or Home Bar

For wine enthusiasts or those who enjoy entertaining, a basement can be converted into a stylish wine cellar or home bar. With proper climate control, lighting, and storage solutions, you can create a sophisticated space to showcase your wine collection or entertain guests in a unique and intimate setting.

Don’t let the potential of your basement go untapped. With the help of Sam Planning, you can transform this underutilized space into something remarkable. Whether you desire additional living space, a dedicated workspace, or a creative haven, a basement offers endless opportunities. Contact us today to unlock the hidden potential of your property through basement excavation and planning expertise.

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Converting from Single-Glazed to Double-Glazed Windows

Approved for this property is the replacement of existing timber-framed single-glazed windows with new timber-framed double-glazed windows to the front elevation.

Also, the replacement of existing timber framed single-glazed windows with new Rehau heritage uPVC double-glazed windows to the side and rear elevation at first-floor level.

Check out the approved drawings and apply now for yours!

Approved Drawings

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