What height should my loft be for a loft conversion in Brighton

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

A recommended height of 7ft 6″ or 2.3 metres, 90″ or 230 cm for a loft conversion

You can check yourself by measuring the floor of your loft to the apex of the roof, this measurement is more than 7ft 6″ (2.3 metres, 90″ or 230cm) then you have a good chance you can have a loft conversion. Most attics are suitable for conversion.

Richard is happy to give you with a ballpark figure and ideas of how to get maximum space for your conversion.

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Ground floor ceilings are lowered to make room for a full height loft conversion in Brighton

Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex
Before and after lowered ceilings.
Built by Jackson Loft Conversion company in Brighton and Hove, East Sussex

Before and after photo of new ceilings built by Richard Jackson

Not all houses have the height for a useable loft conversion. A way around this is to lower the ceilings on the ground floor. This is project is best suited to houses where the owners can move out or empty houses. There is a lot of dirt and dust hidden in those ceilings.

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What is the minimum head height for a loft conversion?

Ridge height easy check by Jackson Loft Conversions, Brighton East Sussex UK
Ridge height easy check by Jackson Loft Conversions, Brighton East Sussex UK

It is about 2.1 metres / 210 cm / 7 feet / 84 inches for a loft conversion

If you can stand up in your loft you are doing well. Don’t be shy, measure the height with a tape measure. The ridge is the centre point of your roof, this will be where you measure from and down to your feet.

If your attic loft is under 6 foot and you are unable to stand up, your loft conversion will struggle to pass building regulations.

Richard will double check the height of your attic loft on his FREE ESTIMATE visit to you.

For a FREE estimate and advice please email Richard through this contact form to organise a suitable time to pop round.

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