What are hip to gable loft conversions?
A “hipped” roof is a roof that has a sloping side to it, therefore a hip to gable loft conversion can be carried out on properties that have these types of roofs, which are normally found on detached or semi-detached properties.
How is a hip to gable loft conversion constructed?
The hipped end of the roof is extended and built into a gable roof, creating a flat, vertical wall. This extends the internal loft, generating extra space.
If you are looking to generate even more space in your loft conversion, then a hip to gable conversion is often combined with a dormer conversion. For more information visit dormer loft conversions.
This combination results in a large and airy space:
These types of loft conversions often mean that planning permission is required.
If you are looking to convert your loft space, then why not give Simply Loft a call on 0800 917 7571 and speak to one of our friendly advisors who can arrange a free site survey for you. We cover the majority of London, South London and Greater London. A site surveyor will visit your property and talk through various options for converting your loft.
For more ideas, take a look at some of our previous examples of loft conversion projects to see types of conversions we’ve built for our customers.