How Much Does it Cost to Convert an Attic
Loft conversions are notoriously tricky to estimate because they involve significant alterations to the fabric of an existing building. A project like this may require a minimum construction budget of £45,000 - £80,000 + VAT in the Edinburgh area.
Capital A usually charge Fixed Price Architects Fees for our services.
An estimate of the fees likely to be charged by other Consultants and Local Authorities is listed here:
Structural Engineer’s Fee = £1,400 - £2,000 + VAT
Heat Loss Calculation Fee = £100 + VAT
Ordinance Survey Copyright Licence Fee = £20 - £30
Planning Application Fee to Local Authority= £202
Building Warrant Application Fee to Local Authority= £520
An estimate of the likely timescale for each stage of the process is listed here:
Feasibility Stage = 1 to 2 months.
Planning Application Stage = 2 to 4 months.
Building Warrant Stage = 2 to 6 months.
Pre-Construction Stage = 1 month.
Construction Stage = 2 to 4 months.
Post-Construction Stage = 1 to 3 months
For More Informaion
This is a blog post by Capital A with detailed technical information on the practical realities of loft conversions.
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