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Hip To Gable Loft Conversion

Unlocking Abundance: The Power of Hip to Gable Loft Conversions

What is a Hip to Gable Loft Conversion?

A hip to gable conversion involves extending the "hip," typically the third slope of the roof, to match the rest of the roof structure. This innovative approach is commonly employed in detached, semi-detached, and end terrace properties, where multiple side all slop into the middle.

Why Choose a Hip to Gable Conversion?

By seamlessly extending the existing roof ridge line and creating a gable, you can unlock a significant amount of additional internal space. The transformation is truly remarkable, as the once sloping wall becomes a tall, flat surface. This newfound ceiling height allows for versatile usage, such as incorporating a luxurious bathroom or installing spacious built-in wardrobes. In essence, a hip to gable loft conversion offers the same expansive space as a large dormer across the rear of the roof.



Hip To Gable Planning Permission Made Easy
In most cases, planning permission is not required for a hip to gable loft conversion, as it falls within the realm of 'permitted development.' However, it's important to note that if you reside in a conservation area, additional considerations may apply. For comprehensive information on planning permission and building regulations, please refer to our helpful planning permission guide.

Ready to Transform Your Loft?
Contact Milestone Lofts today to schedule your complimentary survey and receive a detailed quotation. We also offer a unique DIY loft conversion option, where Milestone Lofts takes care of all the essential structural aspects of your project.

For further insights into the incredible potential of loft conversions, don't miss our enlightening blog post: "How Much Extra Space Does A Loft Dormer Really Create?"

Scroll down to read our Frequently Asked Question section below for more information about hip to gable loft conversions

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We can transform almost ANY loft

Find out how much loft space we can create for you!

Discover the endless possibilities for your home or business with Milestone Homes & Lofts. Our team of experts can design and transform any loft space into a stunning and functional area that meets your unique needs. Whether you're looking to create a cozy living space or a productive work environment, we have the expertise to bring your vision to life. 


Contact us today to schedule a consultation and find out how amazing your loft space could be.

Hip To Gable Loft Conversion FAQ

Below is the most frequently asked questions about a hipped or hip to gable loft conversion.

  • Not enough height in my loft, what can I do?
    First of all don't panic, you might have a lot of options then you think. Here are some of the options you might be able to use Lower Ceilings Drop Landing For more information visit
  • Can my loft be converted?
  • Is a loft conversion cheaper than an extension?
    Yes, in many ways it can be cheaper but this will depending on your loft size, if it can be converted and what you want to use your new space for.
  • Do I need planning permission for a loft conversion?
    In most cases you don't need planning permission.
  • Do I need planning permission for a roof lift loft conversion?
    Yes, anytime you raise the overall roof height, also know as the ridge height, you'll need planning permisison.
  • What is an Lawful Development Certificate?
    A Lawful Development Certificate (LDC)
  • What does Permitted Development mean?
    Permitted Development (PD) rights
  • Can I customise my loft conversion?
    Yes, absolutely, every loft conversion or roof lift is custom designed and tailor to your exact needs from the day starting your projevct with Milestone Homes & Lofts.
  • What is a hip to gable loft conversion?
    A hip to gable loft conversion
  • What are the different types of loft conversions?
    There is a wide range of loft conversion types, and many can be merge into one design, such as roof lift with a dormer.

Some Inspiration For Your Hip To Gable Loft Space

Some samples images of hip to gable loft dormer styles internally and externally.


Looking for a different loft style or design?

Looking for more loft styles and design, then look at some of the other types you can do...

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