Terraced House Loft Conversions: 12 Things to Consider Before you Begin

a dormer window for a terraced loft conversion
(Image credit: Ben Blossom c/o Gruff Architects)

Terraced house loft conversions are a great way to add an extra room to properties with limited space, no matter what reason you’re converting the loft for. 

While many of the considerations are common for loft conversions for all kinds of houses, a terraced house does throw up some specific challenges. However, in general, terraced house loft conversions shouldn’t be too difficult. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title Livingetc.com and former digital editor of homebuilding.co.uk. He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.