Hipped Roof Extensions: A Quick Guide to this Roof Style

hipped roof extension to timber clad bungalow with veranda
(Image credit: Simon Burt)

When adding space and value to your home, hipped roof extensions might not be the first thing that spring to mind, but the roof design is by no means less important than the new kitchen or living room design. 

Much the opposite, deciding on a roof structure for your project might be dictated by planning permission, or a design that either suits or contrasts with the existing house's design. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.