17 small loft conversion ideas that make the most out of a compact space

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small loft conversion ideas can be stylish and practical (Image credit: Future)

If you're considering small loft conversion ideas for your renovation project, or trying to squeeze an extra room into your self-build, you might be wondering if a small space is worth the extra effort.

Thankfully, the saying 'good things come in small packages' rings true when it comes to small loft conversion ideas. Although they may be compact in size, they can still have a mighty impact on how you use your home.

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Tara Rodrigues

Award-winning interior designer Tara Rodrigues is best known for the biophilic stylings which saw her crowned the £250,000 winner of Channel 4’s Big Interiors Battle. The mum-of-two, who lives in London, gave up a career in law to become an interiors designer specialises in biophilic design. 

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Amy Wilson

Amy Wilson is a renowned Yorkshire-based interior designer and past contestant in BBC2’s reality competition series, Interior Design Masters. Her core belief is that good design should make you feel joyful, inspired & safe. 

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Marlena Kaminska

Marlena is a dynamic digital designer with a background in interior design. Taking a lead design role at home lighting brand ValueLights, Marlena merges her interior design expertise with her digital design prowess to bring innovation and style to the world of lighting.

Sarah Harley
Assistant Editor

Sarah is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Assistant Editor and joined the team in 2024. An established homes and interiors writer, Sarah has renovated and extended a number of properties, including a listing building and renovation project that featured on Grand Designs. Although she said she would never buy a listed property again, she has recently purchased a Grade II listed apartment. As it had already been professionally renovated, she has instead set her sights on tackling some changes to improve the building’s energy efficiency, as well as adding some personal touches to the interior.