Essex Garage conversion

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Essex Garage conversion

Having a Garage conversion in Essex can be an exciting prospect. You can increase the size of your house, create more bedrooms for children or grandchildren to visit, have more living space for yourself and your family. But before you get carried away with all the possibilities, it’s important to plan carefully so that you don’t end up paying over budget or getting stuck with something you absolutely hate, take the most important step and call My Builder Essex and let our highly knowledgeable staff guide you through the process.

Essex Garage conversion

First, it’s important to remember that garage conversions can require planning permission in Essex. In fact, you should speak with us at My Builder Essex first, with decades experience in creating garage conversions we can design your project to not need planning and still add 50m3. With our relationships with the councils across Essex we take great pride in completing all projects to meet all Essex Building regulations. We can tell you whether or not your proposed plans are allowable and discuss the necessary steps for getting approval before applying for planning permission if needed, at which point we can offer architectural design in Essex, and even structural engineer plans for your garage conversion.

Garage conversion specialists in Essex like us at My Builder Essex should all be working within Building Regulation from Essex County council. The building regulations that cover Essex garage conversions are in place for your peace of mind, building regulation ensure that your garage conversion in Essex is built to a high and safe standard, the Essex building control sign off is essential if you sell the property. A potential buyer will have a survey completed on the property, and as only properties in Essex with building regulations sign off can be sold as habitable spaces, DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY

My Builder Essex are so proud of our garage conversions that we offer a lifetime guarantee on our workmanship- yes that guarantees forever that the Builder built by My Builder Essex will not have any failings due to workmanship.

Once your initial planning permission- if required – and building control step has been completed, there may be several other considerations to consider, such as structural engineer designs – that must also be adhered to when building an extra room onto your home. But don’t worry! The good news about these additional regulations is that they’re designed to ensure your new garage conversion will remain safe and habitable for years after construction is complete.

Why have a garage conversion?


Garage conversions are becoming more and more popular, as many people opt to have a larger living space in which their family can be comfortable. Some of the most common reasons for having a garage conversion includes adding bedrooms so there is enough room for everyone, creating an open plan bedroom or bedroom with en-suite, converting your loft into additional storage space, or adding a roof terrace to your existing home.

Planning a garage conversion may seem like a daunting task, and yes, there are certainly some hurdles to jump before you can get started. However, the benefits of having more space in your home far outweigh these issues, so it is definitely worth getting started on your garage conversion plan as soon as possible!


Start by thinking about what you want from this new ‘room’ or area that will be created upon completion? How would it benefit you if there was another bedroom or extra bathroom? Do you have children who need their very own play areas where they won’t disturb anyone else but still feel independent enough within their surroundings? Or maybe even an extra bedroom which could become useful when friends or family come over to visit during holidays etc.?

What are the benefits of having a garage conversion in Essex?

There are many benefits to having a garage conversion, including: –

These reasons show just how important it can be to add a garage conversion to your property. However, if you’re still unsure about what these benefits might mean for you, consider some of the top reasons people choose to extend their homes in Essex.

How to get started with your garage conversion project.

There are some challenges that you need to think about before starting your garage conversion project.



First, contact My Builder Essex and we will make sure that you meet or exceed all building regulations and planning permission requirements.



Second, how much will it cost? My Builder Essex will Make a detailed budget of the costs associated with the work, such as materials, labour, etc. Also, consider any other additional expenses like legal fees or moving costs if necessary.



what is your time frame for this project? Do you have all the free time to dedicate yourself fully, or do you want My Builder Essex to undertake the whole process? Finally, get started on further research by looking at different builders such as My Builder Essex who can help design and build an amazing garage conversion to your Essex home!

The costs and time frame involved in extending your Essex property

The money you will spend on extending your home will vary depending on the type of work you carry out and how large you make your garage conversion.

Finally, consider hiring My Builder Essex who can help develop some great designs so that your garage conversion is future-proofed and will have no major structural issues later down the line! Make sure they create detailed plans, too, detailing everything about how this new garage conversion should look once completed and how it should all fit together.

Hiring an architect might seem unnecessary, and it can be hugely costly, My Builder Essex undertake architectural design as well as structural engineering design for your garage conversion in Essex.  My Builder Essex will be able to do things such as make sure the garage conversion is positioned correctly and that there are no structural risks later in life, which could cost you a lot more down the line, not to mention making your house much safer! If you want your garage conversion built to meet Essex building control regulations, consider hiring a qualified builder like My Builder Essex, who has had decades of previous experience designing and building garage conversions in Essex for many years.