Loft conversions are quick and easy to transform making the gaining of extra living space a simple task, they can also add a significant amount of money to the value of a property, up to 20%. This home improvement means you are taking advantage of otherwise unused space, without having to compromise property land that you will miss when built over. balanceARCHITECTURE are architects based in Harrogate, we aim to get most loft conversions or extensions finished within a 6 week time scale depending on the size of the project. 

With a loft conversion it’s not just that extra room you gain, a good conversion can provide additional storage underneath your new stairs as well! Depending on the roof structure and planning constraints, a loft conversion is one of the most straightforward ways of getting the extra room needed. Almost all houses can benefit from this kind of extension with a bit of basic planning.

Do you need planning approval for a loft conversion in Harrogate? Yes, all loft conversions need Buildings Regulation approval, regardless of whether planning permission is needed or not – balanceARCHITECTURE in Harrogate will organise all of the paperwork required.

balanceARCHITECTURE get a lot of questions about loft conversions in Harrogate. These are the top questions that have come through our website recently:


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balance ARCHITECTURE Harrogate work through all your questions, giving as much information as possible. We aim to get most loft conversions or extensions finished within a 6 week time scale working closely with JWI Builders Harrogate, depending on the size of the project.


Loft conversions in Harrogate offer a perfect way for homeowners to make their property ideal for their changing lifestyle needs without the upheaval of moving houses that can be quite stressful and expensive as mentioned above.

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Create your own home in Harrogate! Home Harrogate extensions are an excellent way of creating the amount of space you actually need, and truly utilising it the way you really want to.



We can manage everything for you from the planning application to completion. At balanceARCHITECTURE we explain the process to you step by step, being clear about the possible project constraints which we may encounter, and exactly how we will overcome them. Our aim is to reduce the stress of your home improvement. balanceARCHITECTURE make communication the no.1 priority and pride ourselves on a swift response. All of your plans are done for a fixed fee with no hidden costs or extra charges for amendments and alternative schemes!


We provide everything you need from concept ideas to a full set of scale plans and planning submission in Harrogate! Communication is our no.1 priority at all times. Whether it's a problem to solve or just advice, we will always go above and beyond to help for our customers in Harrogate.


Hopefully this page gave you more information about building an extension in Harrogate, however if you have more questions and would like to talk to one of our friendly team at balance ARCHITECTURE based in Harrogate, please call on 01423 209043 or email on