Example Design Brief for a Loft Conversion

To help you easily visualize what we require from you for your design brief and what we will then produce with this information, here is an example of a simple Loft Conversion. Below is everything we received from the client together with the final architect drawings, which have now had planning permission approved.

Written Design Brief

Convert loft into bedroom with ensuite, move boiler from cupboard in kitchen to void space within loft with access panel.

Convert the cupboard in kitchen to a stairwell by blocking up existing door + fitting door to side of the cupboard that faces the lounge + using space saver stairs Inside proposed loft, stud wall around stair opening to create a “hallway” with high ceiling.

Within the loft space as you exit the top of the stairs have a window in the gable end around 1200mm wide Bathroom to right 4 Velux opening windows within the loft space 1x for bathroom 3 for bedroom.

Site Photos


Rough sketch of what you envisage

Measurements for the proposed development

Measurement details on the sketches.

Floor Plans

Using this information we produce a full set of architect drawings like this:

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