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Garage Conversions FAQs

With experience and expertise in the home improvements industry that is second to none, our garage conversions team is a leading choice across Dorset and Hampshire. We understand the importance of creating extra space in your home with minimal disruption and bespoke designs that suit your requirements.

To find out more about our garage conversion solutions, contact our team today or take a look at our frequently asked questions below.


If you have an integral or attached garage you will usually just require building regulations which will be dealt with in house by our experienced project management team. It is only around 5-10% of garage conversions that require planning permission. As a rule, if the garage conversion is detached or over 30 square meters then planning permission may be require.

Yes, a garage conversion can add up to 10% to the value of your property. Compared to other options such as moving home or a full loft conversion it often has a much higher level of profit and a lower initial cost.

The time it takes to complete a garage conversion can vary depending on the work involved and the size of the garage. All of our teams are highly trained and experienced in their trade to ensure the project is completed quickly and with minimal disruption. Each of our bespoke quotations will include a estimated timescale for the completion of your project.

Yes, all converted garages that are turned into habitable rooms will require Building regulations. Our project managers will always check with Building control before the project commences. We are more than happy If you would prefer to make your own building and planning applications so just let us know if you do not wish us to include this in your quotation.

As a recognised garage conversion specialist we have a close working relationship with planning and building control and can sometimes obtain building regulations in as little as 1 week allowing for your project to commence quickly.

Garage conversions can be used for a huge range of spaces. With a bit of vision and some clever design you can truly transform the way you and your family enjoy your home. Some examples of what a garage conversion can be used for are listed below.

  • Office
  • Living room
  • Dinning room
  • Play room
  • Bathroom / wet room
  • Games room
  • Annex
  • Bedroom
  • Cinema room
  • Music room
  • Reading room or library
  • Gymnasium
  • And much more

Interested in getting the ball rolling for your own garage conversion? Contact our team today to discuss your requirements!

 

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