Barn Conversions

Barn Conversions

Have you recently bought a barn, or thinking of buying a barn to convert? Most barns are derelict when purchased; either they have been used for storing cattle or hay and straw. However, if you are contemplating on a barn conversion there are lots of things you should consider:

  • Barns are more expensive to convert than building from scratch
  • Planning issues and building regulations
  • If the barn is listed, more issues will arise
  • Bat and barn owl surveys
  • Structural issues
  • Original features that need to be kept
  • You need to comply with infrastructure issues like water, electricity, gas and sewage - in most cases barns do not have these services

You really do need professional help and here at CDP Builders Preston we understand all these requirements. We can assist you from your initial design through to completion of the barn. Our architects and structural surveyors have many years experience in barn conversions and all the relevant planning issues. We can advise you on planning process - this includes:  having plans drawn, producing structural calculations and submitting plans to gain full planning permission. We also provide a schedule of works to be undertaken and timescale, all on a fixed price agreement. On completion you will be issued with all relevant documentation, structural certificates and building control completion certification. Our aim is to give you a service second to none.