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Space saving staircase to loft

Discussion in 'Your Projects' started by BFish, 24 Mar 2021.

  1. freddiemercurystwin

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    Well if you put forward the argument I said in my first post it's hard to see why they would not accommodate you. That said you've not posted a to-scale plan of your house.
     
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    I'm waiting for a copy of the drawings which has been promised tomorrow so I'll be able to post it.
    I did put forward the argument and even pointed out it's in the approved document. I'll try speaking to the BCO again.
     
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    If all else fails you can apply for a determination
    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/building-regulations-determinations
    I hadn't realised you could apply for these when using a private inspector, I'd always assumed it was only when dealing with local authorities, but then again I've never worked on the dark side.
     
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    Sorry for the delay but been chasing for the drawings from the architects. He's drawn a proposal of where he thinks the stairs might go. Involves taking spaces from the 2 bigger rooms to reduce the impact on the medium room.
    I'm thinking that the alternating tread staircase will fit in the space where i have storage area beside the existing stairs. It'll be a squeeze but i think it'll just about fit.
     

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    no expert but dont you need a space about+50-75% larger than the tread width on a space saver so an opening would be 600xsay 1000mm ??
     
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