Garage Conversions

Do you need a garage conversion in the North-West? 

We offer professional garage conversions throughout Worsley, Wigan, Bolton & Warrington. If you have any questions or want to book a quote call us on 07429 519982

Why do you need a garage conversion? 

Space and a lack of it become a problem that almost all homeowners will face at some point. The first solution that comes to mind usually isn't a garage conversion but it should be. Unlike an extension or a full house move, a garage conversion can be a cost-effective way to increase the space of your property without increasing the footprint. Garage conversion offers a variety of advantages over an extension it's less likely to need planning permission, it should be completed in a shorter time frame and it could cost far less. Not only that but it will add a tidy sum to the value of your house. If you have any questions about garage conversions our experienced and friendly team is happy to give you advice just get in touch

Benefits of a Garage Conversion

Enhanced Functionality

If you’re considering garage conversions in Wigan, Bolton, Worsley, Warrington, or nearby areas, you could improve your home's utility. Converting your garage space into a functional room might meet certain demands as opposed to letting it sit idle. With a garage conversion, you can tailor the space to fit your needs, whether you want a home gym, office, or extra bedroom. Garage conversions are a desirable alternative for homeowners looking for workable solutions to their spatial problems in large part because of their adaptability.

Growing Family Needs

Families' needs for space grow along with them. For expanding families in need of an additional room for a new member, whether it be for a child's bedroom, a playroom, or a study space, a garage conversion becomes a sensible option. Maintaining your home's comfort and accommodatingness for all members of the family is ensured by customising your garage to suit their changing demands.

Home Office Setup

Establishing a distinct home office area has become more and more important with the development of remote work. Creating a useful home office out of your garage lets you work in a calm, private setting and preserve a good work-life balance. Those who want a professional environment in the convenience of their own home will find this choice particularly tempting.

Sustainable Living Spaces

Repurposing existing structures instead of building new ones is the philosophy behind garage conversions, which is in line with the growing concern for sustainability in this day and age. You may support sustainable living practices by utilising the space in your garage without increasing the overall footprint of your property by converting it. In addition to being good for the environment, this eco-friendly method offers a feature that appeals to purchasers who care about the environment.

Additional Income Potential

Homeowners might investigate the possibility of converting garages to generate additional revenue. There is a chance to make extra money by turning the area into a self-contained property, like a granny flat or rental apartment. For homeowners wishing to maximise their property, this financial benefit can drastically reduce the costs related to the conversion, making it a sensible and financially feasible option.

Why choose us to convert your garage? 

As a family-run company based in Bolton, with over 15 years in the industry, MKW Builders Ltd are specialist in carrying out garage conversions. Our reputation is something that we're proud of, we're also proud to hold the Good Trader mark from Wigan council as a recognition for our high-quality professional service. 

We're pleased that our service has been recognised by the Good Trader mark but it's our customers who make our reputation what it is if you'd like to see what they have to say check out our reviews. Should you prefer to see our work for yourself you can check out some of our most recent conversions take a look at our gallery

Garage Conversion FAQs

Do I need planning permission for a garage conversion?

Since a garage conversion often comes under authorised development rights, planning clearance is not needed. There are some exclusions, though, including if you reside in a listed building or a conservation area. To be sure, it's best to double-check with your local planning authorities.

Speak to one of our builders in Wigan, Bolton, Warrington or Worsley if you have more questions by calling 07429 519982.

How long does a garage conversion take to complete?

The size of the garage, the difficulty of the undertaking, and any additional work needed can all affect how long a garage conversion takes. A garage conversion can be finished in four to eight weeks on average.

How much does a garage conversion cost?

The size of the garage, the amount of insulation needed, the choice of fixtures and fittings, and whether or not structural changes are required can all affect the cost of a garage conversion. A modest garage conversion will typically cost you between £10,000 and £20,000.

Can I convert my garage into a habitable room?

Yes, as long as the garage satisfies construction codes for insulation, ventilation, and fire safety, you can turn it into a livable space like a living room or bedroom.

Will converting my garage affect the value of my property?

Since it adds useful living space, turning a garage into a habitable room frequently raises the value of your house. On the other hand, variables like the local real estate market and the quality of the conversion will determine how much the rise is.

Can I convert my garage into a kitchen or bathroom?

It is possible to turn a garage into a kitchen or bathroom, but you will have to make sure that the plumbing, ventilation and drainage systems meet building codes. The practicality of placing a kitchen or bathroom in a garage area must also be taken into account.

We provide garage conversions in Wigan, Bolton, Worsley, Warrington, and the nearby areas. Just call us on 07429 519982. 

Can I convert my garage into a self-contained annexe?

It's possible to turn your garage into a self-contained annexe, but you'll need to make sure it complies with all the requirements for habitable accommodation, such as fire safety, ventilation, and insulation. Planning clearance can also be required if it's meant for separate living.

Contact us today for a garage conversion service

If you'd like any more information or to book a quote call us on 07429 519982 or drop us a line at We offer garage conversion services throughout the North-West including Wigan, Warrington, Bolton and Worsley.

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