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Can I Remove Eaves Stud Wall in Loft Room?

Postby Richard C » Sun May 10, 2020 3:22 pm

Hi. I'm new here so be gentle! Our tiny 1830s terraced house has apparently had a room in the loft since it was built. The footprint of the room is actually quite large but it's 2 thirds eaves (1 each side) and a flat ceiling in the middle. There are small vertical stud walls about 3 feet in from where the roof meets the floor in the eaves which uses up space. Can I remove this wall or is there a for a reason? Thanks all.
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Postby stoneyboy » Mon May 11, 2020 9:29 pm

Hi richardc
The walls are probably there to support the centre span of the rafters. You need a structural surveyor to advise before you remove them.
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Postby Richard C » Mon May 11, 2020 9:32 pm

Yep I'd thought I would need specialist advice before removing it. Thanks a lot for your help. R
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