Garage Conversion in Clayton-le-woods, Lancashire

In January of this year, our team undertook a compelling project: the partial conversion of a garage into a vibrant playroom while retaining essential storage space. This case study outlines the challenges faced, strategies employed, and the successful outcome achieved.

Client Background: Our clients, a family residing in Chorley, expressed the desire to repurpose their existing garage into a multifunctional space. Their primary goal was to create a dedicated play area for their children while preserving sufficient storage capacity for their belongings.

Project Overview: The project commenced with a thorough assessment of the garage’s layout and structural considerations. It was imperative to comply with building regulations while ensuring the seamless integration of the new playroom with the existing structure.

Garage Conversion Challenges

  1. Regulatory Compliance: Adhering to building regulations posed a significant challenge, particularly concerning fire safety measures and structural modifications.
  2. Space Optimization: Balancing the requirements for both a playroom and storage within the limited space of the garage demanded meticulous planning and execution.
  3. Integration with Existing Infrastructure: The presence of essential utilities such as the boiler and fuseboard necessitated strategic solutions to incorporate them into the new layout seamlessly.

Garage Conversion Solutions

  1. Fire Safety Measures: To comply with building regulations, we installed a new side window to serve as a fire escape route, ensuring the safety of occupants.
  2. Structural Modifications: A new opening was created, linking the playroom to the kitchen, enhancing accessibility and flow between spaces.
  3. Utility Concealment: The boiler and fuseboard were discreetly boxed in to streamline the aesthetics of the playroom while simultaneously providing additional storage options.


Our team meticulously executed the planned modifications, prioritizing efficiency and quality throughout the process. Clear communication channels were maintained with the clients to ensure their vision was realized accurately.


The successful completion of the project resulted in the transformation of the garage into a vibrant playroom that catered to the family’s needs. By integrating innovative solutions for storage and adhering to stringent regulatory requirements, we delivered a space that was both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Client Satisfaction

Our clients were delighted with the final result, expressing their satisfaction with the seamless transition from garage to playroom. The optimized space allowed their children to engage in recreational activities while maintaining an organized storage area for their belongings.

Regulatory Approval

All work undertaken received the stamp of approval from Chorley building control, validating our commitment to compliance and quality craftsmanship.


In just 10 working days, our team successfully transformed a conventional garage into a dynamic playroom, demonstrating our expertise in space optimization and regulatory adherence. This case study exemplifies our dedication to exceeding client expectations while delivering innovative solutions tailored to their needs.