Chimneys & Fireplaces Question

Can i remove the chimney breast all the way up to the roof in a victorian terrace house

i live in a terrace house, a few years ago i had my chimney breast removed in the front room, and the bedroom above that, the builders put on hangers in the loft to hold it up.

im now deciding on a loft conversion so want to get rid of the chimney completely in the loft as well.

so is it okay to remove the hanger and break the chimney completely from the outside as well, only my half?

and doing this will it affect the neighbours chimney as they usually be joined?

any advice and help would be really appreciated

Thank you

1 Answer

Best Answer

yes you can do this but you will have to rebuild the chimney stack and fit new lead work so you dont get damp penetrating your loft conversion

Answered 27th Sep 2012

jd kent

Member since 14 Jun 2008

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