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Do I Need Planning Permission for a Conservatory with a Tiled Roof

Installing a tiled roof on your conservatory can turn it into a more permanent extension of your home but may be subject to building regulations or planning permission. Glazed conservatory roofs fill your conservatory with natural light and provide unobstructed views of the sky, but some people still prefer a solid tiled roof. Whilst glazed … Continued

Planning Permission for Conservatory pre 2008

One of the many questions our customers ask with regards to conservatories is – do I need planning permission for my conservatory? In most cases, the answer is no. However, this depends on your planned conservatory meeting certain requirements in order for it to pass as a ‘permitted development’ (a development that doesn’t require planning … Continued

Do You Need Planning Permission for a Log Burner in a Conservatory

Conservatories are now built to be warmer and more insulated than ever. But without any heating, even the most energy-efficient conservatory will start to feel the chill during the winter months.  There are several options available to heat your conservatory, these include extending your central heating, adding an electric heater, or installing a log burner. … Continued

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Conservatory with a Radiator?

Whilst modern conservatories can be highly insulated and energy-efficient, they will usually still need heating during the cold winter months. With the right heating, you can enjoy the extra space that your conservatory offers all year round.How to heat a conservatory There are plenty of things to consider when deciding how to heat your conservatory, … Continued

What is a conservatory?

Over the years, as technology has developed so has the conservatory. Once reserved for nobility, conservatories have evolved from luxury greenhouses to everyday home extensions. Conservatories have become so energy-efficient and comfortable that they are now often used daily, all year round. A conservatory is now more of an extension of our home rather than … Continued

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Conservatory on a Bungalow?

Adding a conservatory to your bungalow is a practical and affordable way of gaining valuable new living space in the home you love. A conservatory can help to maximise space for a growing family or gain a better connection with your garden. What is a bungalow? A bungalow is typically a one-storey house with no … Continued

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The Best Glass for a Conservatory Roof

Knowing how to choose the best glass for a conservatory roof is important when you’re adding a conservatory to your home, or if you’re weighing up the different options for replacement conservatory roofs to give your existing conservatory an upgrade. By finding out which is the best glass for your conservatory roof and the different … Continued

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Conservatory foundation consideration explained

When it comes to deciding on your conservatory type, an important factor which you need to consider is the conservatory foundations on which your extension will be built on. It’s easy to assume that your conservatory can be built anywhere, however, much like a brick extension, it needs stable grounds to ensure its structure withstands. … Continued

Conservatory with tiled roof: pros & cons

Many people choose tiled conservatory roofs over traditional glass or polycarbonate ones in a bid to increase comfort and energy efficiency. A solid roof can transform a conservatory into a proper extension, rather than occasional room. Tiled conservatory roofs are a type of solid roof available in a variety of materials to suit different property … Continued

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How to modernise a conservatory

If your conservatory has been relegated to a disused dumping ground, it’s time to modernise and claim back the space. Conservatories can be a haven. A peaceful space surrounded by the garden and tucked away from the noise.  But if you and your family have found that you’re using your conservatory less, it’s time to … Continued

The Ultimate Guide to Conservatory Pricing

You know how much room you have and you know the style you would like, now all you need to know is ‘how much is a conservatory?’. Knowing the price of a conservatory from the offset, will help you budget and plan properly to get your conservatory project off the ground without the surprise of … Continued

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The benefits of conservatory roof blinds

While they might not be the first thing that you rush out excitedly to buy for your conservatory – conservatory roof blinds have a number of benefits. Often overlooked by many conservatory owners, it’s important to never underestimate their effectiveness when used for a number of different purposes. If your curious about how conservatory roof … Continued

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Conservatory heating solutions

Heating a conservatory in winter is perfectly possible – especially when you consider the range of conservatory heating solutions you could try. If you’re finding it too uncomfortable to sit in your conservatory at this time of year, then it’s probably time to start looking into ways to combat the cold. This guide is the … Continued

What is the Best Conservatory Roof System?

From the ground up, there are so many things to consider when you’re thinking about building a conservatory. Choosing the right conservatory roof is one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make before you start to build. Here you’ll find all you need to know to answer the question ‘what is the best … Continued

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How long does a conservatory last?

When they’re stuck choosing between a brick extension or a traditional conservatory, many homeowners want to know ‘how long does a conservatory last?’ to help them make their final decision. The average life expectancy of a standard conservatory used to be around ten years, but, with experienced fitters, modern installation methods, the use of high … Continued

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Here’s What To Do If Your Conservatory Is Leaking

Modern conservatories that have been installed correctly are built to withstand the hottest days, the coldest seasons, and the blusteriest of weather. However, because conservatories are made from multiple sections connected with rubber or silicone sealant it can leave them vulnerable to wear and tear which can result in a conservatory leaking over time. Here’s … Continued

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Conservatory underfloor heating: is it worth the money?

If you spend a lot of time in your conservatory over winter – you want to make sure it’s warm and cosy enough to do so. There are many different ways you can tackle a cold conservatory. One option you could explore is conservatory underfloor heating. Since conservatory underfloor heating is often quite expensive to … Continued

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Seven Famous Conservatories

We all know that a conservatory is a great addition to any home. But, did you know that some conservatories are really special. So much so, in fact, that they attract thousands of admirers to visit them each year? We’re not talking about the quaint and casual DIY conservatories supplied here at Conservatory Land, by … Continued

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The best conservatory roof types

If you’re building a conservatory or looking to upgrade an existing one, shopping for a new or replacement conservatory roof means you’ll need to take a few things into consideration to help you find the best conservatory roof types to suit your specific needs. To get the most out your money, and the conservatory itself, … Continued

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How to enjoy an all year round conservatory

Perfect for appreciating your garden as you sip a cold drink on a hot summer’s day and ideal for entertaining throughout a long summer’s evening, a conservatory is a welcome addition to many homes across the UK. But, as the leaves turn shades of orange and brown and temperatures begin to drop, chances are those … Continued

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