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Landmark orangery transforms Brent House

When we proudly state, David Salisbury designed and manufactured a new oak orangery for the well-known local landmark that is Brent House Carvery, a hugely popular destination for good food, this was perhaps under-stating its size and presence.

Replacing an ageing smaller conservatory, the new oak orangery is equivalent to approximately 5 large oak orangeries and has transformed the dining experience and volume of covers that can be served. Indeed the full length of the orangery is so long we could not fit it into a single photo.

Part of an overall £1m refurbishment, the first phase of the orangery opened back in June 2019 - as the main dining area, it has provided significantly more space to seat diners enjoying the renown daily carvery that is served. Each phase was expertly project managed throughout by David Salisbury’s senior project manager Mike Chinn.

This project is the latest in a long line of successful commercial developments that David Salisbury’s longest-serving sales designer Simon Martin, has designed - whilst the proximity to our head office and factory means we are fortunate enough to see the results of our work on a frequent basis.

Indeed David Salisbury’s 2019 Summer Party was in fact the first official function that marked the opening of phases 2 and 3 of the redevelopment of Brent House, which included the remaining part of the oak orangery. There is now additional space for more tables and chairs and a separate room and dance floor for private functions.

Simon’s widespread experience of designing orangeries for commercial projects includes the prestigious commercial building at Clevedon Hall, the boutique Old Rectory Hotel in Devon and the award-winning St Michael’s Manor Hotel in St Albans, to name just a few.

Commercial building projects continue to be an area of growing expertise for David Salisbury, as do this type of oak framed extension (whether an orangery or garden room) – with transformed customer experience and return on investment the common themes.

If you’re planning a visit to see our factory, we recommend fitting in a stop for a meal at Brent House – they’re always busy so why not book here first?


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Oak Orangery for the well-known Brent House

Designed by:Simon Martin

New orangery has transformed the dining experience