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You will find articles on some of our projects as well as news about the company. There are also some random musings from David.

Indoor Plants for Orangeries & Conservatories

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The trend for bringing increasingly adventurous plants into our homes has accelerated over the past couple of years, with a glazed extension such as an orangery or a conservatory the obvious place for most plant species to thrive.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 21 January, 2022

5 Home Extension Ideas to Start 2022

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We are now well into the New Year and the Christmas decorations have come down. As thoughts turn to the year ahead, many of us tend to think about two main topics at this time of year: planning a home improvement project or booking a holiday.

Posted under 'Projects' by Barney on Friday, 7 January, 2022

Reviewing our Highlights of 2021

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As we fast approach Christmas, however your plans for the festive might be continuing to evolve, it is always a good time of year to reflect and take stock. Whilst the pandemic has and continues to dominate the news agenda, many businesses in the wider home improvement sector have been experiencing exceptional demand over the course of this year. 

Posted under 'Company' by Barney on Thursday, 16 December, 2021

Inspirational Orangery Interior Design Ideas

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It goes without saying that the interior of an orangery or conservatory is just as important as the exterior, when assessing the final outcome of any new such building extension.

Whilst every finished bespoke design will clearly be different, both inside and out, being able to see photography of completed orangeries and conservatories is perhaps the most inspirational resource that anyone considering this type of building can refer to.

Posted under 'Projects' by Barney on Friday, 5 November, 2021

Orangery or Conservatory: which should you choose?

bespoke conservatory design

Prospective customers will frequently contact David Salisbury asking for advice on a new conservatory project yet it is often an orangery style extension that is more appropriate for their particular design brief.

Some of this potential ambiguity stems from the term conservatory being a more familiar term than orangery, in terms of everyday language. This is further supported by how often we are asked to explain the differences between an orangery and a conservatory.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 22 October, 2021