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Recommendations to Refresh your Home in January

Bespoke orangery designs

The middle of Winter might not seem the most inspirational of times to think about refreshing and improving your home but January is often seen as the best month to plan these types of project for the year ahead, especially if you are considering an extension such as orangery or garden room.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 14 January, 2021

Inspiring Trends for our Homes in 2021

Open plan orangery interior

Welcome to our first Blog of the New Year – a year that has clearly not started as we would have wished. As we adjust to Lockdown life once again, this time during the colder Winter months, we are going to be spending even more time in our homes.

While this theme might seem familiar, after the events of the past nine months, we have taken a look at some of the home design trends that are being forecast for the year ahead.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 7 January, 2021

Bespoke Orangery Design Features

Bespoke orangery designs

The meaning of the term ‘bespoke’ has changed over the years but perhaps remains the best way of describing the nature of the orangeries we design and manufacture here at David Salisbury. The adjective ‘bespoken’ means "ordered, commissioned, arranged for,” according to Wikipedia, and was first used in the early 17th Century. By convenient coincidence, this is not long after the first orangeries were constructed in Italy and just before they came to the UK.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 10 December, 2020

Extending Your Home to Benefit your Lifestyle

bespoke roof lantern design

Spending money on home improvements has been one of the most widely reported trends to have emerged as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. From a desire to create more space to thinking about how the link between indoors and out, this year has been a chance to re-focus on the sanctuary of our homes.

Several requirements have tended to drive design inspiration in the market for home extensions for some time now. We’ll take a look at a few of the key features.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 26 November, 2020

10 Tips to Help Your Planning Application Succeed

planning application recommendations

The subject of planning permission continues to be one of our frequently asked questions, with customers often keen to understand more about the process and requirements when first contemplating an orangery extension.

Whilst our initial recommendation is always to gain some specialist advice, especially if you own a listed building or live in a National Park, there are a number of tips that are worth considering to help the ease this process and give yourself the best possible chance of success.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 29 October, 2020