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How to Add Space & Value to Your Home

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One of the many consequences of the events of this year has been a renewed focus on our homes. As we have all spent more time at home, it has made us increasingly appreciate our house and garden space and how we use it. One of the resulting trends of this Summer has been a desire to invest in updating our properties.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 10 September, 2020

What are the different styles of Conservatory?

Bespoke conservatory for listed building

Perhaps the most frequently asked question we get is to explain the differences between an orangery and a conservatory, something we have covered in a number of previous blog articles. Another common query, however, is to define the different styles of conservatory that are typically designed and added to homes here in the UK. In this latest post, we will take a look at some of these different designs and explain the key differences.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 20 August, 2020

Key Recommendations for Orangery Design

bespoke orangery for listed building

Good design can embody a wide range of characteristics, from symmetry and proportion in the case of Georgian architecture, to sleek and clean, in the case of contemporary buildings. The common denominator with successful design, no matter the environment, is the effective mixing of form with function. In our latest Blog, we’ll examine this principle in the context of orangery design.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 13 August, 2020

10 Benefits of Bi-Fold Doors

Orangery with bi-fold doors

Bi-fold doors, or patio doors as they are also sometimes known, can help to bring a wide range of benefits to your house and garden space.

In our latest blog, we take a look at some of the many advantages that adding this type of door can bring to your home – whether via an extension such as an orangery or garden room, or a building project to open up the rear of your property.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Friday, 10 July, 2020

Inspirational Homes for Summer Fitness

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Like so many things this year, the English sporting Summer has been almost completely written off as a result of the continuing impact of Covid-19. With Wimbledon having been due to start this week, it’s certainly been making us feel somewhat nostalgic about the grass court tennis season, along with the absence of cricket and the many other sights and sounds of the sporting season.

Posted under 'Comment' by Barney on Thursday, 2 July, 2020