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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.

What are your Home & Garden Goals this Summer?

Bespoke orangery for Listed Building

Whilst the 1st of June marks the start of Summer from a meteorological perspective, it certainly feels like it started early with the spell of nice weather we enjoyed through much of April and May. With our driest ever Spring, our gardens (and farmers) will have welcomed the rain that we have experienced this week, making them all the more vibrant to view from the comfort of an orangery or conservatory.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Friday, 5 June, 2020

What Has The UK Been Up To During Lockdown?

Bespoke orangery bi-fold doors

In previous articles, we have written and analysed some of the trends that have started to emerge during Lockdown and considered those which we think might carry on in future. From increasing use of virtual meetings and home working in general, to our changing media consumption, much has and will continue to change. Amongst much of the negative Covid-19 news, we hope some positive aspects, such as appreciating our homes, gardens and surrounding areas will continue.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Friday, 29 May, 2020

Top 10 Orangery Case Studies for Inspiration

Bespoke orangery interior

As we approach the late May Bank Holiday and with some of the Lockdown restrictions now starting to ease, we thought it would be a good time to share some inspirational home & garden ideas in the form of our top 10 orangery and garden room case studies from the past year.

We have picked these projects based on their popularity and levels of engagement both on our website and our social media channels. We’re rather proud of them all so here is our top 10 in no particular order. 

Posted under 'Photography' byBarney on Friday, 22 May, 2020

Local Planning Inspectorate Meetings to be Virtual

virtual meetings planning permissions

One of the many and lasting impacts of the current Covid-19 crisis is the changes in the way the workplace and provision of business services in general has and will continue to have to adapt. This week’s announcement by the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick on planning meetings going virtual is worth reviewing, because of the potentially positive effect on applications for new orangery and conservatory projects.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Friday, 15 May, 2020

What Trends Will Continue After Lockdown?

Oak orangery exterior trends

As we approach the early May Bank Holiday and the VE Day celebrations, which are now being conducted at home as we know, it seems more than an appropriate time to reflect. To consider the monumental sacrifices that generation made for the future and balance it against what we are going through today.

Posted under 'Comment' byBarney on Thursday, 7 May, 2020