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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 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

This Year’s Orangery Photoshoot Season

bespoke garden room exterior

As we all know, this has been no ordinary year and the impact on every facet of our lives has been hugely significant. As Lockdown restrictions continue to be eased, we’re still working with safety as our principal concern, something we wrote about in detail in last week’s Blog. Whilst our manufacturing operations have been scarcely interrupted, it has meant our traditional orangery and garden room photoshoot ‘season’ will be starting a little later this Summer.

Posted under 'Photography' by Barney on Friday, 24 July, 2020

Working Safely Throughout Summer

Bespoke orangeries & garden rooms factory

On what is the last day of Summer term for most school children here in the UK, thoughts usually turn to the long holiday period but this has obviously been anything but a usual year. With the challenges of home working and home schooling to consider, many of us have been adapting to new ways of working and learning new skills.

Posted under 'Company' by Barney on Friday, 17 July, 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