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Factors Affecting Conservatory Prices


The main factors affecting conservatory price are:Glazed Extensions (excluding Building Work)Location: Instead of having three sides, frequently a conservatory is into a corner, with just two sides, or sometimes into a courtyard, with only one side. Occasionally, a conservatory is freestanding with four sides.Size: width, projection, frame height, height at house wallType: Conservatory with a […]

Conservatory Planning Permission

Richmond Oak Conservatory Planning Permission

Conservatory Planning Permission and Building Regulations are two different issues in the planning and building of a conservatory and should not be confused even though your Local Authority manage both. Since the changes in 2008, with respect to planning, there is no difference between a single storey solid roof extension, a conservatory, an orangery or […]

Orangeries in York

Conservatories & Orangeries in York & Yorkshire Award winning orangeries York and beyond If you are looking for orangeries in York or the surrounding areas, contact Richmond Oak Conservatories today. We can offer bespoke orangery design and our award winning design team can cover locations across the UK. Take a look at our fantastic orangery […]

Wood Conservatory Floors

There are a number of different types of wood conservatory flooring that have various degrees of suitability for use in a conservatory: Natural Hardwood Conservatory Floors Until recently hardwood floors were not recommended for use in a conservatory, especially if there was a wet area which could make the planks shrinkage, warp or split. Using natural hardwood […]

West Facing Conservatory

A west-facing conservatory provides good sunlight on bright afternoons and into late summer evenings. They are similar to south-facing conservatories in some respects but without the harsh midday sun. In the evenings they enable you to enjoy the sun for longer. A west-facing conservatory may need some heating in the morning and ventilation via windows, […]

Victorian Conservatory

Victorian architecture can relate to a number of different architectural styles prevalent in Queen Victoria’s long reign. In conservatory design the most usual forms are the confusingly named Queen Anne style and the Arts and Crafts style. Queen Anne Style Conservatory A Queen Anne Style Conservatory will most likely have the following features: Bay windows Complicated, […]

T-Shaped Conservatory

T Shape Conservatories A T-Shaped Conservatory refers to the floor plan of the conservatory in which the horizontal top line of the T will usually be a lean-to design structure attached to the property, while the vertical line of the T could be a Victorian or Edwardian design in harmony with the lean-to part of […]

Toughened Safety Glass

The standards for Toughened Safety Glass are set out by the British Standards Institute, currently the standard is BS 6206, but this is in the process of being changed to, BS EN 12600 in UK Building Regulations. Toughened glass has to be difficult to penetrate, and if broken, disintegrate into hundreds of small, relatively harmless […]