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A finely crafted conservatory provides you with a unique link between your home and the outside world; extra space to use as you wish, whatever the weather. A quality conservatory will not only add value to your home, it will also improve your lifestyle and bring you years of pleasure.

What ever you style of home, there is the perfect conservatory solution to compliment and enhance your home. Whether you're looking for an ornate conservatory like the Victorian conservatory or just looking for a simple stylish space to add to your existing home, there are many styles explained below to help you choose the perfect conservatory for you.

Victorian Conservatories

Victorian conservatories have faceted fronts, pitched roofs and ornate ridges. The Victorians were famous for producing some spectacular Victorian conservatory designs, conservatories were mainly used to grow exotic plants that would depend on warmth and sunlight to thrive and grow. The Victorian design has become increasingly popular over the years.

Gable Conservatories

The Gable conservatory dates back to the Georgian style, the modern Gable-end are a modern variant. The gable conservatory are either rectangular or square in style, giving you maximum space in the interior of your conservatory. The Gable-end is great for capturing the period heritage of conservatories, whilst giving a great feeling of space with the height and maximising light.

Georgian Conservatories

The Georgian architecture relates to architectural styles between 1720 and 1840, with Georgian conservatories originally being built on period homes during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Georgian style originates from Andrea Palladio, a 16th century Venetian architect, it also has features from Greek and Roman architecture. Georgian Conservatories work best with homes with existing Georgian architecture, but can be added to any style of home.

P Shape Conservatories

The P-shape conservatory combines the Victorian Conservatory design with the lean-to conservatory design. These conservatories are ideal for the larger & detached homes, with the conservatory extending in different directions. P-shaped conservatories are adaptable to maximise your conservatory size in the available space, these can be completely glass or have a low wall to match your existing property brickwork.

Lean-to Conservatories

A lean-to conservatory is typically square or rectangular in shape, with the longer siding running along the back of the house with a rectangular conservatory. Lean-to conservatories will have a sloped roof sloping away from the back of the property and can have a chooice sides; complete glass, low wall and glass, two walls complete glass and one brick wall, or a combination of all choices. Lean-to conservatories are one of the cheapest options out of the conservatory choices available.

Conservatory Planningconservatory planning

A conservatory is considered to be a permitted development, not needing planning permission subject to certain conditions. You can find the full planning permission terms at the planning portal. You can also find informaiton for the New Forest and the Hampshire County Council.

The website explains the overall size of the conservatory, what elevation or side of the building it's permitted to be on, height and all other factors to consider. Our expert team can advise on this if you are in any doubt.

Jerry Still Installations LTD
No.5 "Sea Breeze" West Cliff Walk, Hythe, Southampton, Hampshire. SO45 6BY
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