Conservatories

A conservatory is more than a home improvement or an extension.  It’s a lifestyle extension and a cost effective way of enhancing your living space.  You can enjoy a warm, dry, secure space that will work beautifully as somewhere to relax, or as a home office, playroom, guest wing, dining room or fabulous fitted kitchen.

Designing a conservatory can often be a daunting prospect.  During our years of experience as one of the areas leading conservatory suppliers, we have developed the skills to deliver what a discerning customer requires.  We listen to your ideas and requirements, add our advice and blend in our ability to design, manufacture and build conservatories sympathetic to your home.

Want to be cool in the summer and warm in the Winter? Ask our team for a customised design, energy efficient and affordable air source heat pump for your new conservatory.

We take care of every aspect of the project for you.  We provide a complete design service which encompasses all aspects of construction.  Every conservatory is structurally proven to take care of the most extreme weather conditions.  We manufacture and pre-build each conservatory roof to individual specifications using the latest technology and the finest materials.

We can carry out all the work required for your conservatory – Design, Planning Regulations, Building Regulations (if required)   The complete works  which includes  Brickwork,  Electrics,  Plumbing,  Tiling,  Plastering,  Blinds,  Cane Furniture and Landscaping

Choosing a Style

A conservatory should always enhance your home as much as possible, whether it be from the outside or from inside. That’s why location and size of the conservatory are very important. One of the most important things to consider is the size of the conservatory. A good tip is to lay out the area you […]

Roof Design

Ultraframe Roofing System The best and most certainly the biggest roofing company in the U.K. are the people that we choose to manufacture the materials to build our conservatory roofs with.   BSEN ISO 9002 In June 1994 Ultraframe was the first company to achieve ISO 9001 & 9002 for the supply of conservatory roofing […]

Base Construction

Footings Building Regulation Base Detail Standard Conservatory Base Detail Sub-base Excavation of 250mm, this being below the frost heave level.   Hardcore 100mm of compact limestone, covered with blinding of sand.   Under floor Insulation 50mm deep layer of insulated blocks.   Damp-proof membrane 1000 grade polythene damp proof membrane.   Internal floor Concrete floor […]

Planning Permission

In England and Wales you will not usually require planning permission, provided you do not exceed the permitted development limit for your property (which is 50-70 cubic metres, depending on where you live). Notable exceptions to the above are listed buildings and conservation areas. Please note that if your property has been extended in the […]

Building Regulations

Generally speaking conservatories/sunrooms on residential property are exempted under Building Regulations. Below are some of the Exemption Criteria – under the Building Regulations 1991 (as amended). These criteria must be met for a conservatory extension to be classified as exempt: a) The extension has a completely transparent or translucent roof. b) The extension walls are […]

DIY Conservations

Advantages You usually save money. As the name suggests you do it yourself but if you wish to complete a certain part of the job, such as digging the foundations, then you can sub-contract out that part of your work. You can be confident that you have complete control of the final result. You will […]

Victorian

Victorian is the most popular style of conservatory and has distinguishing architectural features such as a bay front, steeply pitched roof and ornate ridge details. Style variations can include: 3-facet Victorian – the bay front has three main windows, widely angled for maximum space. This style is suitable for the majority of locations. 5-facet Victorian […]

Georgian

Georgian is a flat fronted and gracefully understated variant of the Victorian conservatory.Georgian conservatories offer a clean and simple look with strong bold lines. The full square corners on the Georgian style maximise the interior floor area as opposed to the more rounded corners associated with a Victorian.

Lean-To/Mediterranean

Lean To – for those that prefer the clean understated lines of a Mediterranean style sunroom a lean-to is the perfect choice. Traditional or contemporary, this style is ideal for properties with limited space under the eaves or an awkward area in which to fit a conservatory. The pitch of the roof is variable, so […]

P-Shape

P Shape – combining a mix of lean-to and Victorian styles, a ‘P-shape’ conservatory is the ideal choice for a larger conservatory. By blending two styles into one you can create a conservatory big enough to offer two separate living areas – e.g. a dining room and living room. A P-shape is ideal for creating […]

T-Shape

T Shape – ideal for larger properties with a long wall on which to build the conservatory A T-shape conservatory allows for maximisation of space and gives an attractive symmetrical appearance. A central projection highlights the shape and can create a ‘porch’ effect to the conservatory if this is where the doors are placed.

Large Span

Large Span – unique and impressive structures made possible by Ultraframe’s technical expertise and years of experience in this specialist field. Conservatories that are extremely large requiring extra support to take the weight of the roof and provide additional stability are known as large span or portal framed conservatories. Here at Stafford UPVC Windows we have an […]

Litespace

Litespace – the most revolutionary concept in home improvement in years.  Litespace can be fitted in place of existing patio doors or bay windows to bring light and space into a room where a conservatory may not be an option. A bright, light, climate controlled private space, Litespace is a valuable addition to your home and […]

Lantern

Lantern – the original conservatory style, now brought up-to-date with Ultraframe technology. Choosing a lantern style conservatory ensures drama and style representing the grandeur of times gone by. The 2-tiered effect adds a new dimension to your conservatory and the extra ceiling height adds to the feeling of light and space. Lanterns are typically suited […]

Gable

Gable – adds light and space and introduces a sense of architectural grandeur. The choice of a gable fronted conservatory offers you a distinctive and alternative look by maximising the ceiling height to create a sense of drama and grandeur. A steeper pitched roof ensures that your dream conservatory is a stunning space for you and […]