The Dutch started building orangeries in the seventeenth century and it was their designs that were soon used by the English gentry. The earliest orangeries were built by the French and the Italians. Even the ancient Romans fashioned primitive greenhouses from mica to grow cucumbers and other vegetables in less sunny climes.
This orangery features a double-lantern roof and two sets of bi-folding doors
Stout timber frames and roof with tinted argon gas filled toughened double- glazed units . Self cleaning and maintenance free outer surface
The perimeter roof which supports the glazed lantern is pedestrian-friendly
Maintenance-free UPVC Bi folding doors on two sides. Leaded double-glazed units to match existing house windows.
Internally the doors are white with a mahogany effect externally.
With heritage brickwork to complement the original property
Natural Stone Frontage featuring three sets of Bi Folding doors on the front.
Raised Lantern roof with special aluminium guttering and 50 year life span EPDM roof covering with internal panelling around perimeter
The owners of this former shooting lodge wanted to add some space to relax and entertain whilst viewing their beautiful garden.
The frames were made in timber to match the period windows of the house.
The dwarf wall was rendered in the same fashion as that of the house.
This orangery features a turreted roof with detailed dental mould brickwork and stone heads, sills and corners.
The timber windows are painted in Farrow & Ball colours and double-glazed with the latest high spec units.
Ivy House added this orangery and sunroom to an eighteenth century Northumberland stone-built rectory.
The orangery is linked to the main house by a tiled-roof sunroom. The large windows give a modern contermparory look without detracting from the traditional feel.
The orangery features metal antique guttering supported by stone corbels.
The window frames are in turn framed in dressed stone.
The owners of a stone-built detached bungalow wanted a dining lounge, also built in stone, to match the house.
The lantern roof is double-glazed with the latest toughened units. These are argon gas filled which gives them superior heat and sound qualities. Externally the glass is self-cleaning.
The owners of this Victorian rectory wanted an extension that complemented but contrasted with the main house. The turreted roof features a glazed section with self-cleaning glass.
The client requested large brickwork columns with smaller glazed areas.
The windows and doors are made from coloured UPVC.
The roof features electronically operated ventilation. The interior is lit by low-voltage recessed ceiling lights.