Orangeries & Orangery Conservatories:
Orangeries or Orangery Conservatories tend to feature pillars & flatter roof profiles with “lantern” or “atrium” style glass open sections (skylights) to the centre. They also feature wider use of solid sections or columns / pillars to great effect, giving the Orangery a more permanent feel & look.
Because they are built to individual specifications, the construction would require more pre-planning and as a result, the overall timescale for building an orangery Conservatory is bound to be longer that for a typical “standard” conservatory.
The unique nature and general larger size of Orangeries also means that they are the top end of the price range it’s highly likely to need some kind of planning permission, so it’s always best to bear that in mind.
Although orangeries feature flat “solid” roofing, the inclusion of the skylight does allow plenty of natural light into the room.
Poly-carbonate roof panels can be used in place of fully glazed units & can have opening panes fitted to improve ventilation. The roof vents sections are available in manual or electrically operated versions. Ceiling Fans and overhead lighting can also be an attractive addition.
With the fantastic range of materials, colours & finishes that are available in the market you have an almost unlimited choice in the size & appearance of your Orangery Conservatory.
Additional Features include:
- Dwarf walls in brickwork / Solid in-fill panels
- Full-Glass sides / Half-Glass Sides / French Doors or Folding Doors
- Wood-grain effect or smooth surfaces / Choice of colours
- Patterned or Leaded Glass / Multi-point locks / Poly-carbonate roofing panels
Whilst most Conservatory installations in the UK fall into the “permitted development ” category and have no need for planning permission, it is advisable to check before starting work – there is a general guide here: