If you're thinking about adding a garden room to your
property, one of the major concerns you may have will be whether you will need
to apply for planning permission for the structure and whether Building
Regulations approval will also be needed. You can rest assured on both counts,
as most garden rooms won't need either form of permission to be obtained in
advance. You'll need to follow a few simple guidelines to ensure your garden
room complies with current regulations, but they will ensure your new and
exciting room in the garden environment can go ahead with no hassles:
1. Many garden room developments
fall into the "Permitted Development" bracket, as long as you ensure
the height of your new room is less than 2.5m there is no problem sitting your
new room within 2m of any boundary. In effect you need to bear in mind your garden
room should be single storey only.
2. You cannot site your garden room
in a front garden of any home or property as it is not possible to site any
structures or outbuildings beyond the front walls.
3. You are not allowed to use more
than 50 percent of the total area of land surrounding your property for any
proposed outbuilding or rooms. If you already have sheds or outbuildings within
the garden, you need to take their total area into account when choosing the
size of your new garden room.
When it comes down to choosing the roof for your new garden room, a flat roof
can be a good option to ensure your room stays within the optimum height range.
Adding a garden room to any home gives extra
lifestyle and relaxation opportunities, allowing children or adults some
private space away from the bustle in the house. Many home workers find that
garden rooms can be the answer they need to attain the right work-life balance
when working from home. Once they're in their garden room office the working
day begins, just as soon as they quit the garden room and head back to the
house, personal life intrudes once more. The choices you make about the style
and form of your garden room are your decisions and a room of this nature can
have a useful life for several decades.
For more information visit our website http://www.sunspaces.co.uk/ or call us on 029 2080 3755
Expanding your living space
You may be thinking of expanding your family living space, either because you
need more storage, have a new addition to your family, or simply want a bit
more room to relax.
There are several options: loft conversion of course, or a conservatory, or an
extension to your main dwelling space. All of these are integral to the main
building of your home, but there is an alternative. If you have a garden, a
garden room could offer you a versatile and less costly, to say nothing of a
more pleasurable, alternative.
Costs and consequences
When considering the costs involved in any extension to your living space,
there is no simple answer. Consider for instance a conservatory, it may seem a
good way of adding extra living space; but consider what a conservatory is for;
it is designed to conserve heat and light and during the summer months can
actually turn out to be too hot an environment to spend much time in during hot
days. During winter months conservatories can be quite bleak and prone to
moisture and damp.
The costs of adding an extension to your existing property are as large as you
could afford to make them; you will need an architect, planning permission, and
you will literally be building from scratch a new part of your home.
A garden room can offer additional living or working space at what can be a
fraction in most cases. Again, how large your garden room is and what it will
contain will dictate the price. You will not need planning permission unless it
is on a boundary.
Garden rooms are a viable option
Garden rooms can be bought in standard sizes or alternatively be bespokely
designed to meet all your specifications. You can have a stylish extra space to
be used for leisure or work. If you currently work from home and are using
space in your living room or another room to do so you could free up that space
by moving into a garden room.
You cannot use a garden room as a permanent living space for people to sleep,
but you can use it for a huge variety of other purposes.
We offer a personal touch. Every customer will have their own personal advisor
and specialist team easing you painlessly through the simple steps required to
transform your dream SunSpace into reality. All our clients have exclusive
access to our free professional architectural support service and in-house 3D
Design Lab service. We also offer a dedicated in-house installation service and
the entire project off of your hands!
We have another beautiful Garden Rooms project to share with you!
images were sent in by a customer, who recently used our Panorama Garden Rooms
with Sliding Walls to add to their wonderful home.
The results are stunning, if we do say so ourselves. The sleek
Panorama Garden Room is a great match to the contemporary outdoor furniture
set, and the customer did a great job of giving their new deck a green finish
with wonderful shrubs!
If you’re looking for a luxurious way to get more out of
your garden then our garden rooms could be just what you’re looking for! With
a contemporary appearance and stylish sliding walls, our glass rooms allow you
to enjoy your outdoor space in all weathers without blocking the view of your
glass rooms are available in almost any size, and while we only offer three
colours as standard (Graphite
Grey, White and Cream), we can
also use customised RAL colours to ensure that your garden room is exactly what
you want it to be.
enquire about ordering our Panorama Garden Room call 029 2037 1575 or email info@sunspaces today.
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