Conservatories In St Ives

We can repair or replace leaky or tired conservatories in St Ives, Solid tiled roofs, hybrid roofs, Orangeries and single story extensions. Double glazed windows & doors, garage doors and cladding.
A leaking conservatory is worrying, it could be damaging to furniture and personal items in the room, it could also be causing damage to the base and flooring. Find out today what a replacement conservatory roof could do for your home.

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North coast fishing town of St Ives is one of Cornwall’s best loved destinations

St Ives Historical Influences

We cover St Ives town which is famous for its beautiful surf beaches, such as Porthmeor, also for its art scene. There are numerous galleries and the famous Barbara Hepworth Museum. St. Ives has a unique history – reminders of which are still prevalent industries that once thrived such mining engine houses; fishing boats sailing to and fro the harbour; the fishermens granite cottages nestled amongst the narrow cobbled streets.

St Ives Historical Influences
Traditional style building in St Ives requires a traditional style conservatory

Architectural style and design in St Ives

St. Ives is tucked in between the meandering coastline of four beautiful beaches, It’s easy to see why this beautiful part of Cornwall has become a haven for artists from all over the world and a magnet to tourists that flock to the coastal resort to enjoy the soft white sand and Beach cafe at Portminster. St Ives is a quaint village featuring buildings made from local materials such as granite and slate. Houses in St Ives range from contemporary apartments to cosy fisherman’s cottages, contemporary chic to shabby chic.

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Contemporary design in St Ives

Extensions, Orangeries & Conservatories In St Ives

Best Glaze LTD are based in Cornwall and we have installed many windows, doors and conservatories in St Ives. We are aware of the challenges that present themselves when working on properties in the area and know the best ways to overcome them.

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Which style & design best suits houses in St Ives…

Because of the varied house styles from contemporary to cosy cottage in the area, we tend to fit a wide range of conservatories in St Ives, from Lean-To to P-shaped. A popular choice of conservatories in St Ives is a solid roof conservatory built on a Durabase and walls, this is largely due to access restrictions in the town, building in St Ives certainly has its issues.

Orangery, Conservatory or Extension?

When you choose to it comes to building an extension on your home there is a lot of choice, do you build an Orangery, Conservatory or Single story extension? It can be confusing, however these days the difference between single story extensions, orangeries and conservatories is not that vast.

Planning permission for extending..

Permitted Development Rights were updated as of 30 May 2019 so all three types of build fall under permitted building (see permitted developement rights below).

Project management makes life easy

Best Glaze supply and install orangeries, single story extensions and Conservatories in St Ives, we can help you choose a design and style that is tailored perfectly to your needs and your home. We will guide you through the whole process and when you have decided on the type of build you want and the style, we will handle the whole project from start to finish. Our customers love our builds and the simplicity means you do not need to worry about a thing….

Ultraroof tiled conservatory roof

Conservatories In St Ives

Best Glaze LTD supply & Install Ultraframe conservatory products. All of our conservatories come with a manufacturers 10 year gaurantee, so you have peace of mind. We have 20 years experience installing conservatories in Cornwall and Devon.

Difference between an orangery and a conservatory

Orangeries In St Ives

Orangeries are certainly trending in Cornwall this year, they are such a versatile way to extend your home for a range of needs. An orangery can be as tranditional or contemporary as you like and is so flexible in design that you can create a bespoke build which reflects your style.

Single Story Extensions

Extensions in St Ives

Single story extensions these days fall under a permitted building catergory, a lot more people are choosing to build extensions. For areas like St Ives with restricted access, we recommend using Durabase base and walls for single story extensions. Its the perfect solution for properties that do not have good access.

5 Star Reputation Built On Trust & Quality

5 star reputation

We are proud of the reputation that we have built up in St Ives and the surrounding areas. Our reputation is built on trust and quality installations of windows, doors and conservatories. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction with all of our installations no matter the size of the project. Word of mouth is our best form of advertising!

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Replacement Conservatory Roofs In St Ives

Ultraroof 380

One of the most popular solid roofs that we install is the Ultraroof 380 which is the strongest and the lightest tiled conservatory roof on the market making it a perfect replacement conservatory roof. The way this roof has been engineered means that a tiebar will never be required, allowing beautiful vaulted ceilings with clean, uninterupted plastered finishes. Homeowners looking for conservatories in Padstow often opt for a solid tiled roof, the option of installing full glass panels or velux windows appeals to homeowners.

Lean-To conservatory
Ultrasky Roof / Lantern

The UltraskyOrangeries roof is perfect for both traditional and contemporary design, with a choice of cornices and flourishes to create the style that suits your home. Conservatories in Padstow near the coast are likely to be battered by harsh weather during the winter months. The thermally broken frame is the strongest on the market and will stand up to any weather conditions without leaking, offering you peace of mind all year round.

Replacement Conservatory Roof

A LivinRoof roof is a hybrid replacement roof which is suitable for most contemporary style projects. The LivinRoof allows any combination of glass and aluminium panels. The appeal of this roof is the ability to create a roof that gives you total control over the natural light. Internally the LivinRoof allows beautiful plastered ceilings with a choice of different sized pelmets that create a feeling of privacy you can only get with a solid roof.

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GRP Warm Roof

GRP Warm roofs are hard wearing and flexible in design as well as being incredibly thermally efficient. A warm roof is perfect for an orangery, choose between skylights and lanterns or a mixture of both, depending on your needs you can configure a warm roof to suit your room.

Ultrasky flat skylight

Types of Permitted Development Rights

Householder Permitted Development rights fall are categorized dependent on the planned works. These are as follows:

Homeowners can build a single-story extension up to half the width of the existing dwelling on the side of the property
A single-story extension up to 4m in length for detached dwellings & 3m long for a semi-detached house or a terrace house to the rear of the house.

In some circumstances, a 3m two-story extensions to the rear of the property is permitted.

Rear dormers along with hip-to-gable extensions are permitted developments as long as they do not exceed 50m3 (40m3 for semis and terraced homes).

This allows for an outbuilding to be erected within a residential curtilage as long as it is sited behind the main elevation, does not cover more than 50% of the curtilage and is not more than 3m in height (4m for a dual-pitched roof; 2.5m where within 2m of a boundary).