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Can I Install A Conservatory On A Sloped Garden?

11th October 2013

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If you are considering having a conservatory built on your garden, you will need to carefully weigh up the pros and cons of such a project. If you have a sloped garden, you may believe that a conservatory installation will be out of the question. However, contrary to popular belief, a conservatory could actually help you to give your garden a whole new lease of life. We are here to help make that happen.

We offer three distinct styles of conservatory, ‘Performance’, ‘Designer’ and ‘Classic’. The ‘Classic’ style incorporates the latest technologies in roof and glazing designs, whereas the ‘Designer’ conservatory features an insulating perimeter ceiling that improves overall thermal efficiency and can be fitted with speakers or lighting. Our ‘Performance’ conservatory features our latest super insulated column technology, achieving thermal efficiency that is five times that of brick columns.

Installing a Conservatory on a Sloped Garden

A raised base conservatory will provide you with an effective way in which to add light and space to your property, despite your sloped landscape. A raised base will ensure that your walls are able to withstand the weight of your conservatory, and will render your ground type unimportant. If your land comprises loose and unstable earth that is prone to erosion, a raised base will be essential, as without it, you would not be able to build your dream conservatory.

While a raised base conservatory is associated with a wide range of benefits, it will be more difficult to install than a standard concrete base conservatory. However, if you are certain that a conservatory will improve both the interior and exterior of your property, the installation will be worth the expense, and may even add to the value of your property in the long run. Since a raised base conservatory will be more challenging to install, we advise the use of a reputable Ultra Installer.

If you plan to install a raised base conservatory, you will not usually require planning permission unless you intend to exceed the permitted development limit for your property, which currently stands at 70 cubic metres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you own a listed building or live in a conservation area, the permitted development limit is 50 cubic metres. Getting this distinction right will help you to make the whole process a lot smoother.

Your need for planning permission will depend on whether or not your property has been extended in the past. If you have used up some or all of your permitted development limit, you may require planning permission for your conservatory. Your local authority should be able to confirm whether or not you require planning permission. However, you may have to pay a small fee to benefit from their consultancy service.


Finding the Right Conservatory for You

Our range of market-leading conservatories can easily be tailored to suit sloped garden requirements. Not only will we be able to offer you a completely practical option, we can also ensure you get a conservatory that suits your personal preferences, property style, size and your current budget. All Ultraframe specialists have a wealth of experience in the industry, allowing them to achieve a flexibility that enables you to get the perfect fit for your property.

Not only are our conservatory options the most technologically advanced systems on the current market, they are also incredibly versatile in their customisation options. For example, if you would like to benefit from a more ‘room-like’ feel inside your conservatory, you can choose a beautifully designed internal pelmet. This innovative feature allows you to enjoy the best of each aspect of a conservatory and orangery build, simply offering you more as a home improvement solution.

You can also choose from a selection of high quality colours. This means that when you get your new conservatory successfully installed into your sloped garden, you’ll be able to capture an aesthetic that suits your tastes and your property. The colours that we offer include ‘White’, ‘Cream’, ‘Ebony Black’, ‘Sage Green’, ‘Grey’, ‘Rosewood’, ‘Light Oak’ and ‘Irish Oak’. These colours are applied in a foil laminated form to capture a traditional, woodgrain finish without the maintenance problems.


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Our team of expert installers will be able to cater for your sloped garden requirements. They are well versed in handling our products, allowing you to enjoy all the benefits of the most technologically advanced system on the current market. It’s never been easier to bring more to your home in a stress-free and efficient way.

Find your nearest Approved Ultra Installer and enjoy better home improvements, the better way. All of our Ultraframe specialists are vetted and tested before they become approved. You won’t have to settle for anything less than the very highest standards of professionalism, reliability and respect for your project and home. 

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