Whether you need planning permission or not really depends on the design of your proposed Orangery.
We understand that Orangery Planning Permission is a complex subject and one that is confusing to many people when planning an Orangery. Read this handy guide to Orangery Planning Permission approval and hopefully, we can take the hassle out of this part of your Orangery project.
If you’re looking for information about Orangery Planning Permission approval, then one of your first sources of information to check is our Orangery Planning Permission page. Have a read through the information on this page and hopefully you will start to get an idea of what is involved. If you need further detailed information about the Orangery Planning Permission process, your local Ultra Installer will be able to help you out, taking care of all the red tape involved in the process of gaining Orangery Planning Permission and dealing with your local council on your behalf.
If you have appointed an Ultraframe Ultra Installer to carry out your Orangery installation, they will take care of all the paperwork regarding gaining Orangery Planning Permission. This means that you can relax, safe in the knowledge that anything concerned with the Planning Permission for your new Orangery has been taken care of.
If you are taking care of ensuring you have Orangery Planning Permission yourself, then the Planning Portal website is a good starting point. From here you can work out first of all, if you will actually need Planning Permission for your Orangery project and if so, find information about what you need to do to achieve this.
There are a number of reasons why your Orangery might need Planning Permission. One common reason is if you choose to remove the doors between your home and the Orangery or if you go a step further and knock out the wall between your home and the Orangery.
Orangery Planning Permission might also be needed due to other factors such as the proximity of your Orangery to your neighbour’s house and/or boundary line. Your Building Surveyor will be able to advise on this aspect of Orangery Planning Permission.
Another factor which might result in you needing Orangery Planning Permission is the external finish of your Orangery. Some Planning departments insist on Orangery Planning Permission if the external finish is different to the surrounding properties – for example, if the houses on your estate are red brick and you choose the have the external elements of your Orangery finished in white render. Again, it shouldn’t be an issue to get the Planning Permission granted and your Ultra Installer and Building Inspector will be able to advise more on this.
A good starting point for information about Orangery Planning Permission is always to ring the Planning department at your local council. A Planning or Building Inspector will be able to answer any questions you have and if you proceed with adding an Orangery to your home and Planning Permission is required, you will be assigned your own Building Inspector who will see your project through from planning to completion. They will be able to advise you at any stage of the about the Orangery Planning Permission process as well as answering any other questions you may have about the build process and what to expect.
If you choose your local Ultraframe Ultra Installer to carry out your Orangery installation, you can be assured of total peace of mind. They will be able to answer any questions or concerns that you may have about Planning Permission and they will be the contact with your local council’s Planning office – meaning that you don’t have to worry about your Orangery Planning Permission at all.
Not only this, but your local Ultra Installer will provide a complete team – from brickies to glaziers to Orangery installers, delivering your project on time and on budget.
All of our Ultra Installers have years of experience in Orangery design, installation and Planning Permission. They will be able to help you plan the perfect new addition to your home – a living space that will transform the way that you and your family live. Plus, our network of installers has been assessed and vetted to ensure they display competency and professionalism when handling our products, so you won't have to settle for anything less when you’re choosing the right partner for your Orangery project.
We hope that this short guide to Orangery Planning Permission has eased some of your worries and answered your questions. While it may sound daunting to achieve Planning Permission for your new Orangery, the reality is that with the help of your local Ultraframe Ultra Installer and your Building Inspector, Orangery Planning Permission is not to be feared and the process will bring you one step closer to your dream Orangery extension.