The most asked questions about orangeries

A bespoke orangery is a serious investment for any homeowner and so it’s not surprising that anyone who is currently planning a glazed extension has a number of pressing concerns. Here we look to answer the most commonly-asked questions about orangery extensions that our designers receive time and time again. 1. What is an orangery? Elegant in its proportions, orangeries …

How to plan the perfect lighting for a conservatory

Due to the vast amount of glazing involved in the structure, designing the perfect lighting scheme for a conservatory is crucial. Throughout the summer the room will be a bright and light space, weather permitting, however, getting the lighting right makes it a space that can be used at any time of day, all year round. Conservatories are the sweet …

Five key considerations when designing a kitchen extension

As conservatory and orangery experts, we’re often asked to design a room that can accommodate a kitchen. Here we address some of the key issues that property owners should consider when adding a new orangery or conservatory for this purpose. Creating a space for the whole family When designing any room in the home, it’s important to think about the …

Christmas decorations for conservatories

The extra space and light afforded by an orangery, conservatory or glazed extension really comes into its own when entertaining family and friends over the Christmas period. However, all the glazing can make decorating the room for the festive season a little trickier than other areas of the home. Here are some of our favourite Christmas decoration ideas for conservatories …

A detailed look into timber orangeries

In the 17th to the 19th centuries orangeries were symbols of prestige and wealth. Fine structures with a distinguished classical architectural form that stood in the grounds of fashionable and period residences that would have been used for over wintering citrus trees. Today, the definition of a timber orangery is now also used to describe a glazed building which by its …

Hampton Windows Awarded LPS1175

In today’s world your home security is something you definitely don’t want to overlook. With burglary and home invasions on the increase in many parts of the UK, you can never be too safe when it comes to choosing new Bespoke Timber Security windows. So, it is welcome news that a specialist wooden window manufacturer has designed a range of …

Amazing wooden conservatories for all types of London home

As a city of almost nine million people, it’s no wonder that London is full of a rich and diverse range of housing designs. From beautiful several-storey town houses steeped in history to garden apartments with a modern twist, the many varieties on offer are revealed with just a short walk down any London street. There’s also a wide range …

Hamptons Raise £280 on Xmas Jumper Day for local charity

THANKS TO ALL OUR STAFF FOR DONATING AND WEARING THEIR XMAS JUMPERS TODAY TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE LOCAL MACMILLAN SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM AT ANTRIM AREA HOSPITAL. WE RAISED £140 FROM DONATIONS FROM STAFF AND THAT WAS MATCHED BY MD MERVYN MONTGOMERY, MAKING THE TOTAL DONATION TO MACMILLIAN £280. The winner of the Xmas Jumper Competition was Aaron Parke …