Hotel Orangery

Orangeries for hotels and restaurants

Orangeries and conservatories provide an unparalleled space for the discerning guests of hotels and restaurants to enjoy. Combining functionality with impeccable design, a glazed extension acts as the perfect addition to existing amenities. Designing and installing an orangery or conservatory in a commercial setting requires a little more consideration than residential projects. Here we discuss the main factors that need …

Autumn Interior Design

Autumn interior decor for orangeries

From the leaves falling and changing colour, to native wildlife preparing for colder months, it’s the season of harvest, pumpkins and bonfires. An orangery, with such an abundance of glazing, provides the ideal space to relax and enjoy the changing of the seasons. An orangery, or a conservatory for that matter, can be purposed in a variety of ways, and …

Health benefits of indoor-outdoor living

A bespoke orangery is the perfect way to link the inside of your home with the outdoor environment. The abundance of glazing creates a bright and airy space that can be utilised for various purposes. Not only are these structures ideal for practical uses, but they are also beneficial for both your physical and mental health. Nature and your health …

Orangery Use Ideas

Orangery Ideas – How To Use Your New Glazed Extension

While glazed extensions such as orangeries are commonly used as kitchen or living areas, they offer many possibilities for alternative purposes. In this blog post, we’ll explore nine unique glazed extension ideas to inspire your home renovation. Home office Transform your glazed extension into a home office to provide a refreshing change of scenery that helps you feel like you’re …

Orangery Design Inspiration

Orangery ideas to inspire you

Orangeries were once a sign of wealth and prestige, built to house citrus plants throughout the harsh winter months. In the modern day, an orangery is a popular choice of glazed extension for many homeowners, but curating the right design for your property’s style and your lifestyle can prove a challenge. We’ve compiled a list of 10 incredible orangeries from …

Listed Building Glazed Extension

Glazed extensions for listed properties

Owning a listed property can be both a privilege and a responsibility. These buildings are recognised as having significant historical, architectural or cultural value, and therefore often have limits on the type of modifications and repairs that can be made. Choosing to add a glazed extension, such as an orangery or conservatory, onto your property will not only add space …

Cold Conservatory

A cold conservatory is a thing of the past

Brrr… we’re back to colder weather conditions. Glazed extensions are often believed to be unsuitable when the mercury drops: stereotypically too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter. However, due to years of technological advancements, these concerns are a thing of the past for bespoke conservatory and orangery owners as there are a variety of methods available …

Conservatory Planning Permission

Does a conservatory need planning permission?

Before getting carried away designing your dream extension, the most pragmatic first step is to assess whether you require planning permission. Admittedly, planning permission isn’t the most exciting part of designing an orangery or conservatory, but arguably it is the most important. This is especially true for properties in Conservation Areas or listed properties. Thankfully, at Hampton Conservatories our expert …