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Well I never!

This blog-post shows the work that goes into even a small lean-to conservatory. We think that the result here on the Berkshire Downs looks fabulous.

Let’s begin with some shovel work. If there’s one thing that’s better than actually doing shovel work, it’s writing about someone else doing shovel work.


Err … Houston … we have a problem.


Extra ground work was required to cap over the remains of this historic well. Thanks to project manager Simon, this complication added just one day to the build.


This conservatory has blockwork walls, which we shall render later. The picture above shows the outer skin of blockwork, with the damp-proof course in-situ.


Lee constructs new steps up to the conservatory.


Happy workers; hard at it. That’s what I like to see.


Once the foundations, the floor screed and the new walls have dried, our construction team arrives on site. It doesn’t take long for them to fit the new frames.


A good sense of balance is an important attribute for our fitters.


It’s not yet lunchtime on construction day 2, and already the glazing has been installed.


A few days later and the rendering is completed. In this case, our customer has opted to do the internal plasterwork and flooring themself, so all that remains is for our electrician to install a wall light and a power socket.

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If you are interested in having a new conservatory or extension added to your home, do give us a call on 01865 788333. You can also visit us at our Chilton show site, where examples of various conservatory styles can be seen.

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