Nestled on the edge of the beautiful Chiltern Hills, the historic market town of Chesham is home to a wide range of properties. As local home improvement experts, we’re well aware that Chesham homeowners typically seek contemporary home improvements designed to complement and preserve the special architectural interest of the area.

So, if you’re one of many homeowners out there planning a new conservatory installation or a rejuvenating conservatory roof replacement, let us help you make the crucial decision of the best type of conservatory roof suited to your Chesham home.

Is it worth putting a solid roof on a conservatory?

Yes, they are worth their weight in gold!

Oak effect Edwardian conservatory with a tiled Supalite roof

  • What are the benefits of a solid roof for a new conservatory?

– Doesn’t usually require planning permission (unless the property is a listed building or located in a conservation area)

– Best return on investment

– Essential extra living space

– Immediate privacy

– Gives the impression of a full extension without the hassle

– Allows you to regulate the temperature with ease, come rain or shine

– Will pay for itself in the long run, adding more value than a glass conservatory roof

– Instant protection for people, furniture, and belongings against harmful UV rays

– Low maintenance from the outset, highlighting less dirt than a glass roof.

Lean to conservatory with a replacement tiled roof

  • What are the benefits of a solid conservatory roof replacement?

– Doesn’t usually require planning permission (unless limits apply, as above)

– Gets the most from the space, eliminating the age-old issues of being too hot to use in summer and too cold in winter

– Eliminates the annoying pitter-patter of raindrops on old polycarbonate or glazed roofing

– Seamlessly blending with the rest of the property, a solid roof replacement creates more of a permanent feel (especially with an internal plastered ceiling, integrated spotlights and speakers)

– Reduces the strain on your heating system

– Can save money on energy bills, compared to standard glass or polycarbonate

– Enhanced privacy levels

– Adds extra value & kerb appeal

– More affordable than a new conservatory

– Better protection against the weather.

Grey Edwardian Supalite roof

With regards to specific property styles in Chesham, what type of conservatory roof is most suited to your home?…

Grade II Listed Georgian homes in Chesham

  • Edwardian style conservatory roof

Classic and symmetrical, this pitched conservatory roof style typically features 3 sections that slope upwards.

It’s important to note that conservatories for Grade II listed properties will require planning permission to make any modifications and must be in keeping with the traditional appearance of the building to fully comply.

Period cottages in Chesham

  • Lean-to conservatory roof

Simple and adaptable, lean-to roofs slope against the longest wall of the property; perfect for period cottages and bungalows with low eaves.

Learn more about conservatory planning permissions

Semi-detached houses in Chesham

  • Victorian conservatory roof

Ornate, spacious, and suited to a variety of homes, Victorian roofs are steeply pitched and finished with Gothic-style finials and crestings.

Detached houses in Chesham

  • P-shaped or bespoke

P-shaped conservatories combine the simple lean-to with the curvaceous Victorian conservatory style, making it ideal for larger detached homes in Chesham. Or, if your project requires something more unique, we can create a bespoke variant to accommodate your needs.

P-shaped conservatory with tiled roof

High-performance conservatory roof replacement in Chesham & Buckinghamshire

From glorious games rooms to fun family rooms and sensational sunrooms to minimalist home offices, the possibilities are truly endless with a Premier Windows conservatory installation or refurbishment.

Visit the Premier Windows showroom, get a free quote, contact us online, or call free on 0800 854 35 to find out more.

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