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Ensuring Highly Glazed Extension Compliance in Brighton

A glazed extensionGlass designs and attractive aesthetics of orangeries and highly glazed extensions have garnered popularity amongst homeowners in Brighton.

Brighton customers seeking doors that lead to the garden and wishing for a lantern, roof window or extensive glass usage should take into account the current building regulation L1B. These designs are occasionally called 'orangeries'.

With Tophouse Assessments, obtaining Part L approval for your heavily glazed extensions can be a breeze. We have complete confidence that the building control will approve of the extension's design, and we stand by our word by offering a complete reimbursement of our fee if they don't.* (terms & conditions apply).

Compared to conventional conservatories, orangeries and extensively glazed extensions offer the benefit of having no physical divider from the main residence while also being warmed by the in-house central heating. So call us today on 01634 799115 for free advice and to arrange a no obligation highly glazed extension quotation at your convenience. 

What Happens Next for your highly glazed extensions?

After receiving the construction plans for your orangery or highly glazed extension from your architect, we will provide you with a detailed quotation. Should you decide to go ahead with these plans, we'll create a comprehensive report and supporting documentation by calculating all the required elements. We can also suggest additional features that should be incorporated into the design.

The highly glazed extension report will be a full report of recommendations to building control from our fully qualified and experienced assessor (OCDEA) and will be sent out as a two-part PDF.

What’s In Your Report?

The highly glazed extensions and orangeries report typically contains:

  • At least two full SAP calculations
  • Cover/index
  • U-value calculations
  • Letter of recommendation to building control
  • A list of extension details
  • Key results and conclusions
  • Any other supporting documentation and calculations

100% Success Rate with highly glazed extensions and orangeries!

Our exceptional achievement in securing building regulation approvals for extensions with high levels of glazing or those intended to be used as orangeries is a source of pride. Our comprehensive approach involves providing building control with detailed reports, recommendations and calculations to ensure compliance with all relevant Part L regulations.

Based in Chatham, we work throughout Kent, London and the Home Counties, including Brighton, providing building companies and architects with the most reliable and accurate reports for highly glazed extensions and orangeries.

*Over-glazed extensions and orangeries report fee refund terms & conditions: 1.) You must plan and build your highly glazed extensions exactly in accordance with guidance contained in our report. 2.) Only applies to part compliance or objections based on Part L of the Building Regulations In England (not other parts of the UK or elsewhere). 3.) You must have settled your account with us in full.