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Ensuring Highly Glazed Extension Compliance in Brighton

A glazed extensionOrangeries and highly glazed extensions are fast becoming a popular choice amongst Brighton homeowners, thanks to their stylish glass designs and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

However, if your Brighton client wants folding doors that open into the garden, a lantern, roof window or lots of glass, you will need to provide compliance to current building regulations L1B. These are sometimes referred to as 'orangeries'.

At Tophouse Assessments, we specialise in achieving building regulations Part L approval with minimum fuss and often with no change required to the design of the highly glazed extensions. We're so confident that the final design proposal will be completely acceptable to building control that we'll offer a full refund of our fee in the unlikely event that it isn't* (terms & conditions apply).

Orangeries and highly glazed extensions are a little different to a normal conservatory; in that there is no separation between the extension and the main dwelling. They are also normally heated using the main central heating system in the property. 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?

When you or your architect sends us the proposed construction plans for the new orangery or highly glazed extension, we will send you a detailed quotation. If you decide to go ahead with the plans, we will do all the necessary calculations and provide you with a full report and supporting documentation. We will also give you a list of details to be incorporated into the plans. 

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:

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

100% Success Rate with highly glazed extensions and orangeries!

When it comes to achieving highly glazed extension or orangery application approval through Building Regulations, we have a 100% success rate. Supplying a comprehensive report with a letter of recommendation to building control, along with supporting calculations, we make sure that any orangeries or extensions comply with all relevant Part L building 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.

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