Kitchen Conservatories – Example Project
Here we feature recent examples of kitchen projects. As you will see, building a new kitchen can take on a whole new dimension if you decide to build a conservatory for it!
Our first example project – which is courtesy of David Lawrence at Extensions in Glass – is perhaps not your typical kitchen re-vamp. In this example David and his team have built a very large Kitchen Conservatory in what was arguably one of the most difficult sites in London.
In this project the client wished to enclose a walled courtyard. With space and land being at such a premium in London this was an excellent way to add space and light to the home.
A FEW KEY POINTS
1. To enclose the existing walls required impervious engineering bricks in order to contain any damp that may have spread across the wall.
2. The inner walls where constructed in both concrete and breeze blocks.
3. Because of the close proximity of large trees it was necessary in places to make the foundation depth 2400mm (8ft). All foundations where inspected by Building Control Officer in order to ensure building regulation standards where adhered to. Read the rest of this entry »