What type of conservatory to choose?

No matter what design or style of Conservatory or Orangery you prefer, whether it’s a free standing structure or a way to extend your current home there is going to be a design to suit you.

contemporary conservatoryUsed as a study, work room, play room or just simply somewhere to relax, its sensible to have your new Conservatory designed, built & installed by qualified & trusted professionals who will project manage your room from beginning to end, most often including all the help & advice you may need regarding planning & regulations.

In terms of the look that you want to achieve, it would probably be fair to say that you could categorise conservatory designs & styles into 4 easily distinguishable groups.

Edwardian Conservatory:

With a rectangular or square floor plan, Edwardian designs can sometimes be more practical than Victorian, and with vaulted & gable roof lines they can feel more spacious.

Lean-to Conservatory:

A very simple design with flat plane sides and a single plane sloping roof and rectangular floor plan, commonly used as an ‘entry level’ conservatory.

Bespoke Conservatories:

As a ‘catch-all’ category for variations is style, you might find designs such as P-shaped, L-shaped & T-shaped conservatories here, as they will generally be variations of one of the above styles.

Victorian Conservatory:

This style is very reminiscent of a traditional sunroom, with ornate roof lines and usually 5 or 6 faceted sides in the shape of a pentagon or hexagon, used often for p-shaped variations.


  • Tempered safety glass.
  • Energy Efficient double glazed units
  • Poly-carbonate roofing
  • Wide Range of colours & wood-grain finishes
  • Multi-point locking for doors & windows
  • Single or double hipped roofs. (more headroom
  • Steel base
  • Concrete base
  • Brickwork / dwarf walls / in-fill uPVC panels
  • Tinting or filming for glass
  • French, bi-fold, sliding & Tilting Doors
  • Roof vents
Modern Conservatory Designs and Styles