When you are looking to invest a substantial amount into enlarging your home with a conservatory, it is firstly worth considering some of the most popular design styles and features.

So to make things simple, we have created a guide to the most popular styles of conservatories in England.

Victorian Conservatories

Victorian conservatories are one of the most popular styles of conservatory in England, and the Victorian style compliments most types of property. Victorian conservatories traditionally have three or five facets to their front elevation plus ornate detailing along the ridge of the apex roof, although the size of detailing can be varied depending on your taste.


Edwardian Conservatories

Edwardian conservatories are similar in style to the Victorian and also feature an apex roof. However, the main difference between the two, is that Edwardian conservatories are square or rectangular on plan, so they have a flat front (compared to the Victorian curved angled front).


Gable Conservatories

The Gable (or Gable-End) conservatory style feature a square floor plan but with a vertical front roof. This combination provides a gable conservatory with a feeling of extra space and presence, helping them to work better with older larger properties.


Lean-To or Sun Rooms

Lean-To conservatories or Sun Rooms have a square or rectangular plan - like the Edwardian - but feature a sloped roof attached to one of the walls of the house. Because of their modern, functional appearance they are suitable for a wide range of modern properties, particularly bungalows and other low-pitched houses.


P-Shaped Conservatories

P shaped conservatories are so called because they have a P shaped plan with an apex roof. P shaped conservatories are often called Combination conservatories because they allow you to combine two different styles of conservatory, such as an Edwardian and a Lean To. It is also possible to adapt an existing style into different basic layouts, including a T-shape or a B-shape.


Lantern Conservatories

Lantern Conservatories are generally larger in size, and are particularly popular on period style properties. Lantern conservatories are characterised by having a second layer of vertical windows extending from the roof, giving an extra height and presence to the conservatory.


Custom Conservatories

Supreme Installations are one of the foremost conservatory and orangery companies in Essex when it comes to designing and building custom conservatories. We will work with you to design and build your dream conservatory. Whether you want to incorporate elements from different conservatory styles, customise your double glazing (including both windows and doors), or to create a truly unique conservatory to fit the dimensions of your site, our expert design team will be happy to help.

For more information call our conservatory experts now on 0800 318533 - on a free, no-obligation basis.

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Supreme Installations (S.E.) Ltd

Unit 1 New Farm

The Street

Stow Maries



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