While many of the projects I work on are large and involve considerable re-configuration of the properties involved, I welcome smaller projects just as much. This porch extension to a house in Westbury, Bristol, was designed to replace an existing UPVC glazed porch.
The new porch extension houses a WC, as well as the entrance area to the house.
The entrance area is lit from above with a rooflight, and also via a long feature window in the front elevation.
In addition to the new porch, the front garden has been re-modelled to allow easier parking and access to the house. The previous porch, constructed of UPVC glazing, became very hot in warm weather, and was out of keeping with the property. The newly designed porch is gable ended, to echo the house design, and with materials matching, looks much more suitable. Constructed to meet modern insulation requirements, the problems of heat loss and gain have been eliminated.
As the porch was larger than the permitted development limit of 3 sq m, ACHD sought planning and building control consent for the work.
If you have a project, of any size, and would like some help designing it, please get in touch!