Porch Extensions Gravesend

Gravesend Porch and Canopy Construction

Gravesend Porch Extensions (DA11): When you are thinking about ways to enhance the look of your house in Gravesend, but don't want to spend a fortune, a porch extension is something you may want to consider. Of all the possible home extensions, building a porch is one of the simplest and most economical. Apart from sprucing up the doorway to your home, a porch has the added benefit of preventing heat loss.

Prices for Porch Extensions in Gravesend

If you need some assistance with the planning and design of your proposed porch, a specialist builder in Gravesend should be able to help. You can also get a wealth of inspiration and information for porches online.

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The materials to be used for the windows, the floor, the walls, the roof, the ceiling and the door need to be considered before going ahead with your porch construction.

It would be as well to also think about furniture, electrics, decoration, storage possibilities and internal design.

Do Porches Require Planning Permission? When you are building a porch onto the front entrance of your home in Gravesend, you should not need planning permission if: your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other type of building, the construction does not exceed a ground area of 3m2, no portion of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level, no component of the porch construction is within 2 metres of any highway or 2 metres from the property boundary on which it is being built.

It is always advisable to have a chat with your local planning office before pressing ahead with your porch. Your chosen Gravesend porch builder will likely include this liason with the planning office in his quotation. You should always be sure when it comes to planning permission.

Gravesend Porch Building (DA11)

Building Regulations: Most homeowners might not realise that building regulations approval is completely different to planning permission. Building regulations approval should not be needed if the porch area is under 30 square metres and at ground level, all disability access is maintained and the exterior door is not taken out. Approval is invariably needed for electrical installations and certain windows.

The Benefits of a Porch Extension: You might be wondering what benefits can be gained by putting in a porch, these include: providing somewhere to stand damp umbrellas, hang coats and leave muddy shoes, lowering heat loss through your front door, giving character to a previously plain doorway, offering a place to leave a bicycle, more security, give you a bit of extra storage space, enhancing the property's appeal to buyers when you need to sell and increasing the overall value of your property.

Porch extensions can be done in Gravesend and also nearby in: Bean, Northfleet Green, Stone, Singlewell, Northfleet, Greenhithe, Denton, Milton, Ebbsfleet, Chalk, Strood, Hook Green, Southfleet, Cobham, Istead Rise, Longfield, Higham, Shorne, Swanscombe, and in these postcodes DA11 0PL, DA11 0AQ, DA11 0BH, DA11 0DL, DA11 0QP, DA11 0BW, DA11 0AP, DA11 0AD, DA11 0QF, DA11 0QJ. Locally based Gravesend porch installers will most likely have the phone code 01474 and the postcode DA11.

For the latest regulations on porches look here: Porches.

Overdoor/Porch Canopies Gravesend

If you intend to cover the main doorway to your home in Gravesend, but do not want to build a totally enclosed porch, a porch or overdoor canopy would probably be the most effective solution. You'll be able to both shelter your front door from the worst that the Gravesend weather can throw at it, and put in place a smart entrance which will improve the look of your property, by installing an overdoor porch canopy. Available in a wide variety of styles and shapes, porch canopies can be made to suit the basic design features of virtually any property in Gravesend. Among the most frequently seen door canopy styles are the hipped door canopy, the A-frame porch canopy, the single-pitch canopy and the flat roof door canopy.

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Around Gravesend

Over the last few months, property owners in these Gravesend streets have enquired about porch extensions: Berkley Road, Chiffinch Gardens, St Dunstans Drive, Coldharbour Road, St Marks Avenue, Burch Road, Cobham Street, Bankside, Shepherd Street, Cervia Way, Chaucer Road, The Hedgerows, Stacey Close, Copthall Road, Dorchester Road, Sheppy Place, Brenchley Avenue, Barrack Row, The Hollies, Denton Street, Copperfield Close, Augustine Road, Burdett Avenue, Cob Drive, Canterbury Road, Crayburne, Batts Road, Churchill Road, Arcadia Road, Dobson Road, and also in these nearby postcodes DA11 0PL, DA11 0AQ, DA11 0BH, DA11 0DL, DA11 0QP, DA11 0BW, DA11 0AP, DA11 0AD, DA11 0QF, DA11 0QJ.

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Porch specialists in DA11 area, (dialling code 01474).

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