Formula One uses the market leading K2 roof system, in which Edwardian, Victorian and Lean¬to styles can be combined with valleys and box gutters to form a wide variety of designs and can be further enhanced by incorporating the following elements:
Quality is at the heart of the K2 approach working only to the highest standards in every area and actively pursuing a commitment to continuous improvement. This belief in setting the industry standard has obvious benefits to the customer.
It also ensures that our technical, design and production functions conform to all the following standards:
Available in white, coloured (ridge cap and gutter) or woodgrain laminated finish. Certain extrusions also feature co-extruded gaskets in PVC nitrile or TPE material.
Moulding in ASA or Polycarbonate reinforced ASA in a variety of colours.
Extruded in 6063 T6 aluminium alloy to BS EN 755.
COLOURS AND FINISHES
Polycarbonate Roof Cladding
Damage resistant with added co-extruded long life protection from UK weathering and safe fire performance.
Sealed double glazed units provide the traditional look and see through roof for a conservatory. It can match the walls and provide increased sound insulation. The glass should always be toughened or laminated and blinds may have to be installed to reduce glare.
24mm (4-16-4) sealed units can incorporate clear or tinted glass and are available in a range of thermally efficient, anti heat build up and easy-clean combinations e.g.
Our bases and foundations are built to the same high specifications by the same builders every time to ensure the quality is consistent and that your conservatory will stand the test of time.
We will do the following:
October 1 2008 saw planning rules for potential conservatory owners take a positive step forward.
New Government rules state that a conservatory added to your home could be considered to be permitted development – in other words planning permission is not needed in many cases.
We can assist in working out whether you require planning when we come to measure up your conservatory and for a fee we can even submit planning applications to the Local Authority on your behalf, building this in to the price of the conservatory.
Do I need planning permission?
Do I need Building Regulation approval?
To help you understand these issues we detail below some of the \\\”conditions\\\” attached to planning permission and building regulations. (These apply to England/Wales only) Scottish, Northern Ireland, Eire and North American regulations are quite different – You should in all instances take local advice. For information on the rules for Scotland click here.
In England and Wales you will not usually require planning permission, provided you do not exceed the permitted development limit for your property (which is 50-70 cubic metres, depending on where you live). Notable exceptions to the above are listed buildings and conservation areas. Please note that if your property has been extended in the past – you will have used up some or perhaps all of your \\\”permitted development\\\” area and may need permission. Its also worth noting that occasionally \\\”permitted development\\\” rights may be withdrawn from a property and any extension however small needs planning. If in doubt check.
Generally speaking conservatories/sunrooms on residential property are exempted under Building Regulations.
Below are some of the Exemption Criteria – under the Building Regulations 1991 (as amended). These criteria must be met for a conservatory extension to be classified as exempt: