Yearly Archives: 2011

November 7th, 2011

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show Somerset (19-20th November 2011) – FEW TICKETS STILL LEFT!!!

Its less than 2 weeks untill The Home Building and Renovating Show Somerset and we still have a few free tickets available. Please contact me via email at suzanne@charlesgrosvenor.co.uk asap if you would like tickets for the show. We will be on stand 407 and for more information please visit www.homebuidlingshow.co.uk/somerset

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November 7th, 2011

Mrs Roy, Bromley

Thank you ALL. What a wonderful team of people! I am absolutely delighted with the end result and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone.

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November 3rd, 2011

Solar Panel Boom!

You can’t miss Britain’s solar energy boom! Solar panels generating electricity adorn tens of thousands of British homes, providing clean green energy. It’s easy to see why solar is so attractive: it’s simple, accessible, reliable. fits discreetly into homes and communities and has become a vital component of our decentralised local energy revolution. Charles Grosvenor Ltd…

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October 26th, 2011

What building regulations apply to a loft conversion?

Practice guidance showing how to comply with the Building Regulations is contained in ‘approved documents’ issued by the Government. As far as your build is concerned, these are a bible and legally enforceable.  The full documents can be accessed on the Government website. Approved Documents. A – Structure. B – Fire Safety. C – Site preparation…

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October 26th, 2011

Build Your Loft Conversion SAFE!

It has been reported in the Bolton News that a fire broke out at a property in the Breightmet area due to a halogen heater being used. The fire was not immediately noticed and dealt with due to the absence of any smoke detectors in the loft area which immediately raises concerens. We have approached the subject of building…

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October 19th, 2011

THANK YOU!

We would like to say a big thank you to the following companies for their generosity and support towards our upcoming fundrasing event on Friday 25th November in support of Cancer Research UK: Total Building Control Morris Mica Hardware, Redditch Lawsons Timber Merchants Broom Joinery Alcester Edwards Buildbase, Redditch Magnet Trade, Reddicth PJA Electrics, Redditch E. H Smith…

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October 18th, 2011

We have bats in our loft, how will this affect our loft conversion plans?

If you have bats currently nesting within your loft space you will need to obatin a licence in order to carry out the loft conversion. Although this will incur an additonal cost it does not mean that the loft conversion will not go ahead and will almost dictate the time of year that the work…

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October 14th, 2011

Will a loft conversion add value to my house?

A loft conversion that has full building regulations and planning approval will add value to your property. The increase of value can be between £20,000 and £100,000 and is dependent on the number of factors such as area, type of property, size of conversion, size of property prior to the conversion and the current property…

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October 14th, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Launch Fundraising for Cancer Research UK

As previously blogged, employees of Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge next year in aid of Cancer Research UK. I can confirm that we will be launching our fundraising at a charity event on Friday 25th November 2011 at Redditch United Football Club. We would like to say a big…

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October 11th, 2011

Huge Success at Grand Designs Live 2011

Thank you to all those who visited our stand at Grand Designs at the NEC over the weekend, we hope you enjoyed the show. The show was a great success and we have received lots of enquiries for quotations. This may have resulted in a slight delay in our surveyor contacting those who left us…

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