Yearly Archives: 2011

August 31st, 2011

Will there be any storage space left in the loft after the conversion has been completed?

There is normally some of the existing loft space that remains unconverted that can be used as storage, however the area and volume is dependent on the size of the property and the size of the loft conversion.

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August 31st, 2011

Mr & Mrs Barton, Farnham

Overall really, really pleased with the loft and especially how it flows on from the rest of the house. We have recommended you to many already and are more than happy for future customers to take a look. Thanks for a great job and really completing our home!

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August 24th, 2011

Royal County of Berkshire Show 2011 – We will be there!!

Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be exhibiting at the Royal County of Berkshire Show on the 17th-18th September 2011 at stand E 307. Please go to www.newburyshowground.co.uk/show-2011 for more information on the show and to book tickets. We look forward to seeing yout here!

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August 22nd, 2011

I have large water tanks in my loft, what would happen to them?

Often the water tanks in the loft are no longer required as the existing boiler has been replaced with a combination boiler at some stage, if this is the case the tanks will be disposed of during the building works. If the water tanks are still in use they will be re-sited into the loft…

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August 18th, 2011

Big rush for Grand Designs Live tickets…..but dont worry you can still get up to £8 off the ticket price!

Due to high demand we have now used up all of our allocation of free tickets for the Grand Designs Live show at the NEC this October. However we are able to offer you a unique code which will enable you to get up to £8.00 off the face value of the ticket price. If you would like to take advantage…

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August 16th, 2011

Anything for a day off work!!

A number of Charles Grosvenor’s employees and sub-contractors have decided to raise a couple of quid for charity. So after a discussion held in our work shop it was voted that the event will be the ‘Three Peaks Challenge’ and the chosen charity will be Cancer Research UK. The date for the challenge will be friday…

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August 16th, 2011

What would happen if planning is refused?

Charles Grosvenor Ltd always ascertian if a property is in a conservation area or is a listed building as the proposed loft conversion will have to be designed with these constraints in mind, this procedure will reduce the chance of the loft conversion being refused planning permission. Should a design be refused planning permission, within…

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August 11th, 2011

We are exhibiting at Grand Design Live Birmingham – Free Tickets Available on request!

Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be exhibiting at Grand Designs Live at the NEC Birmingham on 7th -9th October 2011. Our representatives will be on stand B11 and will be available to answer any questions relating to loft conversions or purpose made staircases, please feel free to bring any plans or designs with you to talk through…

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August 10th, 2011

Build it safe or risk your own safety?

Police are warning home owners about the dangers of carrying out a DIY loft conversion on their homes following an incident where fire crews struggled to access a loft room when a fire broke out. Safety crews were reported to have had difficulty accessing the loft area due to the fact that the loft hatch…

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August 4th, 2011

Is it the end of the builders bum!

The high rise in skin cancer patients in the UK has called for a crackdown on the ‘builders bum”. The number of skin cancer patients in the UK has risen to over 2.4 million and construction workers are now on a level with asbestos related diseases. The sun newspaper reported that the researchers at the…

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