Yearly Archives: 2011

August 2nd, 2011

Charles Grosvenor hopes to welcome a simpler planning system!

A new government policy document has been proposed saying that councils should approve all building projects unless there is a strong reason to refuse them. This will spark the biggest change in planning law for more than 50 years and will dramatically simplify the planning system by cutting 1000 pages of policy to just 52.…

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July 28th, 2011

How much does a loft conversion cost?

The cost of a loft conversion varies greatly from project to project depending on size, design and specification. We offer a free feesability survey and fixed price quotation to avoid any unforeseen additional expenses that could be incured. Please see the ‘Contact’ page on this website if you require a free survey.

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July 28th, 2011

Mr & Mrs Koch, Upper Tadmarton, Oxfordshire

“The whole team on our loft conversion worked so hard and efficiently, well done and thank you all! We would not hesitate to recommend you all to anyone wishing to have similar work done”.

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July 28th, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Ltd Joins The World of Social Networking!

With over 500 million active users on facebook and twitter alone and with over 250,000 new users everyday social networking has become a virtual world unto itself. Therefore we have decided to take the leap and you can now follow us on facebook and twitter and find information about all our latest offers and discounts, please follow…

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July 28th, 2011

The Future’s Bright…….Well A Bit Brighter Anyway!

As we have just finished our financial year end 2010-2011 we can see our sales have increased by just over £400,000, hopefully this may indicate the end to the recession. Our sales figures have remained consistent during 07-08, 08-09 and 09-10 within £50,000, this can be the cost of just 1 loft conversion. Although this increase…

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July 26th, 2011

Closed Shop!

Last week we were given the sad news that The Loft Shop has ceased trading. This news came as a shock and a financial kick up the backside as Charles Grosvenor has supplied The Loft Shop with made to measure staircases on and off for over the past 20 years. However ‘no point crying over…

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July 25th, 2011

A Picture Paints A Thousand Words!

We would like to express our thanks to Tony Charnock, the photographer that has taken all of the photographs  contained within this website. In fact he has captured such a good portfolio of images of our loft conversions and staircases, that other rival companies have uploaded and copied them directly onto their own websites to pass off…

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July 20th, 2011

The Federation of Small Businesses push for 5% VAT in construction!

It is very encouraging to that The Federation of Small Businesses is pushing George Osbourne to reduce VAT for building firms and companies. It was reported in the sun that: ” The Federation of Small Businesses made the call last night warning the Chancellor his current growth drive “is just not working”. The FSB wants…

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July 20th, 2011

Showroom & Marketing Suite Now Open!

We have recently completed a loft conversion at our head office and have now become the first loft conversion company to have a showroom and marketing suite where prospective clients can view options for storage, lighting, en-suite bath/shower room designs and all of our innovative ideas for maximising the speace availbale. Our showroom will be open…

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July 18th, 2011

How long will the conversion take?

Most loft conversions to terraced and semi-detached properties can be fully completed to a finish ready for decorating within 6 weeks. Please see the ‘The Build’ page on this website for further information.

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