Charles Grosvenor Blog

May 15th, 2013

Did You Know We Are A FMB Member?

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UKs largest trade association in the building industry. They protect the interest of small and medium sized building firms. Every FMB member is vetted, has to agree to follow the Code of Practice and can offer a warrenty on their work. FMB verifies that their members have no…

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April 30th, 2013

A Loft Conversion Can Add up to £20,000 to the Value of Your House!

According to the Gaurdian Newspaper their surveys show that a loft conversion can add up to £20,000 to the value of your home. More than a third of valuers (35%) said that while painting and decorating makes a home more appealing to prospective buyers, it adds little or no actual value and, according to Halifax, homeowners…

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April 26th, 2013

Transform Your Old Staircase

Has your staircase seen better days? Then why not let Charles Grosvenor transform it into something more modern and stylish! Below are some examples of staircases we have transformed. Before: After: Before: After: If you are interested in transforming your staircase, call Allan Rae at the office on 01527 543 668

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April 23rd, 2013

Charles Grosvenor Staircases Due For Expansion

Our opulent staircases are fast becoming more and more popular with upscale properties. Our customers with costly homes are favouriting our oak staircases with glass balustrades, as it gives their home an upper class look. If you are interested in our exclusive staircase sector, do not hesitate to contact our highly trained staircase designer. Or if…

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April 18th, 2013

What If Your Planning Permission 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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April 9th, 2013

Fire Regulations – A Means of Escape

Fire regulations state that all walls and doors in your house and loft conversion, should be able to resist fire for 30 minutes. The reason for this, is that there should be a fire protected path from your conversion to the outside. Which they call a ‘Means of escape’ Old regulations used to allow a…

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April 3rd, 2013

We Sell Stair Parts on Ebay

Charles Grosvenor has its own ebay page selling parts for your staircase! On our page we are selling Fusion Alternative Contemporary Stair parts, complete staircase packs, contemporary handrail, baserail and spindle kits, Refurbishment packs and balustrades packs. Visit us here:  If you have any questions about any of the items we have for sale,…

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March 26th, 2013

Thank You For Coming Along!

Thank you to everyone that came to see us at the Home Building and Renovating Show over the weekend. We had a great weekend, and it was extremely successful! Everyone that came to see us, interested in a quotation, we will be contacting you shortly. Due to the number of enquiries we have received, it…

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March 15th, 2013

FREE tickets to the Home Building and Renovating Show still available!

We still have a bunch of FREE tickets to give away! If you’re interested in a Loft, stair or window quotation, call us on 01527 543 668 and we’ll send out your free tickets. Be quick! The show is less than a week away! 🙂

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March 13th, 2013

All Your Questions Answered

  We are sure that you have many questions that you would like answered about loft extensions.  We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions to help answer some of the most common questions you may have. Loft Extensions How much height do I need in my loft for it to be…

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