Charles Grosvenor Blog

March 7th, 2012

Home Building & Renovating Show NEC 29th March -1st April 2012

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is the UK’s biggest, dedicated self-build & renovation event, packed to the rafters with free expert advice, countless inspirational ideas and thousands of cutting edge and essential products – all to help you make the most of your home, your budget and your plans. Charles Grosvenor will be one…

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March 7th, 2012

Is the work and all trades men on site supervised throughout the loft conversion?

Should you decide to go ahead with a Charles Grosvenor loft conversion, the loft conversion team would always have a foreman in charge of the day to day works. You would always be appointed a project manager who would inspect the works on a weekly basis and update you accordingly. These weekly inspections are in…

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February 28th, 2012

Do you need funding for your loft conversion?

If you’re planning on making home improvement changes this year, whether it be a loft conversion, extension or a complete refurbishment then you may need to find a way of funding the project. For this there are a number of options such as a re-mortgage or short term loan. For more advice we would recommend…

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February 22nd, 2012

You can now find us on Rated

Charles Grosvenor Ltd are now registered with Rated which is a website where you can find local recommended tradesmen who’ve been approved by others. All you need to do is post a job (for free), get a quote and pick the most reliable tradesman with the best reviews! You can see our full profile on their…

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February 20th, 2012

I live in a Semi-detached house, are there any neighbourly considerations that I need to be aware of if I want to have a loft conversion?

Apart from the obvious ones like the additional contractors vehicles, scaffolding being erected and noise from hammering and sawing etc.  A home owner must comply with the Party Wall Act 1996, and obtain the adjoining owner’s permission to use the shared party wall.  If the adjoining owner does not give their consent to use the…

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February 16th, 2012

FREE TICKETS still available for the Home Building & Renovating Show Birmingham NEC 29th March – 1st April 2012

We have a few more complimentary tickets available for this exhibition, please contact suzanne via email at if you would like to take advantage of this offer.

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February 9th, 2012

More snow is on its way!

Most of Britain are today bracing themselves for upto 4 inches of snow over the next 24 hours and the Met Office has issued a  level-three severe cold weather alert lasting until Saturday and has warned of icy roads across much of the UK. The snow is known for causng disruption among the construction & building…

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February 1st, 2012

Mr & Mrs Mosley, Solihull

The service was brilliant and nothing was too much trouble, there was hardly any intrusion into the house until the stairs were put in and there was a lot less mess than we had expected. The ‘Loft Team’ of Bob & Bob, who were the main guys on site, answered every question and got the answer.…

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January 31st, 2012

Dont forget your complimentary tickets for the Home Building & Renovating Show NEC Birmingham 29th March – 1st April 2012

We still have a limited amount of tickets for this years show at the NEC Birmingham, where we will be exhibiting on stand J155. For your free tickets please email This is a great opportunity to meet our team and discuss any future projects you may be considering. If you already have some plans drawn…

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January 23rd, 2012

A loft conversion can add upto £20,000 to the value of your home.

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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