Charles Grosvenor Blog

November 24th, 2011

Money if flying in for Cancer Research Fundraiser!

Charles Grosvenor are set to make a good dent in the fundraising target for Cancer Research UK tomorrow evening. As perviously blogged, the company’s empolyees are attempting the three peaks challenge next year in aid of the chairty and we are launching our fundraising with a charity night tomorrow night. Prize donations have come in…

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November 22nd, 2011

Do i need permision from mole valley for a loft conversion?

Assuming Mole Valley is your district council, you will need to make an application to Building Control to have your plans approved and I would strongly suggest that you apply for a Certificate Of Lawful Development from the Planning Department should your proposed works not require full planning application and be within your permitted development…

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November 22nd, 2011

Thank you for visiting us at The Home Building & Renovating Show in Somerset

A big thank you to all those who visited our stand at the home building and renovating show in somerset last weekend. We hope you enjoyed the show! The show was a great success and we recieved many enquiries for quotes and if our surveyor is yet to contact you he will do so over…

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November 10th, 2011

Fundraiser set for Friday 25th November 2011- Get your tickets now and help raise money for Cancer Research UK!

We are delighted to confirm that Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be holding a charity fundraising evening on Friday 25th November 2011 to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Venue: Redditch United Fotball Club The Valley Stadium Bromsgrove Road Redditch B97 4RN Quiz, Raffle, Disco & Other Games  7.30pm – Late (Quiz starts at 8.30pm). Quiz…

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November 7th, 2011

I have a chimney stack in the loft, does this matter?

Having a chimney stack in the loft is very common in most properties built before 1960 and this will cause no problem or additional expense while converting the loft.  If the chimney stack is not in use and no longer required it is often advisable to remove the chimney to avoid unnecessary maintenance at a…

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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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