Charles Grosvenor Blog

October 19th, 2011

THANK YOU!

We would like to say a big thank you to the following companies for their generosity and support towards our upcoming fundrasing event on Friday 25th November in support of Cancer Research UK: Total Building Control Morris Mica Hardware, Redditch Lawsons Timber Merchants Broom Joinery Alcester Edwards Buildbase, Redditch Magnet Trade, Reddicth PJA Electrics, Redditch E. H Smith…

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October 18th, 2011

We have bats in our loft, how will this affect our loft conversion plans?

If you have bats currently nesting within your loft space you will need to obatin a licence in order to carry out the loft conversion. Although this will incur an additonal cost it does not mean that the loft conversion will not go ahead and will almost dictate the time of year that the work…

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October 14th, 2011

Will a loft conversion add value to my house?

A loft conversion that has full building regulations and planning approval will add value to your property. The increase of value can be between £20,000 and £100,000 and is dependent on the number of factors such as area, type of property, size of conversion, size of property prior to the conversion and the current property…

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October 14th, 2011

Charles Grosvenor Launch Fundraising for Cancer Research UK

As previously blogged, employees of Charles Grosvenor Ltd will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge next year in aid of Cancer Research UK. I can confirm that we will be launching our fundraising at a charity event on Friday 25th November 2011 at Redditch United Football Club. We would like to say a big…

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October 11th, 2011

Huge Success at Grand Designs Live 2011

Thank you to all those who visited our stand at Grand Designs at the NEC over the weekend, we hope you enjoyed the show. The show was a great success and we have received lots of enquiries for quotations. This may have resulted in a slight delay in our surveyor contacting those who left us…

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October 4th, 2011

Home Loans Hit Highest Level for Almost 2 Years!

Mortgage lending appears to be on the up as new home loans hit their highest level for almost two years. Bank and Building Societies agreed more than 52,410 mortgages last month which is a 6% increase from a year ago, experts say this is down to ‘growng momentum’ in the housing market as borrowing rates…

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October 4th, 2011

Bespoke Lofts – Based in Essex

According to the Oxford Dictionary the word ‘Bespoke’ means ‘made to the customers specification’.  The specification Marc Loppas furnished his web designer with, must have been ‘upload photographs from competitors websites and give misleading information’. Earlier in the year I made Mr Loppas aware of the photographs contained within his website that were the property of…

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September 30th, 2011

We will be on stand B11 at The Grand Designs Show, NEC 2011

Don’t forget to visit our stand B11 at the Grand Designs Show Live at the NEC Birmingham 7-9th October 2011. Money off codes are still available to allow you to save £8 on the value of your tickets, please email suzanne@charlesgrosvenor.co.uk for your unique code. Appointments with our surveyor at the show are also still…

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September 27th, 2011

Appointments Available for Grand Designs Live NEC 7-9th October 2011 – BOOK NOW!

Grand Designs Live has always been a busy exhibition for Charles Grosvenor and this year we would like to offer appointment slots for anyone interested in meeting with our surveyors at the show. The appointments will give you a guaranteed time to meet with our team to discuss any future work and answer any questions…

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September 22nd, 2011

Free Tickets for the Home Building and Renovating Show Somerset 19th -20th November 2011 Available now!

We will be exhibiting at The Home Building & Renovating Show in Somerset, held at the Bath & West Showground on 19th-20th November 2011. We have free complimentary tickets available for those wishing to visit to the show, if you would like some tickets then please contact me by email at suzanne@charlesgrosvenor.co.uk. Tickets are limited…

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