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Bromley Porch Installation: If you are considering having a new porch or canopy fitted on the front of your home in Bromley, or simply just changing that tatty old porch which has been annoying you for many years, then its recommended to get the assistance and guidance of a quality Bromley local builder. A general builder would most likely be the best choice as there are a number of trades required for the building of a door canopy or porch irrespective of what materials you are using.

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Before beginning you need to think about the materials for and construction of the windows, the roof, the floor, the door and the walls you will also need to give some thought to electrics, furniture, decorating and various other factors depending on the size and design of the porch.

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An experienced porch builder in Bromley ought to be able to help you with the design and planning of your porch though you may want to check the net for a few innovative ideas and designs to provide you with inspiration for your project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? In many cases you should not have to get planning permission for building a porch (on any external door in your property) so long as several conditions are met: 1. Your property is a house, and not a flat, maisonette or other type of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction is not more than 3 square metres. 3. No part of the porch is within 2 metres of any highway or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No portion of the porch is more than 3 metres above ground level. Before starting construction of any porch project you should contact you local council offices to make sure that everything is ok, your preferred Bromley builder should be able to advise you on this.

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Building Regulations: You may also not need building regulations approval provided that the present exterior door is not taken out, the porch construction is under 30 square metres and is at ground level, any current disability access is preserved. You will however need to abide by guidelines relating to electrical work and windows (glazing). Again you will need to ask your builder or local Bromley council planning office for information about this.

View the latest guidelines concerning porch construction here: Porches.

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