Porch Builders Gillingham

Gillingham Porch Installation: If you're wondering about having a new porch built on the front of your property in Gillingham, or maybe just updating that shabby old porch that has been irritating you for years, then you will most likely need to get the guidance and help of a decent Gillingham builder. A general builder would likely be the better choice seeing as there are numerous different trades required for the installation of a porch or door canopy irrespective of what materials you are using.

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Prior to starting you should consider the materials for and construction of the door, the roof, the walls, the floor and the windows you will also have to give some thought to decorating, electrics, furniture and numerous other points dependant upon the design and size of your porch.

Porch Builders Gillingham

An experienced builder in Gillingham should be able to assist you with the planning and design of your porch though you might want to scour the net for some imaginative designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your project.

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Porch? Generally speaking you should not need planning permission for building a porch (on an external door in your house) providing that certain conditions are met: 1. Your property is a house, not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 2. The external ground floor area isn't over 3 square metres. 3. No part of the porch construction is within 2m of any highway or 2 metres from the boundary of the property on which it is being built. 4. No part of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level. Before going ahead with any porch project you should speak to you local council to make certain that everything is within regulations, your selected Gillingham porch builder should be able to advise you about this.

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Building Regulations: You might also not require building regulations approval providing that the existing external door stays in place, the porch construction is below 30m2 and is at ground level, any current disability access is preserved. You will however need to satisfy guidelines relating to glazing and electrical installations. Once again you should ask your building contractor or local Gillingham council for guidance about building regulations.

Check the latest rules and regulations in relation to porches here: Porches.

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