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Winchester Porch Installation: For anyone who is considering having a new porch or canopy fitted on the front of your home in Winchester, or simply even restoring that ramshackle old porch that has been annoying you for some time, then you'll most likely need to obtain the advice and assistance of a reliable Winchester builder. A general builder would definitely be the first choice with there being a number of trades required for the building of a porch or door canopy no matter what materials you're using.

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Prior to beginning you need to go through the materials for and construction of the windows, the floor, the door, the roof and the walls you will additionally need to give some thought to electrics, furniture, decorating along with other factors dependant upon the design and size of your porch.

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A specialist builder in Winchester ought to be able to assist you with the planning and design of your project however, you may want to scour the web for a few creative designs and ideas to provide inspiration for your project.

Do I Require Planning Permission for a Porch? In many instances you shouldn't require planning permission for constructing a porch (on any external door in your house) so long as certain conditions are met: 1. Your residence is a house, and not a maisonette, flat or other form of building. 2. The exterior ground floor area of the construction isn't over 3 square metres. 3. No portion of the porch construction is within 2m of any road or 2m from the property boundary on which it is being built. 4. No component of the porch construction is more than 3m above ground level. Before pushing ahead with any porch project it is wise to get in touch with you local council planning office to check that everything is within the guidelines, your Winchester 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 present exterior door is not taken out, the porch area is below 30m2 and is at ground level, any current disability access is retained. However you will need to conform to guidelines pertaining to electrical work and windows (glazing). Again you should ask your building contractor or local Winchester council planning office for guidance about building regulations.

Check the latest regulations and rules in regard to porch construction here: Porches.

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