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Maximise Height, Light and Space with Gable Conservatories

3rd February 2023 |


White uPVC gable conservatory with a glass roofBoasting architectural features dating back to 18th and 19th century Europe, Gable conservatories can add a sense of historical grandeur to your property. With clean, symmetrical lines and expansive panes of double-glazed glass, modern Gable conservatories combine the opulent aesthetics of a bygone era with modern conveniences such as heightened energy efficiency and better security, as well as maximise height, light and space within your internal living spaces.

So what is a Gable conservatory? And is this grand Georgian style right for your home?

What is a Gable conservatory?

Gable conservatories get their name from the roof, which is positioned upright like the end of a traditional home. The style dates back to the Georgian architectural period of which modern Gable conservatories are a contemporary version.

Also known as Gable-end conservatories as a result of the distinct shape of the roof, the style is characterised by simple detailing, large panes of glass and a somewhat imposing front elevation that extends all the way to the peak of the roof to form an impressive sun-like apex often referred to as a sun-burst effect. Often compared in style to Edwardian-era architecture, Gable conservatories combine a sloping, high-ridged roof with your choice of a square or rectangular base which maximises space, height and light for a lofty, naturally light space ideal for both summer barbecues, afternoon tea, remote working, relaxation and even a winter dinner party.

Maximising height, light and space

Much like Victorian and Edwardian styles, Gable conservatories capture the period heritage of historic Britain. It’s a style reminiscent of the opulent orangeries of bygone centuries, where the nobility would gather for tea parties and socialising. However, the style also blends well with more modern homes, including new builds. As a result, Gable conservatories are a great option if you are looking for a more traditional style which blends well with the modern architecture of your property.

The versatility of the Gable style has made them an enduring option on the market well into the 21st century. With your choice of a square or rectangular design and a symmetrical floor plan, Gable conservatories are ideal for maximising space within your home – without resorting to a costly extension. Homeowners can position their furnishings including couches, tables and plants with ease utilising the symmetrical design, without having to worry about the odd gaps and awkward spaces typical of other period conservatories. Gable conservatories are also manufactured with a vertical roof, not sloping, which can increase the sense of space and give the air of a higher ceiling.

Modern Gable conservatories also benefit from premium energy efficiency ratings and heightened security. At Majestic Designs, we engineer our range of Gable conservatories with double glazed glass, internal beading, innovative thermal break seals and other modern conveniences that ensure your home is secure and thermally efficient. This means our clients don’t have to compromise on energy efficiency and security when preserving the historical charm of a period home, nor do they have to forgo adding traditional aesthetics when renovating a new build or more modern home.

Gable conservatories at Majestic Designs

White uPVC Gable ConservatoryGable conservatories combine a sloping, high-ridged roof with either a square or rectangular base to maximise space, height and natural light. The result is a lofty, naturally lit space perfect for summer barbecues, afternoon tea, remote working, relaxation and even the odd winter dinner party with friends and family.

For more than 21 years, the team at Majestic Designs engineering bespoke conservatories in our state-of-the-art factories right here in Cheddar, in the heart of Somerset. Our experienced teams of FENSA accredited and MTC registered lead installers have a region-wide reputation for approachable, professional customer service and exceptional craftsmanship that goes above and beyond.

Our conservatories are manufactured with energy efficiency, security and historic charm in mind, and can be tailored to meet the exact specifications of your home. With a range of different conservatory styles available, including Victorian and Edwardian era styles, there’s a little something for every home at Majestic Designs.

If you have a question about our range of bespoke Gable conservatories or are ready to book your at-home consultation, please get in touch with the team at Majestic Designs today.

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