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Author: Mollie Powles

Do orangeries and garden rooms need foundations?
27 Sep

Do orangeries and garden rooms need foundations?

Just like any other building or structure, orangeries and garden rooms need foundations to keep them supported and distribute their weight evenly. There are a few types of foundations that...

Elegant style and dramatic florals – we reveal our newly decorated office
26 Sep

Elegant style and dramatic florals – we reveal our newly decorated office

If there is any time for an interior makeover, it's Autumn. We decided to embrace the changing season with a brand new look for our head office in Essex…

How glazed rooms have changed over the last 30 years
19 Sep

How glazed rooms have changed over the last 30 years

We explore how garden room designs have developed and improved over the years, resulting in the exceptionally refined and modern glazed extension that we provide our customers with today.

How to make your own terrarium
18 Sep

How to make your own terrarium

Enclosed in their glass structures, terrariums are as popular now as they ever have been. Whether you fill your house with them or just have a few well-placed arrangements, terrariums...

Client testimonial: Spacious kitchen orangery with garden views
18 Sep

Client testimonial: Spacious kitchen orangery with garden views

From time to time, we ask our customers to write for our blog. Here’s Mr. M on how his kitchen orangery has and opened up their property and become the...

Salon Privé Car Show
05 Sep

Salon Privé Car Show

For the first time, private hospitality event Salon Privé will be merging with Blenheim Palace Classic & Supercar Day, resulting in the ultimate four-day luxury motorcar garden party set against...

Do you need planning permission for an orangery?
03 Sep

Do you need planning permission for an orangery?

Orangeries and garden rooms create more space in your home and completely change the look of your property, so it’s highly likely that you’ll need planning permission. However, if you...

The difference between gables and hip rafters in glazed architecture
29 Aug

The difference between gables and hip rafters in glazed architecture

Bringing classic lines and bold shapes to your property’s roofline, gables and hip rafters can say a lot about the architectural style of your home. We explore the differences between...

How to keep your glazed garden room or orangery feeling cool
22 Aug

How to keep your glazed garden room or orangery feeling cool

Without a doubt, this is an issue that homeowners and property developers will be most concerned about; keeping their glazed extension feeling cool and comfortable at different times of the...

Romo Gardenia Textiles Collection
20 Aug

Romo Gardenia Textiles Collection

At Westbury Garden Rooms, we are big enthusiasts of botanical prints and patterns so we were thrilled to hear that interior textile connoisseur, Romo, have created a collection of beautiful...

The health benefits of natural light and space in the home
15 Aug

The health benefits of natural light and space in the home

Our homes have a considerable impact on almost every aspect of our lives, from the way we sleep to the way we interact with each other. Here is how a...

Client testimonial: stunning and spacious orangery with open kitchen diner
13 Aug

Client testimonial: stunning and spacious orangery with open kitchen diner

From time to time, we ask our customers to write for our blog. Here’s Mrs M. on how an orangery has completely transformed the layout of her home.

Take part in the Big Butterfly Count 2019
12 Aug

Take part in the Big Butterfly Count 2019

Take a few precious moments out of your busy day this week to participate in the biggest national butterfly survey, the Big Butterfly Count! You never know, you may well...

Dan Pearson: House and Garden 2019 Garden Designer of the Year
30 Jul

Dan Pearson: House and Garden 2019 Garden Designer of the Year

We speak with celebrity garden designer, Dan Pearson, who was recently named by Homes and Gardens in the 2019 Top 100 design tastemakers, and awarded the 2019 Garden Designer of...

Westbury wins Gold Investors In People Award
25 Jul

Westbury wins Gold Investors In People Award

At Westbury, our people define who we are, and we're dedicated to developing their unique skills in a way that shows them how valued they are. We’re delighted to share...