Lantern Roof - Roof Lanterns
The Lantern conservatory style was the original conservatory style when they were known as orangeries. For those with the right budget, a lantern roof makes a fantastic statement of grandeur and elegance.
Lantern roofs feature a two-tier roof on different levels, creating a 'wedding-cake' effect. The two levels can be separated by a row of windows that is highly stylish and makes this style ideal for period properties of Victorian and Edwardian vintage, They can be added to existing flat roofs or incorporated in to a new extension.With lantern roofs, the overall impression is of height, light and grandeur. A lantern conservatory roof is spacious and offers an uninterrupted view of the sky. With a two-tiered roofing structure, you get to use more windows, which means that more ventilation is available. We also offer a range of electrically powered opening side windows and roof vents, that can be thermostatically controlled.
A roof lantern is becoming a popular choice for extensions especially flat roof. We specialise in both a supply only service (please email your dimensions for a cost) and a supply/fit service. We have fitted numerous examples across Hampshire & Wiltshire. The picture at the bottom of the page shows three on one garden roof extension, complete with a modern conservatory to the left.
Combining your new roof with the latest high insulation self cleaning glass in a subtle blue tint can create a stunning effect to a flat roof. We can now also offer a 44mm triple glazed version in aluminium. See our web page Roof Glazing Options for further details.
Roof Lantern Options
- Available with roof vents (manual or electric) with thermostat and rain sensors
- Roof Lanterns available with 44mm triple glazing from July 2014
- Tinted and other glass options available
- Can be specified with windows to create a taller roof
- Coloured options available
- Supply only Lantern available
Use our contact us form with your sizes for a quotation
The last two pictures on the right, show a Lantern roof in Salisbury, Wiltshire on a kitchen extension. The internal colour is white and externally is the grey foil effect. This helps the roof blend in with the grey slate and flat roof material. The glass used on this is the blue solar reflective Pilkington Activ self cleaning glass.
Lantern Roofs across Southern England including Hampshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Surrey - We can supply your roof in any colour - Materials include PVCu, aluminium and timber
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