Edwardian Conservatory Prices & Costs 2021

Edwardian conservatory

Edwardian conservatories are a favourite among British homeowners because of their versatility and their beautiful finish. They stand apart from lean-to-conservatories, which are some of the lowest-cost options, by having an apex-pitched roof. An Edwardian conservatory will add an element of modernity to your home while preserving its chique Edwardian-era flavour. This type of conservatory is built to fit seamlessly in with your house and add an element of freshness while being fully functional.

This conservatory design has a wide array of options you can choose from. The walls can either be a mix of glass and brick, glass and paneling, or full glass. Most Edwardian conservatory roofs are made of glass, but they can also be made from polycarbonate or tiles. Glass conservatory roofs allow for more natural light to enter the room and is a good option if you are a natural light lover.

You have various flooring options to choose from for your new conservatory. Several popular choices are hardwood flooring, tiled flooring, and you can also go for heated flooring as an extra option.

How much does an Edwardian conservatory cost?

The two main cost factors affecting your conservatory cost will be the cost of materials and labour. It will also depend on which part of the UK you are in, as Conservatory installers have different overhead costs across the UK.

An Edwardian conservatory will also increase in cost as the size of the conservatory increases. Conservatory design (either dwarf wall, full height, or full height bottom-panel) will also be a determinant factor.

The building of an Edwardian conservatory extension to your home can be broken down into three parts. The main expense is normally material cost and transportation (logistics), then the labour cost of your contractor. One of the costs most people don’t initially consider is the ground preparation and foundation, which is one of the most critical parts of the production of a conservatory. You should consult some conservatory installers to assess this aspect for you.

What is the average cost of an Edwardian conservatory?

Edwardian conservatories do not cost too much more than lean-to conservatories. However, the Edwardian conservatory prices range from £9,000 to £24,000. It all depends on the size of the extension, the design, and the installer’s charges. The average cost for an Edwardian conservatory can be estimated at around £15,000 when considering the most possible sizes and designs.

It is important to note that, since the range of Edwardian conservatory prices is quite large, your particular conservatory might not fall into the average price range. A lot will depend on how much your conservatory installer charges you and how much the logistics charges are for your conservatory’s materials.

Size Style Roof Average
3500 x 3500 Edwardian Polycarbonate £9,500
3500 x 3500 Edwardian Glass £10,850
3500 x 3500 Edwardian Guardian Roof £13,000
3500 x 3500 Edwardian Tiled £14,000
3500 x 4000 Edwardian Polycarbonate £11,100
3500 x 4000 Edwardian Glass £11,900
3500 x 4000 Edwardian Guardian Roof £14,300
3500 x 4000 Edwardian Tiled £15,200
4000 x 4000 Edwardian Polycarbonate £12,900
4000 x 4000 Edwardian Glass £13,500
4000 x 4000 Edwardian Guardian Roof £15,500
4000 x 4000 Edwardian Tiled £16,700
3500 x 3500 Edwardian/Wood Polycarbonate £13,900
3500 x 3500 Edwardian/Wood Glass £10,500
3500 x 3500 Edwardian/Wood Guardian Roof £16,800
3500 x 3500 Edwardian/Wood Tiled £18,200
3500 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Polycarbonate £15,600
3500 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Glass £17,000
3500 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Guardian Roof £20,000
3500 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Tiled £20,500
4000 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Polycarbonate £19,200
4000 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Glass £20,000
4000 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Guardian Roof £22,000
4000 x 4000 Edwardian/Wood Tiled £23,000

Why choose an Edwardian conservatory?

If you have the budget required to go for an Edwardian conservatory, there are several benefits. An Edwardian conservatory preserves some historically valued craftsmanship and ornate design while moving away from the classic Victorian era. The stress is placed on spaciousness, elegance, transparency, and openness while retaining glamour.

While an orangery is quite a beautiful addition to any house, an Edwardian conservatory has some significant advantages over it. It allows you to enjoy some of the benefits of renaissance splendour while avoiding most building regulations and restrictions placed on sturdier and heavier extensions to homes by building authorities. The main advantage of an Edwardian conservatory over an orangery is that it is less expensive on average.

An Edwardian conservatory can also be built without the complications present in a P-type conservatory. A P-type conservatory will have a part of the structure jutting out of the main extension in the shape of the top part of the letter P. This has added value for a homeowner with a special use for a space of that shape in mind. However, it is an unwanted expense for most people and takes away from the simple beauty of an elegant Edwardian conservatory design.

An L-type conservatory can be quite like an Edwardian conservatory when it comes to building options and type of conservatory roof except for having an additional side of the conservatory be part of the house. These types of conservatories have more limited functionality when compared to other conservatories as the view is somewhat constricted. A homeowner with the space for an Edwardian conservatory will not need to worry about such restrictions. An Edwardian conservatory also has a much more elegant style and adds more to the home’s value.

One of the most popular conservatories is the lean-to conservatory design. When compared to a lean-to conservatory, an Edwardian conservatory is a lot more attractive through its elegance and should add more to the value of your home. Additionally, a lean-to conservatory might not seem as spacious from the inside, as the slope of the conservatory’s roof usually continues the main roof’s pitch. A traditional Edwardian conservatory has an apex pitched roof that makes the extension seem like a well-planned part of the main house. While the cost of an Edwardian conservatory is slightly higher than a lean-to conservatory’s cost, the value you get back from the expenditure is well worth it.

Dwarf Wall or Full Glass

One of the main things you will have to decide on when looking at Edwardian conservatories is the type of wall. The two main types of walls available for this conservatory are full-height glass walls or dwarf walls. Full height glass walls are further subdivided into original full-height glass walls and full-height glass walls with bottom panelling.

One of the factors you will have to consider when you decide on the type of conservatory wall is what you will be using your conservatory for. Is the area where your home is situated safe, or is there some risk of a break-in? Is your conservatory going to be placed in a completely secluded spot, or will your neighbours overlook it? Do you want a low-maintenance option for your new conservatory? Do you need a lot of wall sockets and other fixtures in your new conservatory? Do you want your new extension to add maximum value to your home to increase its resale value?

Dwarf Walls

A dwarf wall serves many functions and can be a good investment on many fronts. A dwarf wall gives you a minimal amount of privacy and reduces the risk of damage from small children. It allows you to place as many power outlets and other fixtures as you need without ruining the aesthetic of your new home space. Dwarf walls significantly augment the structural integrity of your conservatory. Dwarf walls can help your conservatory look like it’s part of the house instead of just an extension.

It is easier to maintain a dwarf wall than full-height glass as there is much less glass to clean! This is especially handy if you have toddlers constantly exploring their surroundings with their sticky little fingers.

Full height glass walls with bottom panelling have many advantages dwarf walls have. You can have all the advantages of a dwarf wall’s privacy features. While being cheaper than the dwarf wall option, a conservatory with full-height glass walls with bottom panelling is much less sturdy and will not add as much value as a dwarf walled conservatory.

Full Height Glass