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Garden room, Brightlingsea, Essex

Our client’s primary aim was to achieve as much glass as possible for their new garden room whilst retaining the comfort conditions associated with habitable rooms.  Floor to ceiling frameless glazing was chosen to minimise the differentiation between inside and outside and was highlighted further by the use of a limestone floor finish both inside and outside.


Due to the high percentage of glass the overall heat loss of the building was reduced to meet the Building Regulations by the use of a high insulation breathable wall and Warmcel 500 insulation.  The external wall cladding is untreated shiplap western red cedar boarding.

Extensions to residential housing

Extension work to houses is a successful way of enhancing your home. With careful consideration and excellent design input from PJB, the addition to your building will be a pleasure to live in.


We list below some extensions we have recently completed, from initial design to build completion:


12 Oak Tree cottages - Small two bed cottage extended to a large 4 bedroom house

April Cottage - Kitchen rear extension and rear dormer extension with sliding/folding doors and roof lantern.

New house in Tiptree, Essex

A new replacement dwelling (£150K) - Full service from feasability to build completion

Barn conversion, Wrabness, Essex

Working on an agricultural barn is very interesting and demanding and changing the barn into a residential property adds another dimension.


We are pleased with the resulting outcome and so was the client! Co-operation between the client, designer and contractor is extremely important and PJB makes every effort to provide a team ethos, as it is crucial in providing a successful outcome for the client.

Due to headroom issues we had to design a new roof on this bungalow to incorporate 2 bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Before & after

Loft Conversion with new roof

Before & after

Before & after