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    Restore an Old House?

    Practical help and advice to get your building project started…
  • Specialist Joinery and Building Services

    Skilled tradesmen with expertise in period property renovations, extensions and conversions…
  • Get More for Your Money

    From Victorian town houses to 1930s semis, competent restoration and renovation services that don’t cost the earth….
  • Make the Most of Period Features

    The quality restoration and modernisation of existing features adds real value...
  • Craftsmen Who Understand Old Houses

    We make homes comfortable, sustainable and safe without destroying period charm…
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Property Restoration Consultancy

Practical Advice

Vintage Property Restoration Ltd specialise in the restoration and conversion of period properties. Company Director, Justin Vogler, offers consultancy to home buyers and investors wishing to buy and/or transform run-down houses.

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Property restoration and development can be a minefield. Getting sound practical advice before you start can save you money and anguish later. Learn from VPR’s extensive experience.

 

 

Period Property  Restoration Consultancy

Restoration Consultancy

Restoration Consultancy

Practical consultancy tailored to your needs. From one-off pre-purchase inspections to full project management, you decide how VPR can help you.

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Recent Renovation Projects

Case Studies

Case Studies

Combine period style and elegance with contemporary comfort and you get homes that are better than new. Gentrified town houses to 1930s semis see some of our work…

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Period Renovation Advice

Property Advice

Property Advice and Comment

We’ve overcome many of the issues relating to restoration projects and our blog covers every aspect of VPR’s work from the politics of housing to restoration techniques.

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Latest From the Blog

Do Dormers Have to Look Ugly?

Adding a roof dormer to a town house is often the best way of increasing internal floor space without encroaching on the garden. This article deals with the way dormers look and the trade-off homeowners face between increasing floor space and conserving an aesthetically pleasing roofline. A second article will deal with the practicalities of dormer construction and design. 

Despite the lure of large attic rooms with full head height, many of us are put off dormers by their intrinsic ugliness. Our first childhood drawings include square houses with pitched roofs meeting at a neat apex. Adding a large square appendage to one side shatters symmetry and displeases the eye.

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Property Restoration and Wall Insulation

Building Regulations

New build housing is subject to part L building regulations. This makes life easy as house builders know what level of insulation is expected and building control are there to make sure they comply.

Extensions and conversions are also subject to modified building regulations but building control cannot ask that thermal insulation in the pre-existing part of a house be improved. This can lead to one part of a house (sometimes even one part of a room) being well insulated while other parts are not. Yet, having invested money to insulate the new part you’d be well advised to try and improve the energy efficiency of the remainder.

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