Why buy a Wickes conservatory?
Wickes top tip? Make sure you match the style of conservatory you choose with the look of your house and garden. For more information, Wickes has free Good Idea leaflets on conservatories.
How many conservatories do they offer? As the largest UK retailer of conservatories, there are over 20 hardwood and PVC-U styles which come in 300 size options.
When will you get your conservatory? Shortly after you place your order, the distribution centre will telephone you to arrange a date for delivery between 14 and 28 days later.
Is there an installation service? No. They are designed to be built by the competent DIY-er, or you can choose to use your own builder if you prefer.
Is planning permission needed? Generally planning permission is not required, however it is still advisable to check with your local planning authority and building control department.
What guarantees are offered? They provide a five year insurance backed guarantee.
WHAT IT COSTS
The Wiltshire Hardwood Conservatory
The Wiltshire Manor House hardwood conservatory, exclusive to Wickes, has a 'dwarf' wall with distinctive colonial-style fan-tailed corners. It comes in 24 sizes, with French or patio doors and a selection of 10 panels.
The Conservatory costs from pounds 6,649 list price, but Wickes often runs price promotions.
Lights from pounds 12.99
Blinds pounds 40 each
Tinted roof from pounds 60
Floor tiles from pounds 1.59 per tile
Ventilator pounds 50
Furniture pounds 399
ABOVE Fanny in the Wiltshire hardwood conservatory. The smallest version available is 11.67 sq m, and at its highest point is 2.8m. The showroom model is designed with the DIY-er in mind. It has pre-cut components for quick and simple construction. It uses double-glazed, toughened safety glass and the polycarbonate roof is highly impact-resistant
LEFT Fanny looks through the Manor House brochure
ABOVE Hanging blinds will help keep the conservatory cool in summer and give extra privacy. Hardwood slatted Venetian blinds, pounds 40 each
LEFT Wickes have a unique range of rattan furniture that is ideal for your conservatory. They offer free delivery within 10 days of ordering. This Java suite costs pounds 399
LEFT You'll find a selection of hardwearing floor to choose from; ceramic, slate, marble and wood veneer. These natural slate tiles cost pounds 1.59 each
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|Publication:||Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)|
|Date:||Jul 11, 1999|
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