Walthamstow, London

Baani and Sat wanted to introduce more light into the rear and loft extensions they had planned for their Edwardian home. They decided on four Roof Maker rooflights: two Fixed Rooflights and two Hinged Opening Rooflights for ventilation. The rooflights have transformed both spaces, flooding them with natural light and giving them a modern spacious … Continued

Anstey, Leicestershire

After taking on a project where they saw themselves living for a while, Carly and her family decided to add a large extension to the ground floor of their 1930s semi-detached house.

Quorn, Loughborough

Brett Harding bought one of the lovely old properties that line the winding streets of Quorn, intending to completely renovate and modernise the property. As the builders got started, they found an old cellar with a coal chute. How many of these wonderful features of old properties have been bulldozed over or stripped out we … Continued

Case Study | Sussex

Sharon Hornsby, founder of the category award-winning interior design and styling blog Hornsby Style, has undertaken significant interior and exterior renovations of her property in the picturesque village of Cuckfield, in Sussex, to create a unique family home that really stands out from the crowd. The nineteenth century property, which was formally a garage and … Continued

Case Study | Malvern Hills

When Worcester based architect Nick Carroll was approached to design a Passive House inspired home that would be built on the very cliff face of the Malvern Hills, he knew it would be a once in a lifetime project for its owners. Boasting over 18km of sweeping hillside and woodland between Herefordshire and Worcestershire, the … Continued

Case Study | Keeling House

This unique one-bedroom duplex penthouse was converted from a disused water tank space in a rapidly changing area of East London. This conversion of a former water tank space is based at the very top of the 16-storey Keeling House, the Grade II* listed brutalist block of flats designed by Sir Denys Lasdun in 1959. … Continued

Case Study | Bolton Eco Home

If you’re looking for a brilliant rooflight case study – then this contemporary and carbon-neutral home was flooded with natural light with the help of Roof Maker’s products. We were proud to see our skylights complement this property, which in 2016 featured on Grand Designs. Situated on the edge of the West Pennine Moors in … Continued

Case Study | Bristol Miner’s Cottage

Roof Maker helped give a new lease of life to an 18th century miner’s cottage in Bristol, and gave our readers a fantastic skylight case study. This traditional miner’s cottage in Bristol required extensive renovation work to bring it into the 21st century. The period features of the home are undoubtedly charming, but natural light … Continued

Case Study | Central London

This London rooflight case study concerns a fashional apartment in the very heart of the city. London property market is on average eight times the national average and central London properties are very much reserved for the wealthy. The central suburbs have grown in popularity and this has lead to many house conversions to studio … Continued

Case Study | Pannal Water Tower

A watertight project in a unique setting – Pannal Water Tower roof window case study, as featured on Channel 4 Restoration Man. Restoration of period buildings can be great projects to work on especially when combining the old with the new in design and functionality. The proportion of time taken to buy the building, get … Continued