Open-plan addition to a 1970s house

Bi-Folding Doors
Extensions & Renovations
Windows & Roofs

One of the main reasons the owners recently moved into this property in Lindfield, West Sussex was because they always loved the idea of a big, modern kitchen. They purchased a tired 1970’s property because they saw the potential for a spacious, multi-functional kitchen, dining and living area and noted that the garden was big enough to extend outwards also.

Plans were drafted to transform the ground floor, the kitchen and dining room would be knocked through, and the living room separated off with a new dividing wall. Across the back of the house they planned to build a new, four-metre-wide extension with bi folding doors. These plans soon came to fruition resulting is a light filled, L-shaped kitchen-dining and relaxation space, with an opening right out to the garden.

The owners were determined to use wider-than standard bi folding doors, so after first coming across Express Bi-Folding Doors at the Ideal Home show in London they followed up their interest by visiting our South London showroom in Weybridge, Surrey. After examining our products and discussing the finer details with our sales team they were more than happy to install our premium XP View bi folding doors, two sky-line roof lanterns and a new window within their impressive new extension.

The new extension is flooded with light thanks to the two striking feature skyline roof lanterns. The skyline roof lanterns contain minimal framework and boasts modern clean lines in keeping with the rest of the kitchen. The glazing on the back of the extension also boasts a crisp, sharp look that can be enjoyed and admired by visitors, friends and family. Most importantly the homeowners will enjoy and benefit from them throughout the year, a light-filled setting for cooking, eating and socialising, and an open space during the warmer weather. The homeowners are delighted and have perfectly summed up their new open-plan living & dining space ‘we both really enjoy just being at home now- it’s perfect’.

Our British made folding and sliding doors and glazed roof products can help you create a perfect living space just like this one. You can learn more about our bi folding doors by clicking here, and more information about our roof lanterns/skylights by clicking here. Our bespoke products can transform any property, flooding it with light, enhancing how your home is used, increasing it’s value & increasingly it’s appeal if you plan to move on in a couple of years.

You can contact our sales team to discuss and learn more about our products can transform your home, alternatively, please have a look through the rest of our completed work through our project case studies for more inspiration, or visit one of our showrooms to see our superb products first hand.

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