Do you need planning permission for an orangery?

classical style orangery
(Image credit: Vale Garden Houses)

When do you need planning permission for an orangery and under what circumstances might the work fall under permitted development?

With their expanses of glazing and in styles to suit all kinds of property, the best orangery ideas will totally transform your home as well as your landscaping scheme and really connect your interior spaces to your garden. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.