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Building an oak frame sun room

Expanding the existing office space to include a new oak frame sun room gave us a great space for meetings and an opportunity for clients to see first-hand what our sun rooms can look like.

Our oak frame sun room extends from the main building of the office at ‘The Lakes’ in Swainshill. Construction began in January of 2015 with our site team assembling and fitting the frame on location at our offices.

Our sun room features oak rafters from the wall plate to the roof lantern ring beam; however, a popular (and more cost effective) alternative is to use softwood panelling and plasterboard for a clean white finish.

Our Sun room was designed by our GreenRooms team and features a high quality green oak frame and a slightly vaulted ceiling with a sizeable roof lantern window which allows a wealth of light to flood the room. This creates the illusion of height, as well as a light and spacious atmosphere inside the room.

Oakwrights sunroom, Herefordshire


  • Overall space size: 5523 mm (5.5m) x 8375 mm (8.4m)
  • Area of the space: 46.2 m2 / 497.2 ft2
  • Span of oak beams over space (inner post to inner post): 5507mm
  • Roof Lantern span: 2384 mm
  • Posts: 155 mm x 155 mm

The build also features beautiful Oak French doors and a kiln-dried oak frame lantern, designed and made by our GreenRooms team. As well as this, the sunroom is protected by our unique face glazing system, ensuring the glass units will not warp or move as the oak settles over time.

Not just a meeting space

Although our sun room serves (for the most part) as a professional space, our oak sun rooms have the potential to be enjoyed in a variety of ways; our customers use these timber extensions for anything from a leisurely lounge, dining room, office space and even as a great place to grow plants.

Our sunrooms use passive solar planning that ensures the room is kept at a comfortable temperature all year round, whilst allowing you to enjoy surrounding views from the comfort of your home.

A perfect space to eat, relax, and enjoy.