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Paul Newman Landscapes
We design & build lots of roof terraces and balconies in & around London and enjoy the challenge of high level landscaping !
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MrRew

This was a good read and we're currently going through planning for a single storey extension for our Edwardian semi-detached. I was thinking that we could add a roof terrace on top (if we can work around the usual privacy restrictions) but as is often the case with such properties, our family bathroom window would look directly out onto the terrace. Probably worth noting the terrace wouldn't be accessible from inside the house, instead being accessed from a walkway linking the raised rear garden to the extension roof. Would this pose a problem? I can only think we'd have to use very low opacity film/glass to maintain dignity but fear that would take away the natural light from the bathroom. Another option might be half-height screens, either film or shutters maybe. Any other ideas?

   
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Tugman Studio

Hi, I think that the frost film is very effective and does not cut down the light significantly. An alternative which can be nice is simply to have a translucent white roller blind so that the window can be opened for ventilation without a loss of the privacy that film on the glass would give and this also allows a view out of the room when 'private' activities are not in process.

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