Compton garages are very popular throughout the United Kingdom and particularly in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. Founded in the early 20th century by engineer Harold Compton, the company merged with Lidget Concrete in the late 20th century and became known as Lidget Compton. This merger was a winning combination, blending Compton’s reputation for quality garages with Lidget’s expertise in concrete. The new company became renowned for its new innovative approach to constructing garages and other structures using durable prefabricated structures.
A new garage can be a very useful addition to your home as well as adding extra value to your property. However there are many factors to take into consideration when choosing a new garage: type (apex or pent), size, available space, exterior finish, detached or attached, what it will be used for etc.
If you have recently moved into a new house and have found that your garage is in need of repair or is downright dangerous due to visible asbestos fibres, you might consider a new garage. A new garage is not such a big job for a builder and if there is already a garage on the property, then planning permission will probably not be required as long as it falls under the following Scottish Government Rules on garage planning:
Paul Mclean has 25 years as an agent for Lidget Compton selling and building garages. Now offering a garage roof replacement service, old garage removal and garage installation.