Deciding what type of decking material to use a few years ago would have been simply a choice of wood or… wood. But today there are many different options available.
Deciding on the right material is going to depend on a number of different factors, the main two being Maintenance and Cost.
Here’s a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of the different decking materials Peterborough Improvements will install for you –
Provided the finished area is no more than 300mm above ground level, and together with other “permitted developments” (such as outbuildings) the area covers no more than 50% of the total garden area, then most decks will not require any planning permission.
If you live in a listed building or conservation area or if the decking borders a neighbouring property we would recommend checking with your local authority.
You can find more information here.