At Solarite Conservatory Insulations we offer supply only or fully fitted cut to size multiwall polycarbonate with sheet thicknesses from 4mm to 35mm.

The range of tints are Clear – Bronze – Opal – Bronze/Opal – Heatguard/Opal.

Clear  Multi Wall Polycarbonate

clear polycarbonate sheet panel

For installations where the maximum light transmission is required.

Clear is available in the following sheet thicknesses. 4mm – 6mm – 10mm Twin Wall, 16mm Tripple Wall, 25mm X-Lite, 32mm X-Lite, 35mm X-Lite

Bronze Tint Multi Wall Polycarbonate

bronze tint polycarbonate sheet panel

For installations where protection from sun glare is required.

Bronze tint is available in the following sheet thicknesses. 10mm Twin Wall, 16mm Tripple Wall, 25mm X-Lite, 32mm X-Lite, 35mm X-Lite

Opal Tint Multi Wall Polycarbonate

opal polycarbonate sheet panel

For installations where privacy and protection from sun glare is required.

Opal tint is available in the following sheet thicknesses. 10mm Twin Wall, 16mm Tripple Wall, 25mm X-Lite, 32mm X-Lite, 35mm X-Lite.

Bronze/Opal Tint Multi Wall Polycarbonate

bronze on opal polycarbonate sheet panel

A multi layered dual colour sheet giving the benefits of Bronze tint on the outer surface with the sharp clean lines of the opal inner face giving excellent reflective internal natural light.

Bronze/Opal tint is available in the following sheet thicknesses. 25mm X-Lite, 32mm X-Lite, 35mm X-Lite

Heatguard/Opal Tint Multi Wall Polycarbonate

heatguard polycarbonate sheet panel

A multi layered dual colour sheet with a co-extruded heat reflective layer in the outer surface reducing the solar transmission by up to 50% compared with standard tint material, added to this excellent shading properties with the sharp clean lines of the opal inner face giving excellent reflective internal natural light.

Heatguard/Opal tint is available in the following sheet thicknesses. 25mm X-Lite, 32mm X-Lite, 35mm X-Lite

Sheets are available cut to size with a free 3 day delivery service. We also offer a professional fitting service in Shropshire and the surrounding areas.

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Polycarbonate Conservatory Roofing: Durable, Versatile, and Energy-Efficient


Welcome to the future of conservatory roofing! Our polycarbonate conservatory roofing solutions offer the perfect blend of durability, versatility, and energy efficiency, making them an ideal choice for homeowners and businesses alike. Whether you’re looking to revamp an existing conservatory or planning a new construction, our polycarbonate roofing systems provide the perfect balance of style, strength, and sustainability.

Section 1: What is Polycarbonate Conservatory Roofing?

Polycarbonate conservatory roofing is a modern, high-performance roofing material made from polycarbonate, a thermoplastic polymer known for its exceptional durability and light-transmitting properties. Polycarbonate panels are lightweight yet incredibly strong, making them an excellent alternative to traditional glass or acrylic roofing materials.

Key Features:

  • Durability: Polycarbonate is virtually unbreakable, with an impact resistance up to 200 times greater than glass.
  • Lightweight: Easier to handle and install compared to heavier materials like glass.
  • UV Protection: Built-in UV filters protect against harmful UV rays while allowing natural light to enter.
  • Thermal Insulation: Enhanced thermal performance helps maintain comfortable indoor temperatures.
  • Versatility: Available in various colors, thicknesses, and finishes to match any design aesthetic.

Section 2: Benefits of Polycarbonate Conservatory Roofing

Choosing polycarbonate roofing for your conservatory comes with numerous benefits that enhance both the functionality and aesthetics of your space.

2.1 Durability and Longevity

Polycarbonate is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions, including heavy rain, hail, and high winds. Its robust nature ensures that your conservatory remains protected and looking great for years to come. The material’s resistance to UV radiation prevents yellowing and degradation over time, maintaining its clarity and performance.

2.2 Energy Efficiency

Our polycarbonate roofing panels are engineered to offer superior thermal insulation. This helps regulate the temperature inside your conservatory, reducing the need for additional heating in the winter and cooling in the summer. This energy efficiency not only lowers your utility bills but also minimizes your environmental footprint.

2.3 Ease of Installation and Maintenance

The lightweight nature of polycarbonate panels simplifies the installation process, reducing labor costs and time. Additionally, polycarbonate requires minimal maintenance compared to glass, as it is less prone to cracking and does not need regular cleaning to maintain clarity.

2.4 Versatility in Design

Polycarbonate panels are available in various styles, including clear, tinted, and frosted finishes. This versatility allows you to customize the look of your conservatory to match your personal style and the architectural design of your home. Whether you prefer a sleek modern look or a more traditional appearance, polycarbonate can accommodate your vision.

Section 3: Applications of Polycarbonate Conservatory Roofing

Polycarbonate roofing is suitable for a wide range of applications beyond just conservatories. Its unique properties make it an excellent choice for various projects.

3.1 Residential Conservatories

Transform your home’s conservatory into a bright, inviting space with polycarbonate roofing. The natural light that floods through the panels creates a warm and welcoming environment, perfect for relaxing, entertaining, or growing plants.

3.2 Commercial Greenhouses

For businesses in the horticultural industry, polycarbonate roofing offers a cost-effective and efficient solution for greenhouse construction. The material’s light diffusion properties promote healthy plant growth, while its insulation capabilities help maintain optimal growing conditions.

3.3 Outdoor Shelters and Carports

Polycarbonate roofing is also ideal for outdoor shelters, carports, and patio covers. Its durability ensures protection from the elements, while its aesthetic appeal enhances the overall look of your outdoor spaces.

Section 4: Choosing the Right Polycarbonate Roofing

Selecting the right polycarbonate roofing for your project involves considering several factors, including thickness, color, and finish.

4.1 Thickness

Polycarbonate panels come in various thicknesses, typically ranging from 4mm to 35mm. Thicker panels provide better insulation and are more resistant to impact, making them suitable for regions with extreme weather conditions.

4.2 Color and Finish

The choice of color and finish affects both the appearance and performance of your roofing. Clear panels offer maximum light transmission, while tinted or frosted options provide additional privacy and reduced glare. Consider the specific needs of your space when selecting the color and finish.

4.3 UV Protection and Coatings

Ensure that the polycarbonate panels you choose have adequate UV protection. Some panels also come with additional coatings that enhance their performance, such as anti-scratch or heat-reflective coatings.

Section 5: Installation Tips for Polycarbonate Roofing

Proper installation is crucial for maximizing the benefits of polycarbonate roofing. Here are some tips to ensure a successful installation.

5.1 Preparation

  • Measure Accurately: Ensure precise measurements of your conservatory to order the correct size and quantity of panels.
  • Support Structure: Verify that the support structure is strong enough to hold the polycarbonate panels securely.

5.2 Installation Process

  • Cutting Panels: Use a fine-tooth saw or specialized cutting tool to cut the panels to size, ensuring clean, straight edges.
  • Fixing Panels: Secure the panels to the frame using appropriate fixings and sealants to prevent leaks and ensure stability.
  • Thermal Expansion: Leave adequate space for thermal expansion, especially in areas with significant temperature fluctuations.

5.3 Maintenance

  • Cleaning: Use a soft cloth and mild detergent to clean the panels, avoiding abrasive materials that could scratch the surface.
  • Inspection: Regularly inspect the roofing for any signs of damage or wear and address any issues promptly.


Polycarbonate conservatory roofing is a smart, sustainable choice for anyone looking to enhance their living or working space. Its combination of strength, energy efficiency, and aesthetic versatility makes it a standout option for modern construction projects. Invest in polycarbonate roofing to enjoy a brighter, more comfortable, and stylish conservatory that stands the test of time.

Ready to transform your conservatory? Contact us today to learn more about our polycarbonate roofing solutions and get a free quote!

Feel free to reach out if you need further customization or additional information on any section!