Outside Interests was established in 1985 and have been successfully trading from Barnham village since then. As a customer focussed  business, Outside Interests have over thirty years experience in the design & construction of Conservatories & Orangeries. Outside Interests also offer a range of aluminium & cedar greenhouses, a large range of timber buildings ranging from sheds to summerhouses plus superb quality Cane furniture.


Whether you decide to build your project in Hardwood, Aluminium or PVC you can be sure that the finished product will be of the highest quality. Outside Interests work very closely with all our suppliers & fitters across our product range to ensure that we deliver an outstanding finished building. Together our expert technical design we are able to offer a complete range of products and services from the ground up.


Our design team will listen to what clients want and interpret their ideas. This will take into consideration the architecture of the host building; the intended use and the position off the proposed new building and incorporate these factors into the final bespoke design. In short we will create a building that not only looks right but feels right also.


We have been founder members of the DGCOS since 2010. We offer a comprehensive insurance backed guarantee on all our Orangeries, Conservatories, windows & door projects. This guarantee not only covers the products but all staged payments including deposits.

“I have used Outside Interests for a number of years. They are a very efficient team, the work is of a high standard and most importantly they are always willing to come back to attend to any issues or problems – even some years later should this be necessary. ”


MARK PACEY Managing Director

Having previously worked in the construction industry for 10 years as a carpenter, Mark joined Outside Interests in 1998. Initially, he oversaw the construction of conservatories and with colleagues helped the business to develop and grow to what it is today. Mark took over as Managing Director in 2006 from the previous owner Patrick Woodward who retired. The business has survived the recent recession and continues to go from strength to strength.


Born in Cornwall, educated in Sussex. Mark has gained his experience working for both small businesses and large international companies. He spent several years working abroad; returning to England to join Outside Interests in 2001.Mark headed up the contracts side of the business first and became sales director in 2008.