Roof Lanterns

Let the light flood in

Roof lanterns, also known as roof lights allow lots of extra natural light to enter the room from above. Made from strong, durable aluminium and thermally efficient glazing our roof lanterns will provide you a comfortable all-year round living space.

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  • Roof lantern exterior
  • Roof lantern coloured frame
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An overhead conversion that brightens your household

First introduced to the UK in the Georgian era, Roof lanterns are a variety of skylight that more easily allows light to flood into a room from the ceiling. Also known as roof lights, these much-sought-after fittings are increasingly a mainstay of British interior design.

Available in uPVC, timber and aluminium, roof lanterns are the ideal addition to any property or its conservatory, dramatically transforming the inside of a room without needing to change the overall aesthetic of your home.

Low maintenance

Roof Lanterns are so easy to maintain during their lifetime simply needing a wipe down should they ever become dirty. They are also not susceptible to warping, discolouring or flexing, acting as a strong and reliable conservatory style.

Thermally efficient

Benefitting from high quality uPVC or timber, roof lanterns are good at keeping the light in and cold out. Various additional design features can also be incorporate to make your roof lantern more distinct. Either way, it’s a unique addition made from the same material as your extension to retain heat.

Beautiful aesthetics

Roof lanterns transform a room. The increase of natural light; the visibility of sky and consequent sense of openness and clarity; the addition of a focal point for eye – all make this fitting something of a centrepiece in any interior, or indeed any conservatory. Furthermore, the ambience changes with coming of day and night, offering up sunny vista and bright stars accordingly.

Things to consider when buying

A roof lantern in its traditional form is essentially a glass and timber structure, that resembles a shape similar to a miniature conservatory roof. Albion windows can install your new roof lantern in any material you wish:

  • uPVC – a uPVC roof lantern is a good choice for those wanting an easy install and no additional fuss. Because uPVC does not corrode or rust, it’s extremely easy to maintain, meaning you can fit your roof lantern and enjoy it without worrying about upkeep.
  • Timber – for those wanting that classic look, only timber will do. This material is the choice of tradition, and as such, will always retain a certain cache and authentic feel.
  • Aluminium – for low-maintenance, a sleek look, and a distinctly modern feel, aluminium is the definite choice.

In order to start benefiting from all the features a bespoke roof lantern from Albion has to offer, homeowners will first need to gain planning permission. As roof lanterns are categorised as a ‘material alteration’ they will most likely require building regulation approval, but Albion can offer free and impartial on-hand advice, to make this process easier for you!

Roof lantern benefits

  • Creates the appearance of a bigger living space
  • An unobtrusive addition for any home
  • Robust and watertight to prevent leaks and draughts
  • Allows heaps of natural light to flow in
  • Increased privacy compared to a traditional conservatory roof
  • Energy efficient double glazing for optimal insulation

Colour Options






Chartwell Green


Pebble Grey


Agate Grey


Basalt Grey


Silver Grey


Slate Grey


Anthracite Grey

Anthracite Smooth

Anthracite Grey Smooth

Beck Brown

Beck Brown

Irish Oak

Irish Oak

Golden Oak

Golden Oak



Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Red

Dark Red

Moss Green

Moss Green

Steel Blue

Steel Blue

View Roof Lanterns in our Bromley showroom

Our extensive range of roof lantern styles can be viewed in either one of our London showrooms situated in Bromley or Croydon. If you require a little more information and advice about how an Albion roof lantern can help bring more light into your home, our experienced staff are on hand to help to provide impartial knowledge and expertise. We can arrange a visit and tour at a time that best suits you. Call us on 0500 344 028 or contact us online!

Bromley Showroom

Customer Testimonials

Good job well done, really pleased with the quality. This is not the first time I have used Albion, I’m impressed with their aftersales service which is why they are the obvious choice to have more work done with.’

- Croydon, CR0

From start to finish I was very impressed with the two men who carried out the job, Brian and Mick. I would like to pass on my thanks for their happy and pleasant attitude towards me while working in my home.

- BR6

This is the third-time Albion Windows fitted windows to my property. Your fitters reported on time and carried their duty promptly. Nice and pleasant in manner. We will always recommend Albion Windows to friends and family.

- London, Bromley, SE6

Our preferred manufacturers

Real aluminium profiles Schuco Aluminium Profiles Origin bifold and patio doors Endurance Doors Ultraframe conservatory roofs Solidor Composite Doors
10 year guarantee backed by GGF 32 years in business Fensa backed for peace of mind

Buy with peace of mind

All of our customers can expect a 10-year written guarantee with any double glazing or home improvement product to give you complete peace of mind in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong. Our full aftersales and back-up service will clearly guide you through the simple process, resolving any issues as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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Established for over 35 years with a team of dedicated staff and full after-sales service. We only install quality glazing that meet high industry standards and are proud members of and FENSA.

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Location & contact details

Albion Windows (Croydon)

295 Lower Addiscombe Road
Croydon, Greater London

Albion Windows (Bromley)

25 Station Approach
Hayes, Bromley, Kent

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