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News and advice on how to restore your sash windows, casement windows as well as your bespoke doors. We cover everything from repair, restoration and replacement through to how to double glaze your windows without losing their character.
We also offer guidance on the rules and regulations in different conservation areas and review some of the restoration projects we have worked on around the UK.
Bristol is one of the wealthiest and happiest places in England. It’s a city of rich history, diverse culture and always a hub of activity. It is no surprise then that over the past few years the city has seen a resurgence in home ownership and development. This has led to many of the older […]
Guildford and Surrey, in general, is full of rich English heritage. This heritage is sustained through the county’s architecture. Whether you’re looking at Guildford’s iconic cobbled high street or the aged Abbots hospital you’d be pressed to disagree. However, it isn’t just the landmarks that maintain the thoroughly English heritage; it’s every building in the […]
In 21st century Britain we live in a society rich with influence and heritage from our glorious past. Part of this precious heritage includes historical buildings, estates and even entire villages. Old churches, houses and civic buildings are valued by tourists and citizens alike. The understanding of their importance is growing and local authorities all […]
During the peak of the British Empire Liverpool was the second city of the United Kingdom, behind London. In the late 19th century it was the international centre for maritime commerce and the city benefited greatly from the influx of wealth from all over the world. Liverpool may not be the centre of international trade […]
Time leaves us immeasurable treasures that adorn our beautiful cities and landscapes. Whether it’s a building, a monument or an estate, the heritage that comes from centuries of architecture, culture and industry give our country its unique character. Promoting the value of our historic properties is the first step in ensuring we all understand the […]
Catriona and her young family recently moved into a very pleasant, traditional house in a quiet, pretty village in North Yorkshire. Their home is spacious and bright, with plenty of light and room for two young children to play and grow. The house had been beautifully extended at the rear to modernise it but the […]
The British home is a unique feature of our island nation. We don’t have the room for the large, spacious, wooden homes of the Americans but we also don’t fit in with European architecture either. One of the most noticeable features of our architecture is the sash window, often built into a redbrick house. Popularised […]
Sash windows and casement windows are part of our heritage and have been a common sight on UK properties since the end of the 17th century. Sash and casement windows represent a significant contribution to the charm and characteristics of period buildings and are a feature many property owners are keen to retain. For private […]
Sash windows are a common sight on many UK properties and help give them a “traditionally British” appearance. However, they do require maintenance to keep them looking at their best, especially when it comes to older buildings that still retain their original windows. Restoring sash windows can be performed in a number of different ways. We […]
Glossop town centre is thriving. With all of the recent press and debate regarding the state of our town’s high streets, this is a real good news story. Figures produced by Channel 4 claim 1 in 6 shops across the UK lies empty. In Glossop, this figure is closer to only 1 in 30. Charity […]