Alternatives to secondary glazing

Conservation officers often request that listed or conservation properties be fitted with secondary glazing rather than having the original timber windows replaced. This is because it is seen as a solution [...]

2024-05-08T08:00:03+00:00June 30th, 2020|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Alternatives to secondary glazing

UK’s leading window expert praises our restoration work on Grade II Listed building

Charles Brooking, Founder of the Brooking National Architectural Museum, is widely regarded as the UK’s leading window expert and historian. So when we were given the difficult task of restoring the [...]

2023-05-29T19:51:39+00:00July 19th, 2018|Listed buildings, News, Sash windows|Comments Off on UK’s leading window expert praises our restoration work on Grade II Listed building

Why the depth of the sash window frame is so important

  Many standard design sash windows have thick frames, often up to 174mm thick. This is far thicker than the sash window frame would have been when it was originally made, [...]

2024-05-03T14:36:55+00:00February 1st, 2018|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Why the depth of the sash window frame is so important

Sash window hardware: Choosing ironmongery for your sash windows

Classic sash window hardware hasn’t changed much throughout the various eras, whether that’s on Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian sash windows. But there are still a few things to consider when choosing [...]

2024-05-08T07:58:12+00:00December 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Sash window hardware: Choosing ironmongery for your sash windows

Glazing options for period windows and doors

At Timbawood we pride ourselves in offering our clients a vast range of options for glazing period windows and doors, whether that is within our timber box sash windows, casement windows, [...]

2023-02-07T10:45:26+00:00November 30th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Glazing options for period windows and doors

Period front door panels and mouldings

Period front doors throughout the ages, from Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian through to more modern styles, are notable for their elegant panel and moulding designs which give a door depth, shape [...]

2024-03-21T20:21:47+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, News, Timber doors|Comments Off on Period front door panels and mouldings

Choosing colours for Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian front doors

Choosing a distinctive colour for your period front door is a great way to personalise your home without needing to alter the façade of your property. It can make an inviting [...]

2024-05-03T14:33:08+00:00September 5th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, Timber doors|Comments Off on Choosing colours for Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian front doors

Glazing for period, conservation and listed windows

Glazing for heritage properties The original glass in many period sash windows and casement windows, called crown glass, would have been hand-made and has a unique uneven reflection (see above right) [...]

2023-02-07T10:55:21+00:00May 10th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Glazing for period, conservation and listed windows

Replacing Georgian, Victorian & Edwardian sash windows

Period Sash Windows Throughout the ages, sash windows have been designed and manufactured in different ways, but there are some key features that each era is known for. At Timbawood, as experts [...]

2024-05-08T07:58:02+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Replacing Georgian, Victorian & Edwardian sash windows

Replacing and repairing sash windows on listed buildings

Replacement sash windows on listed buildings are commonly Victorian or Georgian, each with their own unique design and character. Whether you’re looking to repair or replace your sash windows, there are many [...]

2024-05-03T14:39:47+00:00March 15th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Replacing and repairing sash windows on listed buildings

Conservation and listed building windows and doors

Preserving the architectural heritage of listed buildings and properties within conservation areas presents a unique set of challenges. With stringent planning regulations and a commitment to maintaining the integrity of historic [...]

2024-03-21T20:18:37+00:00February 19th, 2017|Casement windows, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, London, News, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Conservation and listed building windows and doors

How to get planning permission for replacement windows on listed buildings

Preserving the character and historical integrity of listed buildings is paramount when considering any alterations, particularly when it comes to window replacement. Obtaining Listed Building Consent is crucial, as it ensures [...]

2024-02-29T09:12:40+00:00October 28th, 2016|Advice and expertise, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on How to get planning permission for replacement windows on listed buildings
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