Windows for heritage renovations

Fitted in a locally listed building, this faceted bay design is made up of four Legacy box sash units by Westbury Windows & Joinery, with a shaped cill project to give the impression of a curve. Krypton gasfilled 16mm double glazing was used to maintain the property’s traditional appearance.
Scotts of Thrapston manufactures bespoke timber windows to match period properties’ charm with modern performance. These classic sliding sash units use weights and pulleys for smooth operation

Much of the history of an old building lies in its windows. Their detailing is often specific to a particular period, telling us a lot about the origins and development of the house, and has a crucial influence on its appearance – both inside and out. Because of this, it’s important to have a well thought-out window strategy for any period renovation project.

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