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Let the light flow with stunning steel screens

Broken-plan homes are popular as they give the appearance of more space while still maintaining separate areas. This can be often achieved through the use of internal screens. Steel is the perfect material for these internal screens as it is strong and sturdy, and allows for plenty of natural

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Rely on the strength of steel windows

Rely on the strength of steel windows

Darren Lloyd, President of the Steel Window Association, explains why consultants, contractors and property owners should seek the expertise of SWA members.

The appeal of steel framed doors and windows has truly stood the test of time, spanning from old country cottages and warehouses

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Incorporate on-style colours into your home with on-trend steel windows

Incorporate on-style colours into your home with on-trend steel windows

Ever popular for their industrial nature, steel windows and doors have quickly become part of home interior styles as internal partitions, shower screens, replacements for exterior walls among others. Although mostly recognised for their solid

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SWA member extends the scope for internal screens with new door options

SWA member extends the scope for internal screens with new door options

Customers across both the commercial and residential sectors will be able to enjoy the aesthetic and practical benefits to the new door options which Steel Window Association (SWA) member, West Leigh, has added to its range

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SWA member’s supply and fit success on Leicester redevelopment

The redevelopment of a former industrial building in Leicester involved a Midlands-based Steel Window Association member, Monk Metal Windows, who provided a supply, fit and glaze package for the main contractor, while coordinating closely with other trade sub-contractors and the architectural consultant, Gordon White & Hood (GWH) Architects.   

14 Deacon

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London design practice showcases steel window style

The headquarters of a leading design practice, located close to The Shard and the Southbank’s redeveloped London Bridge Station, provide a stylish example of steel windows’ relevance to a vibrant urban landscape. Steel Window Association (SWA) member, West Leigh, retrofitted three different systems into the building.

West Leigh was selected

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Bring steel windows and doors into your bathroom

Steel continues to dominate in the home fashion stakes; internal partitions and large steel windows replace solid doors and walls in homes. And, with advice from the Steel Window Association, you can enjoy plenty of options if you want to get the look!

The most common use of steel windows

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SWA member keeps the heritage of Walsingham House alive

Steel Window Association member, Crittall Windows, has renovated Walsingham House which is located in a key conservation area in London. Dating back to the 16th Century, the building is named after Queen Elizabeth 1’s famous ‘spymaster’, who lived in Seething Lane.

The space was transformed into modern offices, with a

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SWA refurbishment specialist, ASWS, returns to County Hall after twenty years

County Hall on the Southbank of the Thames is one of the capital’s most notable buildings, having continued to fulfil many roles since the departure of the GLC; and has twice been the focus for far-reaching restoration work involving one of the Steel Window Association’s members.

London-based, Associated Steel Window

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SWA member supplies steel windows and screens to London hotel

Steel Window Association (SWA) member, Crittall Windows, was chosen to undertake both internal and external work at the Ace Hotel in London’s Shoreditch. 

The 258-room hotel, an existing structure which has been refashioned into a distinctly boutique building, is just a few minutes’ walk from Brick Lane, near a conservation

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SWF introduces fixed Taylors Spindle to its portfolio

Steel Window Fittings (SWF), a Steel Window Association member, is pleased to announce the launch of its "Taylors Spindle".

New to Steel Window Fittings, the Taylors Spindle, which can be used with the company's B850 and B860 door handles. The Taylors Spindle is used to fix the handle so it

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Robert Hooke Science Centre showcases W50 thermally broken steel windows

The first full-scale installation of the revolutionary new W50TB (Thermally Broken) steel window system has been successfully carried out as part of the extension and refurbishment of the Robert Hooke Science Centre at Westminster School, London, improving both the appearance and the thermal performance of the building.

Steel Window Association

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Bring steel windows and doors into the kitchen

Open plan kitchens are hugely popular as they allow more natural light into the space. However, there's a lot to be said for separate spaces, so the development of broken plan kitchens arrived. Steel windows incorporate the best of both worlds with internal partitions to break up the space,

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SWA specifications ensure a British supply chain

Britain’s long and well regarded engineering heritage continues to flourish across a number of sectors; and can be seen fully represented by the businesses, of different sizes, which belong to the Steel Window Association.

The SWA membership undertakes a wide range of work, from replica refurbishment, and even in-situ repair,

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Bringing back brass

Give your steel windows or doors a brand new personality with a handle from Steel Window Fittings (SWF) in Antique Brass. Finishes on steel window fixtures and fittings can have as much of an impact on the visual aesthetics of your home as the steel windows or doors

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Steel windows and doorsets complete four-storey tannery conversion

Steel Window Association (SWA) member, West Leigh, has won the gratitude and admiration of a client local to its south London premises, for the quality of the firm’s W20 window and door package which completed the renovation and re-configuration of an old Victorian tannery building.  

Dating from 1850, Number 3

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W20 steel windows shine in Jewellery Quarter conservation contract

The retention of a four-storey façade has been one of the main technical challenges for the project team involved in the redevelopment of a former factory located in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter; with a member of the Steel Window Association (SWA), REA Metal Windows, having supplied and installed a

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SWA specifications ensure a British supply chain

Britain’s long and well regarded engineering heritage continues to flourish across a number of sectors; and can be seen fully represented by the businesses, of different sizes, which belong to the Steel Window Association.

 

The SWA membership undertakes a wide range of work, from replica refurbishment, and even in-situ repair,

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SWA membership service all sizes of project

Anyone visiting the Steel Window Association website (www.steel-window-association.co.uk) for the first time will be struck not just by the diversity of products and services that the member companies offer, but also the widely varying scale of the projects they tackle.

 

Although some members specialise in like-for-like refurbishment or smaller residential

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Half hour test success for SWA creates new openings for steel doorsets

A painstaking programme of development and testing, conducted by the Steel Window Association’s technical committee, has led to the UK’s top-rated fire testing centre granting a half-hour test certificate for both single and double W20 doorsets.

Ongoing work by SWA member companies over the past eight months has culminated in

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