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Renovated steel windows stand out at Freemasons’ Hall

For nearly two decades, Steel Window Association member, Steel Window Service and Supplies, has been involved with work relating to the windows of Freemasons’ Hall, the headquarters of the United Grand Lodge

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Glasshouse Street

Steel window refurbishment helps realise Glasshouse Street potential

Part of the Crown Estate’s regeneration of the Regent Street Quadrant in Central London, 21 Glasshouse Street is a Grade II listed building that has recently undergone major refurbishment, resulting in the scheme being awarded BREEAM excellent. A notable feature of the

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W50Therm - a break for steel windows

W50Therm - a break for steel windows

The drive for energy efficient, low carbon buildings has upped the ante when it comes to specifying products and materials. As insulation standards get even higher, attention is concentrated on areas of the structure that are relatively colder. Where these ‘thermal bridges’ occur,

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Steel windows create new design aesthetic in top-to-toe refurbishment

Steel windows have remained an enduring element in both domestic and commercial buildings for centuries due to their slim sight-lines combined with rugged performance; yet they, like many building products, are subject to trends in styles and application.

Most recently, members of the Steel Window Association have reported a resurgence in

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Steel windows create new design aesthetic in top-to-toe refurbishment

Having originally bought and renovated their Victorian terraced house in Hammersmith, West London, some 16 years ago, Tom and Polly Sykes decided it needed ‘top-to-toe’ refurbishment. One of the first priorities was the replacement of leaking and outdated wooden bi-fold doors, with double doors from Steel Window Association member,

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Steel windows debut at Adele’s studio

Occupying a Victorian warehouse building in Ladbroke Grove, West London, Walters Workshops is a creative oasis for artisan workshops and music recording and is where Adele's smash hit 'Rolling in the Deep' was first demo recorded. As part of the initial phase of a refurbishment programme, original cast

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Steel windows are key to extension of Victorian home

When Kim and John Potter bought their double-fronted Victorian terraced house in South London two years ago, they undertook a major renovation which included the construction of a large, single storey rear extension. A 9m wide floor-to-ceiling screen of steel double doors opening onto the garden is a

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Great Wolford property features W30 steel windows

A private residential development, on the edge of the Cotswolds, has made striking use of W30 steel windows and doors; fabricated and installed by Moreton-in-the-Marsh-based member of the Steel Window Association, Cotswold Casements.

The beautiful new home at Great Wolford, a village at the southern tip of Warwickshire, extends an

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Steel windows add warehouse appeal to new apartments

Recognised with an award for excellence in design and construction, Carlton Works is a development of six one-bedroom apartments and a two-bedroom penthouse; these are created within a building built in 1916 when it was known as the New Theatre. To add to the high-end warehouse feel of

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Inconspicuous draught stripping for steel doors

Designed to provide a neat way of draught-proofing internal steel doors, the W20 profile end cap is now available from Steel Window Association members and can be factory-fitted into the bottom of internal pivot or sliding doors of any size.

The end cap offers an inconspicuous alternative to

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Cotswold architect uses steel windows for upgrade of listed farmhouse

The project team responsible for the sensitive but stylish alterations to a Grade II listed farmhouse have made use of W20 steel windows and doorsets, supplied and installed by a member of the Steel Window Association.  

Both the design consultant, James Mackintosh Architects, and the property are located in the

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New door handles from SWA’s Steel Window Fittings for the ultimate in style

Two new door handle designs are now available from Steel Window Association member, Steel Window Fittings (SWF); designed to answer the demand for stylish external and internal steel ironmongery.

The slim backplate (30mm), and separate matching Escutcheon, are perfect for a wide range of locks and latches. The standard backplate on

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Striking steel window fashion

Originally used for industrial purposes, steel-framed windows are now commonplace among discerning homeowners and interior designers. Whether the building is modern or historic, the seamless and stylish look of steel windows work amongst various aesthetics.

Made from the strongest material on the market, steel windows offer incredible strength and security

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Steel windows in fashion for Clapham brewery building renovation

A leading member of the Steel Window Association has manufactured and installed bespoke double glazed W20 frames for the refurbishment of a former brewery building in South London, with the replacement fenestration fulfilling various technical as well as planning requirements.

West Leigh Ltd carried out the £130K contract on the

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Designer selects steel entrance screen for extension to her 1930s home

Architects – and TV shows! - talk about using large scale glazing “to let the outside connect with the inside” of a property, but one design professional has specified a high-performance, triple glazed composite screen from a member of the Steel Window Association to ensure the heat inside does

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SWA member completes five-year restoration contract on Hackney Town Hall

A member of the Steel Window Association which specialises in the restoration of old metal windows has successfully completed a phased, five-year involvement with the refurbishment of an East London landmark.

Hackney Town Hall is a Grade II, art-deco style building and one of the capital’s most recognisable municipal properties,

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W20 screen and doorsets complete kitchen extension to Edwardian home

The inherent strength and slim sightlines characteristic of W20 steel sections have enabled a member of the Steel Window Association to create a large screen with two sets of double doors, forming the entire gable end to a North London period property’s new extension: elegantly linking the expanded kitchen

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Steel Window Association members offer the real steel deal

Darren Lloyd, President of the Steel Window Association, advises why specifiers should seek the expertise of its member companies.

From the Ivy League university campuses of America to warehouse properties flanking many of our inland waterways, along with the internationally-recognised minimalist homes created by architects like

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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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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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