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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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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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Let the light flow with stunning steel screens

Broken-plan homes give the appearance of more space while still maintaining separate areas. This is often achieved through the use of internal screens. Steel windows are the perfect material for these internal screens as they are strong and sturdy, and will let plenty of natural light flow throughout your

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Steel – choose quality and heritage for windows, doors and screens

There are many choices when looking at new or refitted windows, doors and screens for both residential and commercial buildings. Yet the one material the specifier can be truly sure of in terms of longevity, flexibility and beauty is steel.  Each steel bespoke window and internal/external door will last

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Versatility of steel

The industrial style of steel windows is fashionable while the strong, versatile material is ideal for external windows, double doors, internal partitions, and shower screens.  

External steel windows can boast interlocked steel glazing bars if specified which make them incredibly strong and secure. They also require less maintenance than timber

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Steel steals the show at Hackney Church Brew Co’s uber cool stunning home in the arches

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Steel Window Association member launches versatile MP196 and MP920 MultiPoint handles

Steel Window Association (SWA) member, Steel Window Fittings (SWF) specialises in providing expert quality and aesthetic fittings for steel window frames. Two brand new handles have been designed to make appealing, technically clever additions to the product portfolio available from SWF.

The handles demonstrate carefully chosen features and functionality with

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