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The SWA supports member companies with wide ranging services including product development, market research and promotion. At the same time SWA helps ensure that each member operates to the highest industry standards.

SWA's W30, a new range of domestic double glazed windows aimed primarily at the replacement market, embodies classic

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NEW THERMALLY EFFICIENT STEEL WINDOWS FOR HOUSES AND FLATS

The new W30 style meets the latest Building Regulation requirements for domestic dwellings while looking every bit the definitive example of a traditional steel window.

Until now the problem that the industry faced was how to improve thermal performance without radically changing the design of the window and the W30

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STEEL WINDOWS OFFER LISTED MILL AUTHENTIC WARMTH

The residents of a Grade II* listed former cotton mill, located on the Aston Canal in Greater Manchester, have gained increased comfort levels through the installation of Part L compliant, W40 fenestration by a member of the Steel Window Association.

Cavendish Mill at Ashton-under-Lyme was converted into a series of

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NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE CONFIRMS THE SUITABILITY OF STEEL WINDOWS

A major refurbishment programme carried out by Wates Construction on the National Audit Office in London has featured the installation of nearly 700 W20 and W40 windows doors and screens by a member of the Steel Window Association.

West Leigh employed W20 and W40 sections to fabricate new frames for

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ST. DOMINIC'S SCHOOL REFURBISHED WITH W20 STEEL WINDOWS

Double doorsets as well as old metal windows have been replaced under a major contract carried out by a member of the Steel Window Association as part of the refurbishment of a north London primary school.

The work on St Dominic’s Primary School in Camden was undertaken by West Leigh

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BRIT AWARD FOR STEEL WINDOWS

West Leigh carried out its sub-contract on behalf of the Neilcott Construction Group, supplying a variety of window types, all manufactured using the W40 system of steel sections. The Daniel Connal Partnership was the architectural practice in charge of the project.

The Architectural technologist for the Daniel Connal Partnership, Matthew

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WHY STEEL SHOULD STILL APPEAL

Many former council tenants who bought their flats under the Right to Buy scheme, could, as leaseholders, be paying out unnecessary money because social landlords are replacing steel windows with PVC-U units as part of the government's Decent Homes initiative.

The claim is made by the Steel Window Association (SWA)

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NEW MULTI-POINT LOCKING SYSTEMS FOR STEEL WINDOWS

The SWA worked in conjunction with the leading UK-based hardware company, Basta Parsons (an SWA member) on the development of the multi-point locking system which is supplied to manufacturers as a kit of parts, suiting all size options within the W40 range from 600 mm up to 2400 mm

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STEEL WINDOW ASSEMBLY OPENS UP SHOREDITCH SKYLINE

A high performance steel framed glazing system has been supplied by a member of the Steel Window Association to create an unusually large sliding door system that opens up the top floor suite on a redeveloped office building with an imposing view of the City of London skyline.

ASD Architectural

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WHY STEEL IS THE GREENEST

All UK steel windows are now manufactured from recycled steel. And when they come to the end of their useful life, perhaps centuries from now (steel does not warp, rot or degrade), they can be recycled again!

The steel window industry is now recognised as amongst the greenest building product

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LISTED APARTMENTS LIFTED BY STEEL WINDOWS WINDOW CONTRACT

Bermondsey-based West Leigh Ltd won the contract on Cropthorne Court in Maida Vale, the only residential building designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the famous English architect. Cropthorne Property Management, the organisation representing the residents of the 42 apartments in the building, approached the specialist steel window manufacturer to

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EVOLUTION OF STEEL WINDOWS DEMONSTRATED BY DARWIN PROJECT

EVOLUTION OF STEEL WINDOWS DEMONSTRATED BY DARWIN PROJECT

Refurbishment work on one of the Royal College of Art's main campus buildings in London has provided a snapshot of the way that steel windows have developed over the past century, while greatly improving both the thermal performance of the property.

Steel Window

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STEEL WINDOWS REMIND US 'O' IS FOR OVALTINE

Members of the Steel Window Association are accustomed to either restoring or matching unusual pieces of architectural ironmongery when carrying out conservation contracts, but the manufacturer involved with the conversion of a former art deco drinks factory was confronted with a bigger than normal challenge.

Monk Metal Windows was chosen

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