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Steel screens offer an intoxicating aesthetic for wine cellars

Creating a striking contemporary look while allowing visibility and the passage of light between different areas, glazed steel partitions and doors from members of the Steel Window Association have many applications within commercial and residential buildings, including screening wine cellars.

In traditional wine cellars, the aesthetics

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Steel windows and doors bring new life to church interior

Steel windows and doors bring new life to church interior

Highly commended in the 'Best Change of Use of an Existing Building or Conversion' category of the LABC awards, Hope Church Islington St David owes some of its success to the 33 windows and doors manufactured and installed by

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Steel windows add timeless aesthetic to Victorian town house

Steel windows add timeless aesthetic to Victorian town house

As part of the refurbishment of his own Victorian town house in Primrose Hill, North London, a property developer opted to replace a large ‘wall’ of sliding aluminium doors with an impressive contemporary screen formed of three pairs of

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Steel windows add timeless aesthetic to Victorian town house

Steel windows add timeless aesthetic to Victorian town house

As part of the refurbishment of his own Victorian town house in Primrose Hill, North London, a property developer opted to replace a large ‘wall’ of sliding aluminium doors with an impressive contemporary screen formed of three pairs of

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Metal windows allow light to flood new Chelsea basement

Metal windows allow light to flood new Chelsea basement

A design brief that required the maximum amount of daylight to enter a four-bedroom flat within the ground floor and newly-created basement of a terraced property in Chelsea, resulted in Henri Bredenkamp, director at Studio 30 Architects, selecting bespoke

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Bespoke bathroom screens designed by SWA members

Bespoke bathroom screens designed by SWA members

Exploiting the strength and slim proportions only steel can offer, bespoke internal glazed partitions, screens and shower enclosures, designed and manufactured by Steel Window Association members, are growing in popularity.  

Especially prevalent in high-end commercial and residential projects, steel is

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Metal windows allow light to flood new Chelsea basement

Metal windows allow light to flood new Chelsea basement

A design brief that required the maximum amount of daylight to enter a four-bedroom flat within the ground floor and newly-created basement of a terraced property in Chelsea, resulted in Henri Bredenkamp, director at Studio 30 Architects, selecting bespoke

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Steel window refurbishment helps preserve historic RAF Bicester

RAF Bicester was a major base for Bomber Command during the Second World War and served as a military airfield from as early as 1916. Largely intact, the well-preserved site is now home to Bicester Heritage, the UK’s first centre for

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Change of address for the Association

From Tuesday 1 September 2015 the new address and telephone number for the SWA will be as follows:

Steel Window Association

Unit 2 Temple Place

247 The Broadway

London

SW19 1SD

Telephone: 020 8543 2841

 E: info@steel-window-association.co.uk

W: www.steel-window-association.co.uk

 

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W20 thermal performance meets building regulations

Meeting Part L of the current building regulations for thermal performance, W20 steel window and door sections offer incredible versatility and are the traditional commercial framing system for domestic and commercial installations where slender profiles and good light transmission are required.

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Beat burglars with steel windows

The inherent strength of their frames means that steel windows are the best for safeguarding against unwanted intruders. One of the best deterrents to a prospective thief is the traditional ‘cottage’ style steel window, divided into small panes, with interlocked steel

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SWA supports new glazing group – for the good of the industry

The Steel Window Association (SWA) represents the great majority of UK steel window manufacturers, ranging in size from the smallest of craft-based companies through to large, multi-site companies. It is no surprise then that the association is one of the founding

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SWA member wins Gold award at SHE Awards 2015

Steel Window Association member, Steel Window Services and Supplies Ltd, has been awarded a Gold award for health and safety performance at the London 2015 SHE (Safety and Health Expo) Awards.

BAM Construction presented 11 health and safety awards

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New steel windows provide a warm view of London

Providing views across the River Thames towards The Shard and other London landmarks, the windows at President’s Quay, in St Katherine’s Way near Tower Bridge, have suffered from significant exposure to the weather. Residents in a number of flats were consequently

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Steel windows bring industrial style to domestic extension

Keen to extend their house in Wandsworth, South West London, to create a large, light filled family kitchen and dining area opening directly onto the garden, Simon and Marissa Pilkington used a screen of steel windows and doors to provide a strong industrial aesthetic. To manufacture and install the

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Keeping the burglars out with steel windows

Difficult to force because of the inherent strength of their frames, steel windows are not liked by burglars. One of the best deterrents to a prospective thief is the traditional ‘cottage’ style steel window, divided into small frames, with interlocked steel glazing bars. Steel Window Association members also offer

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Steel windows provide subtle solution for Cotswold cottage

Set in a picturesque Cotswold village, the Victorian cottage Glen and Rachel Wardrop had bought needed extensive renovation inside and out. When it came to the windows, the couple turned to Steel Window Association member, the Cotswold Casement Company, to manufacture

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Steel window renovation allows Art Deco building to be reborn

A landmark in Newcastle city centre since it opened in the 1930s, the old Co-op department store building has undergone extensive refurbishment and is to become a 184-bedroom Premier Inn hotel, with retail outlets and a large gym. The original steel windows are a key feature of the building

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Replacement steel windows bring original aesthetics and energy savings

Built in 1896, the Old Town Hall in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, had fallen into disuse but, following an extensive £8 million redevelopment programme, the Grade II* listed building has been reopened as the Redhouse, an arts and creative industries centre. A key aspect of the renovation was the

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Energy efficiency with steel window style

Dating from the 1930s, One Southampton Street has been refurbished to provide eight floors of flexible open plan office space that average 3,400 ft² and offer superb natural light thanks to some 120 new steel windows installed on three sides. The

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