Sash Windows Manchester | Reinstate Oriel Sash Window Before and After our Reinstate Sash service. Sash Window Specialist Manchester and North West undertook the restoration of this oriel window. An oriel window is a bay window that does not reach to the ground. To reinstate this oriel window back to an original double-hung vertical …
Sash Windows Manchester & North West
Sash Windows Manchester & North West offer expert restoration and repair of traditional sash windows, period casement windows and doors. This blog contains some examples of our restoration work including weather sealing, double glazing, glass upgrades, rot repair and bespoke replacement joinery.
Allow Sash Window Specialist North West to repair, renovate & upgrade your traditional sliding sash windows, casement windows & doors to improve the comfort, energy efficiency and security of your home or office.
From our base in Bolton, Greater Manchester we offer the full range of Sash Window Specialist services for heritage timber window and door restoration.
Servicing Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Merseyside, Derbyshire & West Yorkshire. We have also undertaken larger window restoration projects in Scotland, Ireland and France.
North West Architecture
The impact of the industrial revolution still dominates the architecture of Manchester and the north-west of England. But once outside of the Victorian cities there are heritage properties that reflect all aspects of English architectural styles.
The Industrial Revolution began in the latter half of the 18th century and changed agricultural societies more industrialized and urban. The rise of large factories turned smaller towns into major cities over the span of only a few decades.
Industrialization and the textile industry brought great wealth to the north-west that funded the construction of impressive public buildings. Many of these lavish civil buildings could easily compete with the finest in London.
The invention of portland cement enabled the brick construction of large mills, warehouses and factories that all had employees needing housing. Rows and rows of ‘2 up 2 down’ terraced house were built for the workers. These homes had no front garden and so vertical opening windows were ideal. The sash window was mass-produced, but homes for workers had budget windows constructed from 32mm thick timber sections. Surrounding the rows of terraced homes were semi-detached homes for the managerial staff and a large detached mansion for the mill owner. The windows and doors used in these period homes were far more substantial and have withstood the tests of time far better.
Manchester Sash Window Specialist | Arch Window Glass Upgrade At this period home in Manchester we the undertook restoration of the windows & doors. Upgrade Glazing On shaped windows we must create a template for each pane of glass. The narrow glazing bars in these arched windows have small rebates that leave little room for …
Sash Window Specialist Manchester & North West Draught sealing and repairing rotten bow sash windows in Manchester England. North West Architecture The impact of the industrial revolution still dominates the architecture of Manchester and the north-west of England. But once outside of the Victorian cities there are heritage properties that reflect all aspects of …