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Nestled in the West Sussex countryside lies this striking family home. The new owners purchased the property in a poor state of repair with plans to refurbish, reconfigure and extend the building. Their brief was to retain all the original character and charm of the original house, using locally sourced materials where possible. These included reclaimed bricks, roof tiles and local Fittleworth stone.
Clement EB24 steel windows with leaded lights were chosen to replace the original metal windows. The 9mm oval leads are applied to the inside and the outside of the outer pane and feature a hand crafted soldered joint. This provides an almost identical match but with the added advantage of improved thermal efficiency and security.
Paulo Espírito Santo, Founding Partner at Espirito Santo Architects said: "When choosing the right windows for this beautiful house it was important that they would both be in keeping with the character of the building and provide better thermal qualities. We think the new Clement steel windows have done exactly that. They finish off the project perfectly. Our clients are absolutely delighted with the new steel windows and we felt they offered us excellent value for money."
Site: Private Residence, West Sussex
Contractor: Stella Rossa Contractors Ltd, Unit 30, Metropolitan Park, Greenford, London UB6 8UQ
Architect: Espirito Santo Architects, The Refinery Chelsea, 13 Radnor Walk, London, SW3 4BP
Specification: Clement EB24 steel window range with leaded lights
Colour: RAL 9005 (Jet Black) matt
Furniture: Hampstead handles in a dark bronze finish with matching B375/200 RTD peg stays
Clement EB24 bespoke steel windows are manufactured from hot rolled steel window and door profiles generally in compliance with BS 6510 Revision 10 Nov 2020 which are produced from 98% recycled steel source material. Hot dip zinc galvanised to EN ISO BS:1461 and with a polyester powder coat paint finish to BS:6497 2005 EN 13438 2018.