Clement Windows Group recently exhibited at the Listed Property Show which took place at Olympia over the weekend of 18th and 19th February.
The show, which saw visitor numbers close to 7,500, gave owners of Listed Properties the opportunity to talk to 150 specialist suppliers and gain expert advice and information on all aspects of maintaining, altering and renovating a listed home.
Clement’s stand showcased examples of high specification metal window ranges suitable for Listed Properties or those in Conservation Areas, such as: EB14, a slimline beading system with a conventional appearance which can be manufactured to fit existing apertures; the Standard Metal Window (SMW) ‘F’ series, a single glazed steel window used for sensitive replacement work where a precise geometric match is required; and, the Brooking steel framing system, designed for buildings with a traditional appearance which require a specialist ‘putty fronted’ system.
These steel window ranges not only look wonderful, but can help improve thermal and acoustic performance and maximise security, while still meeting the stringent requirements of Conservation Officers.
A selection of Clement Conservation Rooflights, recently awarded an A+ window energy rating by the BFRC, were also on display and their good looks and low profile attracted many passers-by. Available in two types for both slate and tile roofs, they are regularly specified by Conservation Officers for Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas.
Clement have a long-standing relationship with The Listed Property Owners Club and regularly appear in their publication, Listed Heritage magazine. It was wonderful to have a presence at the show and to meet so many new faces as well as several satisfied former clients.
Genuine steel windows are being specified on a regular basis more frequently now than at any time during the last 30 years. Architects, planning officers, designers and property owners are becoming increasingly aware of the many benefits that steel windows have to offer, not least their robust strength and stunning good looks.
This revival in the specification of original steel windows has its roots in the growing trend to restore and preserve the finest of our old buildings rather than demolish them and construct new ones. Planning regulations in the UK concerning the protection of our architectural heritage are rigorous. Indeed, they are seen worldwide as an example of how the best of the past can be conserved and found new uses for in the modern world. Read the rest of this entry »
Guess who will have a stand at The Listed Property Show 2017?!
The show will be held at Olympia, London over the weekend of 18th & 19th February.
If you are maintaining, altering or renovating your listed home – or even looking to buy one – The Listed Property Show is not to be missed!
We look forward to seeing you at our stand C9, you can get free admission by using the link here.
The Clement Windows Group were thrilled to sponsor the Small Project of the Year (up to £5m) category at this year’s Building Awards, which took place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Tuesday 8th November. Bennetts Associates beat a shortlist of ten nominees and scooped the award for their Shaftesbury Theatre project. Hosted by James Nesbit the evening was a huge success.
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As expert manufacturers of superb steel windows, we have a wealth of experience working on a huge variety of buildings over the years. Steel windows are great for commercial buildings, homes and period properties, and they’re a perfect fit for academic buildings too. We’ve worked on a range of educational establishments over the years, and we wanted to share a few of our favourites with you.
The Clement Windows Group are thrilled to be sponsoring the Small Project of the Year (up to £5m) category at this year’s Building Awards 2016, which will take place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 8th November.
Clement are excited to announce that we are sponsoring the Small Project of the Year (up to £5M) category at the Building Awards 2016. The 22nd edition of the awards will take place on Tuesday 8th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Steel windows as we know them are sleek, modern and wonderfully versatile so it’s hard to believe that their roots trace all the way back to medieval times. Here at Clement Windows, we love period windows and restoration projects just as much as we love modern, cutting-edge design. That’s why we want to tell you a little about the fascinating history of metal windows. Read the rest of this entry »
Metal windows are specified for commercial projects for a vast number of reasons. Maybe the building has been listed because it is of significant architectural or historical interest and steel is the material that will best replicate the original window design. Or perhaps the project involves a modern structure that will benefit from the stunning good looks and contemporary feel that can only be achieved with steel. Read the rest of this entry »
Windows, when chosen correctly, complement the unique character of any property. They’re also integral to home security, energy efficiency and noise reduction. This means that window choice is an extremely important decision if you want to retain the style, safety and sustainability of your home. If you are considering replacing or fitting steel windows, there are a number of factors that should play a big part in the decision making process.
Dealing with period properties always presents a unique set of challenges. Usually the biggest issues arise in maintaining the integrity of the architecture when making changes or updating different features. These same issues occur time and again when owners of period properties need to replace or restore their old metal windows, so what can you do to make the process easier?
In any home, safety and security are always of the utmost importance. Windows are one of the most important factors in securing your home but are all too often overlooked in favour of other security systems. Windows are often the most fragile, and therefore easiest, points of entry for unwelcome visitors in your home.
With this in mind, it is important to make sure that your metal windows are up to scratch when it comes to security.