Chichester was founded by the Romans when they landed in 43 AD. The Romans built a fort on the River Lavant to receive supplies from France and named the settlement “Noviomagus”. In Roman Chichester the rich lived in houses with glass windows, mosaic floors, painted murals on walls and even a form of central heating. However, by the end of the 4th Century the town began to decline.
At The Sash Window Workshop we often get asked by customers what is the difference between a sash window and casement window. To address this uncertainty, we have created an infographic to highlight the main differences, alongside some of the benefits and issues associated with each type of window.
Woking is a historic town in Surrey located on the River Wey. Woking has previously been known under many similar names, such as Wochingas.
Based in Kennington, within the London borough of Lambeth, the Oval hosted its first cricket Test Match between England and Australia in 1880. The venue is well known as the home of the Ashes, with the first Ashes match taking place in 1882. On Thursday the 100th match will be held at the venue.
When looking to improve the thermal efficiency in your home you may be unclear as to whether your windows just need draught proofing or whether you should double glaze your windows as well. Within this article, we outline the benefits associated with each repair service and what you should expect.
With the British tennis events concluding at Wimbledon’s All England Club this week, we take a look at some of the main tennis events in the UK, their history and the properties that can be found in the surrounding areas.
Are you unsure what work is required for your timber windows or doors and the process involved?
Henley-on-Thames is a 12th century market town located in South Oxfordshire. The town is steeped in history and is still home to many period properties, with a number of Georgian frontages covering older buildings in Main Street.
With Royal Ascot taking place this week, The Sash Window Workshop takes a look at the history and architecture of Ascot.
Ascot is located in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in-between the neighbouring villages of North Ascot and South Ascot.
A dining room should be a place where family and friends can gather around a table with some good food, drink and conversation.
Are you attending this year’s Opera Holland Park in London W8? Look out for our advert in this year’s programme.
The Sash Window Workshop is proud to have established an excellent reputation for manufacturing, installing and repairing timber windows since being established in 1994.
‘Noise pollution’ is disturbing or excessive noise that may harm the activity or balance of human or animal life. This can be caused by a variety of sources including traffic, house parties or roadworks.
A recent YouGov survey commissioned by RICS found that 89% of the British public believe that it is important to preserve Britain’s national heritage for future generations.
The Sash Window Workshop is proud to have achieved classification of weathertightness in accordance with standard BS 6375-1:2009 for vertical sliding sash windows.
If you are travelling on the Bakerloo or Victoria line this spring keep an eye out for our tube adverts!
The Sash Window Workshop has being raising money throughout March for Comic Relief.
When looking to add value to your period home, it is important to ensure that original features are retained, where possible, or replaced with like-for-like. If the originally features have been removed, you can often identify what should have been in your property by looking at other houses nearby.
With the courts report earlier this year that the death of Ms Telfer, killed when window frames fell on her in 2012, was 'avoidable' (source) the issue of health and safety when working on windows has once again been thrown into the spotlight.
St Albans is first recorded as Verlamion, a Celtic British Iron Age settlement. After the Roman conquest in AD 43, they developed Verulamium and it became one of the largest towns in Roman Britain.