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History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Alton, Hampshire

Alton in Hampshire is believed to date back to the Anglo-Saxon period. However, evidence has been found of a Roman posting station in nearby Neatham, located by the Roman road which connects Chichester and Silchester.

Have you seen our advert at Sunningdale train station?

Sunningdale railway station is served by trains running between London Waterloo and Reading. If you are traveling to or from Sunningdale train station, or passing through the station by train, look out for our advert which will be at the Sunningdale station until the 20th October.

The first settlement in Dorking is believed to date from the Roman times, however the name Dorking is Saxon driving from ‘Dorchingas’.

For the first time, this year the Heritage Open Days will run for 10 consecutive days between the 13th and the 22nd September. 2019 celebrates 25 years of the Heritage Open Days, England’s contribution to the European Heritage Days.

Princes Risborough is a small town at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire. The location of Princes Risborough probably played a large part in its existence, with the town providing a link between the River Thames and the Icknield Way, both of which were historically important routes.

There are several incorrect timber window myths that you may have heard over the years. But, as long as you choose a high-quality replacement timber window, they will be a good long-term investment. In this article we dispel some of the most common timber window myths.

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Havant, Hampshire

By 1086, Havant was already a small village with a population of around 100 people. The town had two mills, which ground grain to flour to make bread for the villagers.

When deciding on your new windows or doors, you will need to consider the different glazing options. In addition to selecting either double glazing, heritage glazing or single glazing, there are various types of glass which can help solve a variety of different problems.

The first records of Witney date from the Anglo-Saxon period in 969 AD. However, evidence has been found which suggests that there were also settlements nearby in the Iron Age and Roman period.

A recent survey from Zoopla shows that the homeowners in Kensington and Chelsea stay for an average of 35.5 years, with Brent homeowners staying for an average of 35.4 years.

Worthing dates back to the stone age, with a mine at Church Hill in nearby Findon believed to be one of the earliest known mines in Britain. However, Worthing started growing to become the town that we recognise today in the late 18th Century.

The Sash Window Workshop has released an updated video of the company’s workshop in Bracknell, Berkshire.

Camberley (GU15) is situated in Surrey on the border with Berkshire and Hampshire. Prior to the 19th Century, the area was part of Bagshot or Frimley Heath.

Are you looking for inspiration for your home renovation project?

Haywards Heath is a large town, located 14 miles north of Brighton, in West Sussex.

Unsure what to expect when replacing the sashes (the moving parts of your window) while retaining the existing window frames? Our new video shows you the process from start to finish, allowing our customers to fully understand the service they are having on their windows.

Prior to 1859, Crowthorne was just a small hamlet with a few properties.

Do you live in a listed building and subscribe to the Listed Heritage magazine? If the answer is yes, look out for our case study on pages 79 and 80 of the May/June double glazing special.

Bournemouth’s history dates back to the late Georgian period. Before the 1800s, most of the town was remote and barren heathland with the only regular visitors in the 16th century being fishermen, turf cutters and gangs of smugglers.

With the recent protests and discussions on how we need to be more environmentally friendly, you may be looking to reduce your own impact on the environment.

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