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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.

Beckenham (BR3) is in the London Borough of Bromley. Evidence has been found showing that people have occupied the area since the Stone Age.

Have you seen The Sash Window Workshop’s article in the April issue of iBuild magazine about the benefits of installing a bi-fold door in your period property?

Thame (OX9) is a market town in Oxfordshire. The first record of the town dates from the Anglo-Saxon era, when it was part of the kingdom of Wessex.

In 2019 The Sash Window Workshop celebrates 25 years in business on the back of record sales figures for 2018 which have carried through to the first quarter of 2019.

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