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History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Dulwich, South East London

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Dulwich, South East London

Dulwich, which until 1889 was part of the parish of Camberwell in Surrey, is today located across the London Boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth. The first recorded evidence of a settlement at Dulwich is from 967AD, when it was granted by King Edgar to Earl Aelfheah. ...

The 7 Most Expensive Towns and Cities in England Outside of London

The 7 Most Expensive Towns and Cities in England Outside of London

With people having to spend more time in their homes over the last year and many people working from home, you may be considering selling up and moving home. Recent research shows that an increasing number of people living in the capital are looking to relocate...

Can wooden windows be repaired?

Can wooden windows be repaired?

Can wooden windows be repaired? The simple answer to this is yes. One of the advantages of timber windows is that, unlike plastic or aluminium windows, they can often be repaired rather than requiring complete replacement. Depending on the condition of the window,...

The Sash Window Workshop: We Are Open

The Sash Window Workshop: We Are Open

In the light of the current Coronavirus restrictions, we wanted to reassure you that we are “open for business”. The Government has made it clear that the construction and manufacturing industries should continue, allowing us to continue manufacturing our windows and...

The Sash Window Workshop: Looking Back at 2020

The Sash Window Workshop: Looking Back at 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, we look back on a year which has been unlike any other. We are proud to have been able to adjust and respond to the challenges that this year has presented. We have achieved a lot in 2020, working hard to manufacture, install and repair...

What does a traditional sash window look like?

What does a traditional sash window look like?

A common misconception is that there is one type of design and specification for all Victorian, Edwardian or Georgian sash windows. However, traditional windows are bespoke and there were a variety of different design styles of sash windows within each of these...

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Hertford, Hertfordshire

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Hertford, Hertfordshire

Hertford is the historical county town of Hertfordshire. The town, which dates back to the Saxon period, owes a lot of its history to the River Lea, which passes through the town. The river helped form a natural boundary between the land occupied by the Danelaw and...

How to measure a window for a sash replacement quote

How to measure a window for a sash replacement quote

When looking to obtain a quote to replace timber sash windows, you may wish to obtain prices without requiring salesmen from several different companies visiting your property. The simplest way to do this is to send across measurements and photos of your sash windows...

How safe are sash windows?

How safe are sash windows?

Family safety is always an important issue in any home. In this article, we look at the safety of sash windows for your family’s home. If your existing sash windows are damaged, they can present a real safety risk to you and your family. In addition to any broken...

Have you seen The Sash Window Workshop’s tube adverts?

Have you seen The Sash Window Workshop’s tube adverts?

If you are travelling on the London underground over the next month, look out for our tube adverts in Warwick Avenue, Angel and Parsons Green! With its rich heritage, Central London is home to numerous period properties with traditional timber windows and doors. The...