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If your window needs replacing it is worth considering whether you can just replace the moving parts of the window (the sashes) or whether the whole window will require replacement.

Hastings is well known for the 1066 ‘Battle of Hastings’ where William the Conqueror defeated King Harold’s army to become the next King of England. However, most historians* believe that the battle was located at nearby Battle Abbey, approximately 6 miles North of Hastings.

Do you want to explore different historic sites in England? You can now view a walk around tour of around 30 different English Heritage sites from the comfort of your own home.

When looking to replace your timber windows it is important to check whether the windows will comply with building regulations.

Have you seen The Sash Window Workshop’s article in this month’s Period Ideas magazine? The Sash Window Workshop are proud to feature as a design icon as part of Period Ideas’ best in British craftsmanship feature.

Wokingham means ‘Wocca’s people’s home’ and the town dates back to the Saxon times, when the town was a Saxon settlement occupied by the followers of a man called Wocca. Wocca also owned lands at Wokefield and Woking.

Haslemere is located within Surrey, in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is near the border of Hampshire and Sussex. Prehistoric tools and weapons have been discovered in the area dating from Celtic and Romano-British times. However, very little is known about Haslemere until the 12th Century, when a chapel was built in the village.

When designing the perfect study room or office for your home it is important to consider your personal requirements and what works best for you when working or studying.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, commonly referred to as Tunbridge Wells, was initially a spa retreat after Lord North drank from the local spring in 1606 and claimed it healed him from his illness. When he returned to London the news spread and many people flocked to the water.

Are you travelling on the London underground this Autumn? Look out for The Sash Window Workshop’s tube adverts in Belsize Park and Fulham Broadway stations!

The earliest mention of Amersham as a settlement was in 796. Between 1066 and 1655 Amersham is recorded to have had 38 different names, including Agmodesham, Hamersham and Amersame.

When installing a replacement window or door, or looking to upgrade existing ironmongery, it is important to consider the style that would suit your property, in addition to the quality of the furniture.

Guildford was initially a Saxon village located by a ford. The village grew and became a town in the early 10th Century.

Well known today as the home to Oxford University, the first mention of Oxford dates back to 911, when the city was known as Oxnaforda.

Heritage Open Days celebrates the history and culture of England. The festival includes thousands of events, ranging from workshops to tours and is part of the European Heritage Days events.

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.

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