Timber window and door specialist Gowercroft Joinery has received a 2017 Build It Award for its new range of heritage windows designed specifically for listed properties and the conservation market.
Gowercroft saw off competition from other joinery companies, as well as PVC-u and aluminium manufacturers, to win the Best Windows category at the awards, which recognise the best products, services, projects and innovations available to self-builders and renovators.
Revolutionary in their design, the new Winston heritage sliding sash and Richmond heritage flush casement windows are the first of a new generation of high-tech timber windows.
The combination of traditional detailing in Accoya timber, Pilkington SPACIA ultra-thin vacuum glazing and the latest in micro-porous paint coatings, deliver a slimlined aesthetic with no double reflection, plus modern levels of heat and noise insulation, maintenance,
durability, sustainability and low life-cycle costs.
“When specifying windows, self-builders and renovators are looking for products that deliver on both aesthetics, design and performance – a prospect only made more difficult when
dealing with listed properties The Richmond and Winston designs offer an outstanding solution, providing excellent U-values and ultra-thin profiles,” said the judges.
Andrew Madge, managing director of Gowercroft Joinery said: “We are delighted to have received such an accolade. We set out to design a product that would revolutionise the heritage window market and the Build It Award is a recognition our hard work and success in achieving that goal.”
The Winston and Richmond Heritage windows have already been specified in a number of Grade II listed properties including Winston Churchill’s former home.
Picture: Gowercroft Joinery’s Winston window range