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A listed building in a conservation area where replacement windows must be approved by the local planning authority

A Guide to Replacing Windows in a Conservation Area

Window replacement in a conservation area Replacing windows in a conservation area isn’t straightforward. Windows aren’t just bits of glass…

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The Challenge of Replacing Heritage Windows

Owners of Listed Buildings and searched long and hard for a viable update for their old single glazed units when…

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20 Years in High End Joinery

Two Decades of Quality Joinery Formed in March 1998, the Alfreton based company, has gone from strength to strength from…

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Gowercroft apprentice

Gowercroft Apprentice wins National Award

Apprentice of the Year – Oliver Walker Gowercroft apprentice Oliver Walker has scooped the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ prize in…

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Gowercroft Apprentice shortlisted for Major Industry Award

Joinery Apprentice receives prestigious nomination Gowercroft Joinery 3rd Year apprentice, Oliver Walker, has been shortlisted for The British Woodworking Federation’s Apprentice of the…

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Build It Awards Winners

Gowercroft Win Best Windows at Build It Awards 2017

Gowercroft Wooden Windows are officially ‘The Best’! Our new window range, designed specifically for the heritage and conservation market, has…

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double glazing on a rich looking house with timber windows and impressive double wooden doors in london

The Problem with Slim Double Glazing in Heritage Windows

Slim double glazing in heritage windows may be revolutionary, but it’s not without it’s problems Gowercroft Director Andrew Madge discusses…

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Spacia Glass

What is Pilkington Spacia ™ glass?

Conventional double glazing consists of two glass panes placed up to 20mm apart, with the cavity between the panes filled…

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Greg receives his award from the BWF

Greg Chosen as BWF Trainee of the Year

BWF Joinery Trainee of the Year – Greg! Gowercroft Joinery Level 3 apprentice, Greg Kasowicz, age 23 from Sutton-in-Ashfield, has…

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