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Why Us?

Why choose Gowercroft as your Window and Door Supplier?

We are an award-winning, premium quality, full service, UK manufacturer of external joinery products with industry-leading guarantees. Designing, manufacturing and installing windows, doors, and garden rooms for new build, renovation and heritage projects.

Award Winning Windows and Doors

When you buy Gowercroft windows and doors you have the assurance of knowing that the industry recognises our products as some of the best available. Our windows and doors have won and been shortlisted for numerous national, industry awards, including winning Best Windows at the 2017 Build It Awards. We have also won recognition for both our project delivery and our business as a whole. For more information about why and where we have achieved success, follow this link.









Industry leading performance

We have undertaken major product development, utilising the skills and experience of Universities, suppliers and customers, to create products which really work. Are products are always designed to deliver exceptional guarantees, excellent performance in security and weather testing, and traditional British aesthetics together with setting new standards on sustainability and materials health.

No quibble 10-year guarantee

We take a completely unique perspective on guarantees! We believe that a warranty is a relationship and by respecting that relationship, we save a lot of money on marketing. We are so confident that our windows and doors will perform in the long term, we offer a 10-year no maintenance guarantee with all our painted products. No small print about unachievable maintenance schedules, no exclusions and no “materials only” clauses.

26 years uninterrupted trading

Our guarantees are supported by our trading history dating back to 1998. Although we have grown during that time from a small bespoke joinery shop to a nationally known supplier of high-quality windows and doors, our approach and ownership haven’t changed. We always seek steady and sustainable growth which puts the customer first. Our guarantees have genuine value because we will be here to honour them.

Gowercroft first timber window workshop
Our first workshop

Gowercroft new timber window workshop photo taken from above with management in front of a window making machine
Look how we have grown

Customer-first approach to service

We love to get good feedback from our customers and clients regularly refer to us as, “the nice guys of windows”. We know that windows and doors are a significant investment and we are dedicated to delivering a product you are delighted with. No-one is perfect and if problems arise during the process (regardless of fault), we are quick to respond and work with our customers to find the best possible solutions.

British manufacturer, locally owned

We continue to invest in our Derbyshire manufacturing facility to meet the ever-increasing demand for our products. We carry out every part of the process, from sales, surveying, manufacture, installation through to any aftercare or servicing from Derbyshire with either direct-employed staff or carefully chosen and trusted partner organisations. We are only ever a short drive away if you need us and our door is (almost) always open!
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Environmentally Friendly
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We care for the environment passionately, and we have worked hard to offer you some of the most environmentally friendly products available. We work exclusively with timber, as it represents the only truly sustainable building material. From our use of materials such as Accoya® timber, to the improvement of our manufacturing workshop and the high efficiency of our products; our installations almost always represent an overall negative carbon footprint across the full product life-cycle.

Meet the Gowercroft Team

Cartoon image of Chris Madge of Gowercroft Joinery wooden window manufacturer in Alfreton
Chris Madge
Non-Executive Chairman
Serial entepreneur, chartered accountant and co-founder of the business, Chris is here to check and challenge Board room decisions and make sure the business continues to be strong and stable.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Seeing people grow within the organisation. We still have staff who joined us 20 years ago and while we’ve all developed during that time, we still recognise the value of working together.
Fun Fact
Since I became a non exec, I’ve taken on a full time role restoring the Derby canal..
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Andrew Madge
Managing Director
A background in management and organisation consulting in the U.S.A. has provided an excellent foundation for running a challenging and growing business. Process driven with a head for numbers, he has a spreadsheet for everything.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
The sense of accomplishment from seeing our products revitalise old and tired buildings.
Fun Fact
Has a degree in Prosthetics, but no we don't make wooden legs...
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Darren Young
Production Director
25-years in timber windows, doors and conservatories; working for some of the largest and most innovative businesses in the industry. A natural problem solver and people-person, he is never happier than when he's working through a technical challenge with an oversized cup of coffee.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Working within a leadership team who have real vision for the industry and ambitious business targets.
Fun Fact
Always gets Tuna sandwiches when he is in trouble at home.
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Joe Grimley
Sales Director
Worked in the industry for several years, gaining experience along the way, meeting some great people and working with some great brands to deliver a fantastic customer experience.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
The Gowercroft team, from the first enquiry right the way through production to installing the finished product the whole team works as one to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
Fun Fact
Loves to run and have completed several 10k’s. He's just working his way up to a half marathon…maybe
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David Brown
Special Projects Director
Founding director, hands on experience of all elements from sales, drawing, machine shop, assembly, paint shop, fit up and site installation. The fountain of knowledge on all things Gowercroft.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Helping people to ensure that the right products are chosen and the practical problem-solving that is required to deal with site conditions.
Fun Fact
Agricultural in background - sometimes shows through in his communication!!!
Harry Dixon
Harry Dixon
Finance Director
Worked as a commercial accountant across the construction, facilities managed and IT industries, bringing a variety of experience and knowledge.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
The constant innovation across the business, the challenges they bring and how they’re solved.
Fun Fact
Occasionally competing in bouldering competitions, still trying - placed under 40 (out of 50).
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Kenlee Harris
Sales Office Manager
Joined Gowercroft as Sales Administrator and have worked my way up to Sales Office Manager - organises the sales team and prepare 1000's of quotes !

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
There is never a spare minute in the day, always busy and extremely challenging!
Fun Fact
Owns two pets, one that weighs 4.8kg and another extremely large animal that weighs 550kg!
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Gary Chatwood
Technical Manager
Since leaving school, many moons ago, he has always worked in a management position striving to embrace new technology, materials and manufacturing techniques to produce high quality performance timber products.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Everybody is rowing in the same direction.
Fun Fact
He has have a bowl of marbles on standby ready for when he starts to lose his.
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Greg Kasowicz
Production Scheduler
Started as an apprentice in sales & marketing in 2015. With time he has gained more understanding of Gowercroft's products and processes which allowed him to take on tasks related to the production side of the business. It became clear that he was more suited to this kind of role, and took the position of Production Coordinator.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
New challenge every day! We have a very motivated and hardworking team who never rests on their laurels, it’s great to see the progress we’ve made over the last couple of years – and it’s clear that this won't stop. It’s a joy to be a part of this team.
Fun Fact
He's never had beans on toast!
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Emily Dinnigan
Accounts Clerk
Worked in accounts for the last 6 years in various industries from nurseries to clothing manufacturers.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
There is always a friendly face around to greet you with a smile!
Fun Fact
I've played the drums since I was 12!
Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison
Service Technician
10 years in the joinery trade and 7 years as a paint sprayer

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Working within a great team to achieve a high end product.
Fun Fact
Gowercroft go karting winner 🏆 and once starred on Junior Big Break.
Dan Kendrick as Installation Manager for Gowercroft Timber Windows
Dan Kendrick
Installation Manager
A long career in the home improvement industry in a variety of different roles and businesses. This varied experience gives Mick the ability to solve all manner of problems that might occur with a smile.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
The range and opportunity to work with so many different customers and working with those customers to ensure that they are absolutely delighted with the finished product.
Fun Fact
There's a running joke between the installers that Mick is so dedicated to customer service that he mows the customers' lawn before heading home for the day.
Thomas Severn - Purchasing Coordinator Gowercroft Timber Windows
Thomas Severn
Purchasing Coordinator
Joined Gowercroft as a business administration apprentice during the height of the pandemic. Quickly took on the responsibility and is now in charge of all purchasing elements of the business.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Learning new things every day and being supported by such a knowledgeable and diverse team of people.
Fun Fact
Huge Liverpool FC fan
Lilli-Mae Broadhurst
Lilli-Mae Broadhurst
Partnership Manager
I joined in 2023 as a Sales Administration Apprentice. I’m looking forward to progressing in the sales department and delivering exceptional service for customers.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
We all work together as a team and it’s a very friendly environment.
Fun Fact
I have played football at an elite level since the age of 12, starting at Sheffield United Academy and currently at Doncaster Belles.
Jeff Cartoon
Jeff Guest
Sales and Marketing Executive
Started as a freelancer working on the website and SEO - now full time working on new business growth.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
I consider it a privilege to work with such an elite team at a company who's products, services and ethos are world class.
Fun Fact
I was a Tuscany Fruit Bat.
Maisy Lawson
Sales Administrator
I'm just starting out on the career ladder. I worked for a while in McDonalds, but I'd rather eat it than serve it, then I started an accounting apprenticeship but they went out of business, so after another stint at McDonalds I landed on my feet here.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
I'm just glad it's not McDonalds! I also love the atmosphere and that everybody is down to earth and chats.
Fun Fact
Luke and Max dean make the best music - you can't tell me otherwise!
Amy Boutle
Marketing Marketing
After 10 years as an English Teacher, I discovered a love for social media and became a Copywriter. Quickly grasping a range of Marketing skills I was promoted twice and became a Marketing Manager in less than 2 years. Now I'm excited to be leading Gowercroft's marketing and letting the UK know that we are THE company for timber windows and doors.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
Morally, I wanted to sell a product I believe in. I was impressed by Gowercroft's commitment to sustainability and motivation to Research Development and providing the best possible. Now I work here I'm thrilled to work in such a supportive environment where everyone helps one another and pulls together.
Fun Fact
I'm supervised at work by my Barketing Manager.
Abbie Roberts
Production Administrator & Servicing Coordinator
Having completed my Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship at a business round the corner, I was looking for somewhere to put it to good use. I heard about the role at Gowercroft on the grapevine and interviewed with Darren, who was impressed with my experience in the customer service department. Organising transport, checking production and communicating with customers to keep them up to date were all tasks that I completed to a high level in my previous role and are the main components of my job here. I have also taken on additional responsibilities such as being the point of contact for the apprenticeship programme.

What I like most about working at Gowercroft...
I live locally and knew that Gowercroft has been established for a long time. I also knew employees that work here and had nice things to say, which have all proven true since I started.
Fun Fact
I write short stories and I'm currently150 pages into writing my first crime novel.