Windows in Conservation Areas

Windows in Conservation Areas

If you live in a Conservation Area, there are usually some additional layers of regulation you need to go through to make any changes to your property. This is because Conservation Areas are protected areas of special architectural and historic interest where unique...
St John Street Conservation Area

St John Street Conservation Area

St. John Street is the only surviving Georgian terraced street in central Manchester and forms the heart of the surrounding Conservation Area. The boundary of the Conservation Area follows Artillery Street, Longworth Street, Camp Street, Culvercliffe Walk, Lower Byrom...
Living in a Conservation Area

Living in a Conservation Area

In the UK 2.2% (2,938 square kilometers) of the land are Conservation Areas, which is greater than the total surface of the country Luxembourg. Of these, 41% are urban and 59% are in rural areas. There are over 10,000 conservation areas in England. Every local...
Timber sash windows: common problems

Timber sash windows: common problems

Sash windows are traditionally made out of timber, however different materials are also used to manufacture sash windows. Timber remains the most popular, despite the fact that moisture and weather can cause minor problems to the sash windows. Nevertheless, well...