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 Manchester Conservation Area

Living in a Manchester 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...
Insulating heritage windows

Insulating heritage windows

Owners of period property can often find it difficult to enjoy all the original features of their home and keep it warm and energy efficient. Whether you have a Georgian property with traditional large panel sash windows, an early modern 1930’s home with casement...