Window maker’s history revealed

Windows often provide a view into history but, sometimes, they tell their own story. This is the case with a stained glass window on the staircase at the Royal Forest Hotel in Chingford, Essex. Depicting Queen Elizabeth I and her court taking…

Don’t shy away from your past – a guest blog

A guest blog from Taylor Alden. I recently had a conversation reminiscing about sweets we had “when we were young”. It was a conversation littered with “do you remember…?” and “whatever happened to…?”  Some have, probably…

New president of The SWA is announced

Pictured is Kris Bennell, new President of The Steel Window Association.   Kris Bennell, Contracts Director of Associated Steel Window Services (ASWS) is the new President of the Steel Window Association (SWA). He has been handed the…

Steel windows – the sustainable and stylish choice

  Windows manufactured by Metali Window Services Ltd.   Steel is the most recycled material by weight on the planet Genuine sustainability is about the kind of tomorrow we want to leave to our children and grandchildren – and…

Thermally broken update on classic W20 steel frames

  Pictured is Hundred House – a project completed by SWA member, West Leigh. The roll out of the W50 TB thermally broken steel frame system – which captures the classic appearance of the ubiquitous W20 profiles, while delivering contemporary…

SWA member helps to create spectacular visuals

Steel Window Association member helps to create spectacular visuals for this private pool and gym building When Mr & Mrs Braithwaite envisioned the plans for this brand-new private swimming pool and gym building, Steel Window Association member, Cotswold…

Benefits of being a Steel Window Association member

If ever there was a time when the membership of a leading professional association in any industry is invaluable, it’s now.  They are the source of independent, comprehensive advice when members are busy trying to optimise and amend operations…

New tiers of Steel Window Association membership

The Steel Window Association (SWA), www.steel-window-association.co.uk, is the source of independent, comprehensive advice for members comprising specialists in the manufacture and refurbishment of steel windows and doors, and associated…

Plumstead Library’s next chapter with a story of steel

Plumstead Library, originally constructed in 1903 and located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, has recently undergone a dramatic renovation project. Having previously been under-used, the building is now a fully fit for purpose 21st century…

Steel Window Association member helps to transform former workshop into luxury home

When engineer, Ivan Semenenko, decided that he no longer required his former barn and workshop in the heart of the Cotswolds, he pondered a new life for the building. Ivan decided to embark on a project to transform the workshop into a beautiful…