The History of The Sash Window

The History of The Sash Window

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History of The Sash Window The sliding sash window early became the Hallmark of Georgian houses, its mere proportions giving them their distinctive character and restfulness. Hinged wooden casement windows were also used, but sash windows had so many advantages practically and in looks that they became everyone’s ideal and would even be fitted to underground coal cellars. The double-sash window design, incorporating balance weights and lines moving over pulleys, was introduced from Holland towards the end of the seventeenth century. A few windows had been fitted in Paris, the name coming from the French word chassis, but Holland is the only European country besides Britain which still have sash windows in quantity: in Holland a short and generally immovable top sash and a very tall bottom sash is preferred to the British convention, which seems more pleasing to the eye, of having two sashes of equal size.   It

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Sash Windows In London – East Dulwich

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Timber Sash Windows – East Dulwich With our factory situated in the heart of South London, London Box Sash Windows has been the South East’s number one timber sash window supplier. In particular, the East Dulwich area, due predominately to positive recommendations. Below is a map of East Dulwich and the surrounding areas. The map highlights the jobs we’ve completed over the past couple years. Here at London Box Sash Windows we’re very proud to be East Dulwich and the South East’s favourite sash window supplier. If you are a homeowner in East Dulwich or the South East and your timber sash windows are in need of replacing, we offer a free, no obligation on-site survey of your property and a full written quotation. Call us today on 0208 648 4230. Or if you’re just looking for an idea of how much your sash windows might cost, use our unique instant estimate form to

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News - Accoya® Breathes New Life into Victorian Warehouse

Accoya® Breathes New Life into Victorian Warehouse

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Accoya®, the world-leading modified wood manufactured by Accsys Technologies, has been used by a leading UK supplier to create an innovative window solution for a Victorian warehouse project. London Box Sash Windows was approached by Ben Adams Architects to design long-lasting, low maintenance, high performing timber sash windows for the renovation of the Bryant Building in London’s Shoreditch. London Box Sash Windows selected their unique Accoya product, ‘50 Year Sash Windows’, and produced 45 windows comprising of 24mm 4/16/4 double glazed, low E glass units. The frames were finished with Teknos ‘Graphite Black’ low maintenance microporous paint. Jack Ellis, director of London Box Sash Windows said; “The windows provided the ideal solution for Ben Adams Architect as they are covered by Accoya’s 50 year guarantee against rot and decay. The stability and durability of Accoya combined with the low maintenance paint from Teknos, means there is very little up keep

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