When Shropshire Homes converted a former hospital into 83 stylish apartments, it called on Jeld-Wen to supply windows that would enhance the Victorian building’s historic appearance.
Double glazed, vertical sliding sash windows on all levels of both the renovation and the new build for Block 2. They were supplied to bespoke dimensions with a conservation fret to enhance the building’s historic appearance, and a unique 100mm bottom rail on each lower sash to replicate the original fittings. For the clock tower roof, Sovereign Stormsure casement windows were fitted into GRP pre-formed dormers to provide first class thermal performance and enhance the external look of the development. Two blocks were also supplied with bespoke frames from the Hi-Profile Combi range to meet local planning requirements. Clifton timber patio doorsets were supplied in bespoke sizes to be fitted on three levels. Double leaf doors were used at ground level and on the first floor, whilst single Clifton doors were installed on the upper floor to let more light into this stunning building.
In addition to offering stunning aesthetics and meeting Part L requirements, these windows are easy to clean due to their innovative tilt and turn function, which means the glass can be cleaned from the inside.
Ian Norris, Shropshire Homes’ senior buyer, said: “We specified Jeld-Wen products as we were aware of their bespoke capabilities, especially in producing sliding sash windows in a conservation style. It was so important on this project that the windows and doorsets had an authentic appearance, yet could meet modern thermal performance requirements.’