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July 2017

LOOKING FOR A NEW DOOR? FANCY SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT?

Gone are the days of having a limited choice when it comes to replacing your front door.  No more boring white panels, old fashioned glazing styles, and unattractive accessories.

Here at West Yorkshire Windows we offer a large range of doors to suit everyone’s budget and style.

Solidor doors represent the top end of our Composite door range with their unique designs and they are arguably the most secure on the market.

Every Solidor door manufactured is unique.  Each one is designed by individual customers and brought to life by skilled craftsmen and women.

This is a composite door by Solidor. Part of the Edinburgh range. Its traditional style has been brought to life with modern design & technology.

 

The Edinburgh Range

 

  • A solid timber core
  • Outstanding energy efficiency
  • Beautiful frame options
  • Safe & secure
  • elegant accessories
  • 20 stylish colours

 

You can choose from a broad range of over 50 traditional and contemporary door designs, breath taking glass options, 18 colours, and 9 frame colours. You can even have a different colour inside and out!

 

We also offer a large selection of cheaper, none branded composite doors that still offer outstanding quality, designed to suit every home.

Download a brochure or call into one of our showrooms in Wakefield, Leeds, Penistone, Sheffield, Doncaster, Chesterfield & Nottingham

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Replacing Windows In A Conservation Area

There are over 8,000 conservation areas in England alone.

Do you live in a conservation area?

The definition of a conservation area is “an area of notable environmental or historical interest or importance which is protected by law against undesirable changes.”
Conservation areas exist to protect the special architectural and historic interest of a place – in other words the features that make it unique and distinctive.
When replacing windows in a conservation area you must do so with care and planning permission must be sort in advance.

You should begin by getting in contact with your Local Planning Authority and Building Control Service to advise them of your plans.

You may discover that an Article 4 direction has been enforced by the planning authority which basically requires you to make a planning application for any window replacement that would otherwise have been categorised as being a “permitted development”. Article 4 is there to protect conservation areas from work that threatens their character.

It can take some time for any sort of decision to be made on whether you have permission to replace your windows, so please make sure you plan well in advance and expect a long process – it could take several months.

A lot of planning authorities reject the use of standard UPVC windows in listed buildings and at homes in a conservation area as they’re considered to be an unsuitable solution.

What is the best solution?

Residence 9 is regularly accepted by planners for conservation areas because it is designed to match the drawings found in Article 4 directions.

Article 4 solely set outs the dimensions and detailing of how windows should look, not the type of material they’re made from. Although it is hard to believe, due to its resemblance to timber, Residence 9 is manufactured from UPVC and unlike most UPVC windows, this very rarely prevents it from getting the nod from planners.

Residence 9 were designed to replicate the key principles, shapes and dimensions from the Article 4 Conservation Area guidelines for windows, and integrate market leading technology into the design using virtually maintenance free materials.

We are a Residence 9 registered installer. Here at West Yorkshire Windows, we offer Residence 9 products and we are highly experienced at installing in conservation areas. We can guide you and help with the design and style of your property, maintaining the character and heritage but ensuring the very best quality products.

Want to find out more about our Residence 9 windows & doors? Request a brochure or a quote online.

Or visit one of our 7 showrooms in Wakefield, Leeds, Sheffield, Penistone, Doncaster, Chesterfield and Nottingham.

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Win A Composite Door

We are giving customers old and new a chance to win a composite door, courtesy of West Yorkshire Windows & Conservatory Outlet Midlands.

This is your chance to win a FREE composite door……all you need to do is like our Facebook page, tag a friend and fill out your details below. That’s it & one lucky person will be picked at random on the 22nd July and they will win a composite door!

The door will be from our standard range up to the value of £1000 including fitting. Any additional extras can be paid for. This is the first time we have offered such a fantastic prize and we hope to get as many people to enter as possible. You have got to be in it to win it!

Good luck everyone

Terms & conditions apply. Only one entry per person and you must be a resident in West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Nottingham or Chesterfield. Competition includes a standard composite door from our range and standard fitting up to the value of £1000. Any added extras will be subject to a cost and are chargeable. Closing date is the 21st July 2017. For full terms please contact us direct.

Why not view are full range of doors, windows & conservatories online or download a brochure.

Visit one of our 7 showrooms in Leeds, Sheffield, Penistone, Wakefield, Doncaster, Chesterfield and Nottingham.

Book your own appointment online now – click here to book online or call us on 0800 026 4455

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