Conservation™ box sash windows by Mumford & Wood have been specified in the extensive and sympathetic refurbishment of a 260-year old coastal property in South East England.
This beautiful three-storey home, which has an extensive basement over two floors, has been in the family for over 50 years and has been cherished and enjoyed. When left to the current owners, what was thought to be no more than a six-week ‘makeover’ is, some months later, an on-going project.
“The windows have a large role to play in this house, there are a lot of them, and we have fabulous views,” says the homeowner. “Had the windows been wrong in any way we could easily have spoilt this rather handsome building. The transition from old to new had to be totally authentic and being an aged property meant that we relied heavily on the technical advice Mumford & Wood gave us which is clearly where they have great experience. We had long discussions about how the product could be adapted to overcome complex problems with the surrounding brickwork. Mumford & Wood found a way.
Conservation™ timber windows and doors are manufactured entirely in Britain from clear grade, engineered timber, predominantly Larch or Red Grandis, together with Mahogany, all of which is 100% FSC certified. Made to the British Woodworking Federation’s Wood Window Alliance standards Conservation™ windows and doors are BRE A+ rated. They are factory finished with high performance double glazed units that offer the lowest U-values, outperforming the requirements of current Building Regulations, and achieve ultimate levels of thermal and acoustic performance. They are internally glazed for improved aesthetics and security. Many Conservation™ products are Secured by Design accredited, carry the BSI Kitemark and are Energy Saving Trust listed. They are delivered to site with three coats of high quality spray-applied micro-porous paint or stain as standard.
For technical support and advice please contact Mumford & Wood on 01621 818155 to arrange an appointment to meet at the company’s permanent display at The Building Centre, London or the new showroom in Tiptree, Essex where a factory tour is also available. Here significant recent investment coupled with time-served craftsmanship ensures that products deliver maximum performance and superb aesthetics with service-excellence support.