Bristol joineryworkshop.com News & Advice
The news and advice section for the Bristol & South West branch of joineryworkshop.com. Covering Bristol, the South West and South Wales.
News and advice on how to restore your sash & casement windows as well as your bespoke doors. We cover everything from repair, restoration and replacement through to how to double glaze your windows without losing their character.
We also offer guidance on the rules and regulations in different South West conservation areas and review some of the restoration projects we have worked on around the Bristol and the South West.
Many of the windows we refurbish, renovate or replace belong to listed buildings. Defined as property judged to be of significant importance in terms of architectural, cultural or historical interest, it can be very difficult to alter or make changes to listed buildings whilst still maintaining their existing appearance. This can cause owners of such […]
Owners of period property can often find it difficult to enjoy all the original features of their home and keep it warm and energy efficient. Whether you have a Georgian property with traditional large panel sash windows, an early modern 1930’s home with casement windows, or anything in between, you’ll agree that the windows are […]
Owning a period property can be a dream come true for many. Old features such as beams, intricate bannisters and staircases, exposed brickwork, open fireplaces and sash windows are characteristics that add to the charm of owning this sort of home. Period properties are often Listed Buildings or in Conservation Areas and are usually more […]
A recent high-profile planning prosecution case has caught our eye… A 600-year-old Grade II-listed property in Hellingly, Sussex underwent illegal changes by its former owners Councillor Barby Dashwood-Morris and her ex partner Alan Proudfoot. The changes included the creation of a full height entrance hall through the removal of ceilings, joists, beams and partitions, destroying […]
Bath is one of the country’s most well recognised cities for historic and memorable architecture. The city attracts a huge number of tourists year on year. Due to such architectural history, Bath was made a World Heritage Site in 1987. It is the only city in the country to receive World Heritage Status boosting its […]
Bristol is one of the wealthiest and happiest places in England. It’s a city of rich history, diverse culture and always a hub of activity. It is no surprise then that over the past few years the city has seen a resurgence in home ownership and development. This has led to many of the older […]
Councils in the South West of England have designated many areas of their villages, towns and cities as Conservation Areas. A Conservation Area is an area that has been marked as having special architectural or historical interest and as such is seen as being worthy of preservation. As a result of the extra planning controls […]
Gloucestershire sash window specialists, joineryworkshop.com, are expanding the areas they are able to cover thanks to the opening of new branches located in Bath, Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and York. The Bristol branch of joineryworkshop.com will give customers and business owners in Bristol and the Gloucestershire area, the same sash window expertise that customers in the […]
Welcome to the Bristol joineryworkshop.com blog. The Bristol branch covers Bristol, Gloucestershire and the surrounding areas. We specialise in bespoke joinery products and period property joinery restoration. At joineryworkshop.com we can manufacture anything in wood, whether its traditional box sash windows, a custom oak front door, folding door sets or even a profile matched picture rail are […]