New Draft Practice Advice from English Heritage
Monday, September 29th , 2014
English Heritage have recently produced new draft Good Practice Advice that when finalised, will become highly influential to how local planning authorities deal with proposed changes in Conservation Areas and Listed Buildings.
Our Town Planning Advisor looks at the role of this Advice, and considers the likely impact on those wanting to install replacement double glazing?
Bygone Hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning
Friday, September 26th , 2014
Today, Bygone hosted a coffee morning for Macmillan and the entire team from the Head Office and factory got together to raise money for this worthy cause. There were some beautiful cakes on offer and three worthy winners of the Best Cake Compettion.
Bygone Supports Macmillan with a special donation!
Monday, September 22nd , 2014
As individuals, there are few people who can say that their lives have not been touched by Cancer in any way. As a company, the Directors and staff at Masterframe are no exception having lost a dear team member a year ago.
New Slim meeting rail gets planners vote
Saturday, June 07th , 2014
Let’s face, some older replacement PVC sash windows are nothing short of an embarrassment!
Ultra Slim, Super Strong.
Thursday, March 20th , 2014
Ever since sash windows began to grace the elegant homes of Georgian properties, sight lines have played an important part of their design.
Today Bygone Symphony sash windows have the slimmest lower rail for top sashes available in the UK, and the strongest!
Best of British sash windows
Friday, February 28th , 2014
When Period Living decided to run the best of British campaign it was obvious to us that we should participate because our traditional sash windows are made bespoke to your precise instructions and have been commended across the country, indeed most people do not believe the quality, style or design that are standard features of our sash windows
Georgian period sash windows designed
Saturday, February 08th , 2014
Bygone sash windows just got a whole lot prettier with the slimmest rail for the top pane of sash windows, since the Georgian period.
Standard on Symphony, optional on Harmony, our slimmest rail balances the aesthetics beautifully, making them even more indistinguishable from the period window counterparts.
Triple glazed sash windows
Saturday, January 25th , 2014
As manufacturers of sash windows we explore the trend towards triple glazing and ask if the extra costs and additional complexity, offers anything benefits that standard energy efficient double glazing, cannot offer.
The Perfect Solution for Conservation Properties?
Tuesday, October 01st , 2013
When you are looking to make changes, conservation officers often demand that they’re in keeping with the period and character of the property, which can in turn make it difficult to find the right materials which create the authentic look of the original windows, yet offer all the modern day benefits like warmth and security.
high performance superhome, gets authentic sash windows
Wednesday, September 25th , 2013
This 100 year old mid terraced property in Essex has been awarded ‘superhome’ status, due to its very low carbon footprint and PVC-u sash windows that go unoticed.
What Benefits Do Double Glazed Sash Windows Offer Your Home?
Friday, August 16th , 2013
This latest post runs through three of the many benefits the quality double glazed sash windows we supply and install here at Bygone can offer to your property.
Dark Trimmed Windows: The Latest Fashion in Home Design?
Tuesday, July 30th , 2013
Bygone explore the craze of dark trimmed windows and show a smattering of practical examples, for window design ideas! Read on for more!
Five of the World’s Most Amazing Home Windows
Friday, July 26th , 2013
Bygone investigate some of the poshest windows this side of Saturn in this new blog, using social media site Pinterest as a window to the windows of the world!
What Are The Best Ways To Increase Property Value?
Friday, June 14th , 2013
In recent years property values have fluctuated and the housing market has been somewhat unpredictable which has left many homeowners unsure about the right time to move. Whether you’re thinking of moving in the near future or you’re happy where you are for time being, it’s always a good idea to think about how much your home is worth and doing what you can to add value to it.
Top 3 Home Improvement Projects for Summer 2013
Monday, June 03rd , 2013
Summer is the perfect time to embark on a home improvement project and this latest news post gives you some great ideas and tips for potential projects.
Service You Can Trust From Our Local Installers Programme
Tuesday, May 28th , 2013
Finding a trusted installers for your new windows can be difficult but thanks to our local installers programme. Find out more about the scheme in this post.
Top 3 Tips to Improve Home Security This Spring
Thursday, May 16th , 2013
Home security is important all year round so it’s time to start thinking about how you can improve yours. This latest news post gives you some great tips.
Bygone: Why Choose Sash Above Standard Windows?
Wednesday, May 08th , 2013
Choosing new windows for your home is a big decision so choose carefully! This post explains why sash windows could be a better choice than standard windows.
What Are The Different Styles Of Sash Window?
Friday, May 03rd , 2013
This latest news post from the experts at Bygone Windows gives you all the information you’ll need about the different style of sash windows that are available.
What’s The Best New Window for a Traditional Home?
Monday, April 01st , 2013
A traditional home can be difficult to maintain and your windows can be particularly tricky. This latest news post can help you find your perfect new windows.