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MASTERFRAME DIGS DEEP FOR MACMILLAN!
Friday, October 03rd , 2014
Masterframe recently hosted a Macmillan coffee morning at their Head Office in Witham on 26th September.
The entire team from the office and factory attended this event to make their contribution by baking cakes and making their donations.
NEW DRAFT GOOD PRACTICE ADVICE FROM ENGLISH HERITAGE
Monday, September 29th , 2014
English Heritage have recently produced new draft Good Practice Advice, when finalised this will be 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?
MASTERFRAME HOSTS MACMILLAN COFFEE MORNING
Friday, September 26th , 2014
Masterframe took part in the Macmillan Charity Coffee Morning today with a grand turnout. As well as colleague baking some beautiful cakes, for colleagues to try, the whole team came together to support this worthy cause by generously donating and participating in other activities that raised further monies for this charity.
Masterframe 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.
super slim rail gets planners support
Saturday, June 07th , 2014
Let’s face it, some older replacement PVC sash windows are nothing short of an embarrassment!
Masterframe welcomes Anthony Blanche as a full time driver
Wednesday, May 21st , 2014
Having driven for Masterframe since Jim Hegarty retired, Anthony has agreed to join Masterframe Windows Ltd on a full time basis, delivering lovely sash windows to our network of Customers
The future's bright, the future's 12!
Monday, April 28th , 2014
The Bygone installer network met at Cranfield University on Friday for the launch of the 2014 Bygone Collection sash windows, top of the list was the new super slim meeting rail.
Lucky winners get to see semi finals
Tuesday, April 08th , 2014
We drew winners on Friday 4 April 2014, for this weekends semi finals at Wembley!
The Sales department here at Masterframe Windows Limited congregated to make this draw at 10:15 a.m. in the morning.
Cream Windows transform this Victorian Home
Tuesday, March 25th , 2014
Michael Hagan, Director of Aztec Windows (Coventry) Ltd, knows a thing or two about windows.
When his company was asked to find a nice sash window that could be mixed with some flush casements in cream, he knew the first call would be to Masterframe. A detached Victorian house, with earlier plain softwood sash windows, the property needed to look the part..........
India Exhibition, a huge success
Thursday, March 20th , 2014
The show was a big success but it was even more hectic after the show because we made such an impact.
Strong January Sales
Saturday, February 08th , 2014
It appears that January isn’t necessarily just about austerity and getting a bargain on the cheap.
With sales of Masterframe sash windows up 40% on this time last year, it seems that our customers not only see but appreciate the extra quality we build in to our windows, as excellent value for money. Even at this time of year.
CE marking and how it affects planners
Monday, January 27th , 2014
From 1st July 2013, European Union regulations make it mandatory for most construction products, including replacement double glazed windows, to carry the ‘CE’ mark.
In this, our third feature from consultant town planning expert, he looks at the impact of ‘CE’ marking has for double glazed windows and how it could affect good window design and town planning.
Single Glazing, Double Glazing or Triple Glazing?
Saturday, January 25th , 2014
As the debate continues, we offer some explaination of the challenges that face manufacturers and homeowmers alike.
Are planners right to expect identical reflections of imperfect glass, is the extra weight and layer of glass in triple glazing adding anything other than costs over double glazing?
Having trouble getting approval from your council?
Thursday, January 23rd , 2014
The National Planning Policy Framework explained. We are often asked for advice on how to get the local planning authority to approve new windows for a customer in a conservation area or similar, so here's some guidance for NPPF to help you secure approval for replacement sash windows......
DIY planning application, failed to secure new windows
Tuesday, September 24th , 2013
In this second feature, our consultant town planning expert looks a typical situation, an example of a what happened when a DIY application was refused and considers ways it may have been avoided.
Jim Hegarty Retires
Wednesday, March 26th , 2014
One of Masterframe Windows Limited’s Drivers retires on Friday 28 March 2014, after 11 long years of service.....
Monday, June 02nd , 2014
The Directors are very sad to announce that Pawel Kwiecinski passed away in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Wednesday, April 09th , 2014
It is with regret that I must announce the passing of a former director and company chairman, Sidney Shaw, who sadly passed away on Friday 28th March, he was 87.
Tuesday, September 24th , 2013
It is with much sadness that we must announce that Kevin Terry passed away at 1pm today; Tuesday 24th September 2013.
The future of PVC-u sash windows
Saturday, September 21st , 2013
Being dedicated to just one product, Masterframe are often asked to write articles about PVC-u sash windows.
In previous articles we've explored the materials used and the change in perceptions of products, since the early days of the 1970’s. This time we refelect on the history and future of sash windows.