Guildford Sash Window News & Advice

Guildford News & Advice

The news and advice section for the Guildford & Surrey branch of Covering Guildford and Surrey.

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 Surrey Conservation Areas and review some of the restoration projects we have worked on around Guildford and Surrey.

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Work to undertake when moving into a period property…

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 […]

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Recent prosecution highlights need for period property planning permission

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 […]

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Guildford & Surrey Conservation Areas

Councils in Guildford and Surrey 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 designed to […]

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Guildford City Council Conservation Areas

If you live in Guildford and you’re considering restoring or replacing your windows, before you go ahead and get any work done it is always best advised that you first find out if you live in a Conservation Area. This is especially prevalent if you live in a home from the Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian […]

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Surrey Sash Window Specialists

Surrey sash window specialists,, are expanding the areas they are able to cover thanks to the opening of new branches located in Bath, Bristol, Chester, Harrogate, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and York. The Guildford branch of will give home owners and business owners in Guildford and Surrey, the same sash window expertise that customers in the […]