Leeds joineryworkshop.com News & Advice

The news and advice section for the Leeds & Yorkshire branch of joineryworkshop.com. Covering Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber regions.

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 Yorkshire and Humberside conservation areas and review some of the restoration projects we have worked on around Leeds, Yorkshire and Humberside.

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards compliance and Listed Buildings

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 […]

insulating heritage windows leeds

Insulating heritage windows

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 […]

period property windows leeds

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 […]

period property planning permission leeds

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 […]

North Yorkshire Conservation Areas

Preserving the heritage of North Yorkshire

In 21st century Britain we live in a society rich with influence and heritage from our glorious past. Part of this precious heritage includes historical buildings, estates and even entire villages. Old churches, houses and civic buildings are valued by tourists and citizens alike. The understanding of their importance is growing and local authorities all […]

Yorkshire and the Humber Council Conservation Areas

Councils in the Yorkshire and the Humber region 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 […]

Yorkshire sash window specialists

Yorkshire sash window specialists

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

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Welcome to the yoursashwindows.com blog. The Leeds yoursashwindows.com branch covers Leeds, Harrogate, York and the surrounding areas. We specialise in bespoke joinery products and period property joinery restoration. At yoursashwindows.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 […]