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York House – Ropewalks, Liverpool

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Project Description

Project Description

York House in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool is a beautiful Grade II listed Georgian building that has been converted by Living Brick and KDP Architecture into seventeen one bedroom apartments and two penthouse duplex apartments. Combining old and new, York House incorporates a contemporary glass linked extension whilst maintaining existing features like the original Georgian style sash windows and doors.

Before – original sash windows

After – Sliding box sash with narrow cavity glazing and solid glazing bars

Before -Stable doors


After – Double stable door dual coating narrow cavity glazing

Sliding Box Sash window with narrow cavity glazing unit and solid glazing bars

Stable Door with fixed bottom door dual coated

Box sash window

In order to comply with strict planning requirements for a Grade II listed building, George Barnsdale has produced a range of Historic Box Sash and side opening flush casement windows with narrow cavity glazing units and solid glazing bars.  These windows offer all the historical aesthetics and character with modern day performance including our patented seal which means our sash windows are among the higest performing windows on the market.

In addition, three double stable doors with the bottom sections fixed and single stable doors with opening top and bottom sections were also manufactured. A combination of single white and dual colour white and purple paint was chosen throughout. Our unique paint process with specially controlled slow drying and four coatings is second to none and means that the windows and doors are guaranteed not to need repainting for at least ten years.



Project details

ProductsSash Windows, Casement Windows and Stable doors

Timber – Engineered Redwood

Finish – Paint coating single and dual colour RAL 9016 white and RAL 320 30 10 purple

Glazing – Narrow Cavity Glazing Unit