Conservation - George Barnsdale

The delicate balance between new and old – an interview with Jenny Etheridge ARB

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with architects and contractor/developers throughout the UK, Paul Iddon, VP of Manchester […]

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George Barnsdale’s commitment to the circular economy

Prior to Covid 19 all anyone was talking about was zero carbon 2030. Architects have been doing more than most […]

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How do you balance planning constraints with environmental impact?

The world-wide focus on the climate emergency and the British Government’s renewed focus must be frustrating for owners of listed […]

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Are we taking the climate crisis and sustainability seriously enough?

Windows in any colour but always green The world is finally waking up to the climate emergency. The UK Government […]

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Hardwood or softwood – which is best?

“Hardwood always lasts longer” – a myth! When it comes to timber windows and doors, there is a common misconception […]

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The truth behind the retained facade and timber windows

Why do Developers choose retained facades? The requirements of a modern building are very different to many old buildings. Retaining the […]

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Acoustic Glass – A Sound Investment

An article originally published in Housebuilder and Developer, June 2019 Tom Wright, Managing Director, George Barnsdale Ltd Increasingly, window manufacturers […]

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Can you replace the windows in Historic buildings?

Many people contact us as they believe that they are unable to carry out works on historic buildings. However, this […]

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Listed building renovation

Thinking of replacing the windows and doors, repairing the existing furnishings, or renovating a building here in the UK? If […]

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