Timber - George Barnsdale

Platinum Jubilee celebrations and a special birthday at George Barnsdale

In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum jubilee we take a look back at the past 70 years of George Barnsdale. From imperial measurements to supplying windows to the Queen’s neighbours.

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How low can “U” go? Changes to Part L and what they mean for thermal performance and timber windows and doors

A review of the changes to Part L building regulations and the impact on windows and doors

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Getting a handle on doors – a guide for self-builders and home improvers

Doors are one of the most effective ways to make a statement with your home and they are one of […]

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Statement on Russian invasion of Ukraine

Along with our colleagues in the industry, George Barnsdale condemns Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine and we want to reassure […]

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Forest to factory – the evolution and revolution of timber fenestration

George Barnsdale is delighted to be launching the next in its series of CPDs – Forest to Factory -the evolution […]

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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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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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uPVC versus timber – which is better for the environment?

In a study carried out by Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Building and Urban Design on behalf of the Wood Window […]

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uPVC versus Timber – Which is Better Value?

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Building and Urban Design, on behalf of the Wood Window Alliance, have determined that […]

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uPVC versus timber – which lasts longer?

Research carried out by the Institute of Building and Urban Design at Heriot-Watt University on behalf of  the Wood Window […]

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The Importance of Research & Development

In conversation with Tom Wright on the importance of research and development to George Barnsdale (first published in Windows Active […]

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What makes Accoya® so durable?

George Barnsdale is an approved manufacturer of Accoya® Accoya® has earned the highest durability rating of any timber, lasting 50 […]

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The Timber in Timber Windows

All of the timber that George Barnsdale use to manufacture timber windows and doors is available with FSC® Chain of […]

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