Advice on replacing windows in a conservation area

Replacing windows in Listed Buildings and Conservation areas can be daunting.

Windows and doors are often the most important visual aspect of a building, particularly if they have survived for generations, showing distinctive mouldings, uneven putty glazing and characterful glass. Upgrading them is a sensitive task, as there is an inherent conflict between keeping the character of the original and improving levels of thermal efficiency.

We have drawn up some helpful guidelines you can follow which cover topics such as:

  • Applying for Listed Building Consent
  • Finding out about Conservation Areas
  • Repairing or Reinstating
  • Looking at double-glazed period windows
  • Improving energy efficiency
  • Links to more useful information
  • Lots more!