Posted: 17 May 2016
High performance, made-to-order wooden windows and doors have been specified by a leading London-based property developer who has again chosen Lomax + Wood for their most recent project in Wimbledon, South West London.
The four-storey, period style private residence, which includes a converted basement and contemporary light wells, is built of brick with lavish use of stone to back and front facades, around window openings and in the colonnaded portico entrance. A deep, decorative soffit at roof height is a characteristic feature of this developers period property designs. This smart and stylish home offers over 5,000 sq ft of living space, has six double bedrooms, elegant reception rooms, a stunning kitchen/family/dining room, with the very latest appliances, and a lower ground floor media and family room.
Double glazed Victorian-style spring box sash windows from Lomax + Wood’s Kensington & Chelsea collection feature a non-bar lower pane with lamb’s tongue mouldings, and an upper pane with a single vertical lamb’s tongue glazing bar, designed in single, double and triple window configurations. This has achieved authentic aesthetics which complement the neighbouring architecture in this leafy residential suburb which is only minutes from the Village, the Common and a short main line train journey to Central London.
Kensington & Chelsea semi-glazed wooden French doors with fixed glazed side panels allow light and space into the large kitchen diner which are beautifully set into a proud stone façade externally. The master bedroom above has a feature double French door, flanked with non-bar spring box sash windows either side, lead to a fashionable Juliet balcony arrangement overlooking the patio and landscaped garden.
“We work with this developer regularly,” says Andrew Goding, sales director, Lomax + Wood, “and we have earned ourselves a good relationship with them for supplying high quality products that consistently look and perform well. We offer excellent technical support and guidance, reliable delivery, can satisfy volume orders and all this while remaining competitive.”
Exceptional Kensington & Chelsea factory-finished, double glazed windows provide modern acoustic and thermal performance which meet and improve upon the requirements of current Part L Building Regulations’. Ideal for both new build and heritage work the range offers a coordinated collection of high performance wooden sash windows; beautiful flush timber casement windows; single, Bi-folding and timber entrance doors in a variety of designs.
This property features a grand entrance door with vertical and horizontal insulated raised and fielded panels, crowned with a plain and elegant fanlight that allows maximum light ingress into the welcoming hall. Kensington & Chelsea entrance doors meet Part L Building Regulations’ and incorporate a turn-key espagnolette which has been tested to Secured by Design standards. Entrance doors incorporate the security features of the Lomax + Wood Heritage Locking System. Hardware has been chosen in polished chrome from a range of designs and finishes.
Products are manufactured from sustainably sourced FSC® chain of Custody accredited timber in accordance with BM TRADA certification. These products offer exceptional U-values that will help to reduce energy consumption and resulting CO₂ emissions. Only high quality clear grade timber is used in the manufacturing process which is engineered for maximum strength and stability.
Kensington + Chelsea products are delivered to site and factory-finished with three coats of highly durable, micro-porous paint as standard which is available in white and a choice of fashionable heritage colours, as well as stain and dual colour. These premium quality timber windows and doors have been tested to meet the rigorous security testing for Part Q of the new Building Regulations’. Lomax + Wood provide made-to-order premium quality timber windows and doors that combine acoustic, thermal and security performance with a stunning appearance that enhances both new and traditional projects.
This exceptional property in Wimbledon offers the latest innovations and technology essential to sophisticated contemporary living, including underfloor heating throughout, a Sonos sound system in the main rooms; Rako lighting; low emissions air-source heating and low energy lighting and air-conditioning.
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