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Mumford & Wood feature in Listed Heritage magazine

HOT OFF THE PRESS

We have featured in the November/December 2016 issue of Listed Heritage magazine.


BLOG BY MR CHARLES BROOKING ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN

In November 1962, not having received any encouragement from my parents in one of my passions – the sash window – my others being palaeontology and archaeology, I decided on Guy Fawkes night 1962, (when I was 9),...


BE SAFE, SOUND AND SECURE BEHIND A MODERN, TRADITIONAL TIMBER ENTRANCE DOOR

Most of the oldest buildings in the country, those that we have all admired and enjoyed – from castles and palaces, to places of learning, prayer, contemplation and recovery – have magnificent doors made from timber.


The History of Doors

Striking entrance doors, designed for listed properties and those of significant heritage importance, play an important role in our product ranges. Essentially they are designed to aesthetically suite and coordinate with sash and casement windows, and a variety of other made-to-order doors including French and balcony doorsets, replicating the very finest detail.


MUMFORD & WOOD FEATURE IN BUILDING PRODUCTS MAGAZINE

We have featured in the July 2016 re-launch issue of Building Products magazine.


WOULD YOU PUTTY GLAZE A PLASTIC WINDOW?

The conservation and preservation of our historic building stock is deeply rooted in our nation’s culture. There are buildings, palaces, castles, and commercial properties of significant heritage that we have come to know and love and it has become important that we maintain and upgrade the performance of these buildings while at the same time preserving their fine, original features.


M&W is a registered supplier on Constructionline

Mumford & Wood is pleased to announce becoming a registered supplier on Constructionline, the UK’s leading procurement and supply chain management service.


Mumford & Wood Vision Exhibition 2016


How do I replace windows in a conservation area?


MUMFORD & WOOD SET IN STONE WITH CHILSTONE

Mumford & Wood are pleased to announce a new relationship with Chilstone, makers of fine cast stone.


SLIM PANE DOUBLE GLAZED UNITS (SPDG)

I recently read a very interesting paper by Natasha L Ginks from De Montfort University’s Institute of Energy & Sustainable Development looking at the attitudes of conservation bodies in the UK to slim double glazing (SPDG) in listed buildings.


M&W Proud sponsors of Renovations by Richard Wilcock

Mumford & Wood is the proud sponsor of a new RIBA Publishing book by Richard Wilcock: RENOVATIONS AN INSPIRATIONAL DESIGN PRIMER. The book, launched at an event hosted by U+I in their stunning new offices in Victoria, London, today - 15th June - is the result of three years of research by Richard Wilcock, an architect, journalist and former editor of the RIBA Journal.


SUPPLY PARTNER FOR TRUMP TURNBERRY RESORT CONTRACT

Mumford & Wood, the manufacturer of Britain’s finest timber windows and doors, has been chosen as supply partner to replace over 1000 windows and doors as part of the major £200m refurbishment project at Trump Turnberry Resort.


IS THERE A BALANCE BETWEEN INVESTMENT AND THE NEED FOR SKILLS IN TODAY’S JOINERY INDUSTRY?

In 1986, when as Managing Director of Sarek Joinery based in Sible Heddingham, Essex, I had the pleasure of presenting a Wadkin single end tennoner as a retirement gift to the machinist who had run the machine almost for the whole of his career, nigh on 51 years. It was taken home and took pride of place in his front garden in a glass case for all passers-by to see.


uPVC or Wooden windows, which is more eco friendly?


The new Mumford & Wood Classic™ range

Mumford & Wood is pleased to announce the addition of a new timber window and door range designed especially for replacement projects in period buildings. The new Mumford & Wood Classic™ range sits alongside the well-established, award-winning Conservation™ collection which provides a full suite of high performance double glazed windows and doors that satisfy the demanding performance specification for new build properties.


WOOD IS NOW THE NATURAL CHOICE OF MATERIAL FOR WINDOWS AND DOORS

It’s now proven wood is now the natural choice of material for windows and doors


Think security, think Mumford & Wood

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ sliding sash windows are now SBD certificated to meet Approved Document Q – Security. Recognised as Britain’s leading manufacturer of high performance, tried and tested timber windows and doors, Conservation™ sash windows carry additional security features that meet the requirements of Document Q Building Regulations, for the new build housing sector.


STRATEGY FOR CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT

What an opportunity to, once and for all, deal with the procurement issues in the construction and building industry


THINK SECURITY, THINK DOCUMENT Q WITH MUMFORD & WOOD

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ sliding sash windows are now SBD certificated to meet Approved Document Q – Security. Recognised as Britain’s leading manufacturer of high performance, tried and tested timber windows and doors, Conservation™ made-to-order sash windows now carry additional security features that meet the requirements of Document Q Building Regulations, for the new build housing sector, which comes into effect 1 October 2015.


THE CONSERVATION™ TIMBER FAÇADE SOLUTION FOR KOHO COFFEE

Firstly let us say how delighted we are that fabulous Conservation™ timber windows and doors have been designed into the façade remodelling of a neighbourhood high street gallery which is now the successful, independently owned KoHo Coffee.


Life Magazines

HOT OFF THE PRESS

We have featured in the March 2016 issues of the Life Magazines - Hertfordshire group titles.


New RIBA-Assessed Factory Tour CPD

Mumford & Wood, manufacturer of Britain’s finest timber windows and doors, has launched a RIBA-Assessed factory tour CPD. This follows substantial investment in their extended state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Tiptree, Essex.


ENGINEERED TIMBER: IS THAT LIKE MECHANICALLY RECOVERED MEAT?

“Engineered timber, is that like mechanically recovered meat?” This is a question I was recently asked when extolling the enormous virtues of engineered timber. It actually stopped me in my tracks for a moment and started me thinking about how we refer to modern materials and how marketers have undermined people’s confidence in some modern materials.


THE EYES ARE THE WINDOW TO YOUR SOUL

I was leafing through one of the main home interest magazines that crossed my desk this morning and something struck me, no matter whether the content was about baths, kitchens or dining tables the light in the room plays a massive part in creating the overall atmosphere and ambience.


GOOD AND EFFECTIVE MARKETING

Good and effective marketing has always been vital to fully exploit the markets in which companies operate and none more so than the over-supplied, and extremely competitive, timber and wood processing Industries.


uPVC or wooden windows, which are better value?


TOP MARKS FOR MUMFORD & WOOD CONSERVATION™ TIMBER WINDOWS AND DOORS

Our performance Conservation™ timber windows and doors have been specified in an historical property refurbishment in the beautiful village of Clifton, Bristol. In Tudor-Gothic style this stunning collection of seven luxury-living properties offers outstanding accommodation enhanced with space and light.


Blog by Roy Wakeman, OBE, CEO the Performance Timber Products Group

Wood Defines
Today the buying motives that drive demand for raw materials must satisfy and take account not only of the availability of the material, but its price and value in today’s market place and, importantly, the effect that these materials have on our environment.


Mumford & Wood introduces NBS BIM product library

Mumford & Wood, manufacturers of Britain’s finest timber windows and doors, announces compliance with NBS National Building Information Modelling (BIM) Library Data for core Conservation™ entrance, balcony, bi-folding, single and French doorsets as well as Conservation™ casement windows, box sash and spring sash windows.


uPVC or Wooden windows, which lasts longer?


DECORATIVE LEADED LIGHT WINDOWS FOR SURREY NEWBUILD

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ timber windows and doors have been specified by award-winning Epsom Builders Limited of Epsom, Surrey for a fabulous new-build property in the vibrant heart of Esher.


HOMEBUILDING & RENOVATING EXPERT ADVICE

Expert: Tom Barfield, regional sales director, Mumford & Wood Limited

1. What should you be paying for a front door?
Well, as much as your budget will allow, for visual appeal, thermal and acoustic performance and, essentially, security. In fact a Mumford & Wood entrance door could be in the region of £4000, subject to specification and size.


VIBRANT TIMBER WINDOWS BY MUMFORD & WOOD IN BLING ‘A HOUSE FOR ESSEX’

Traditional made-to-order timber sliding sash windows, casements and French doorsets from the Conservation™ range have been specified in A House for Essex as part of Alain de Botton’s series of rentable holiday homes.


MUMFORD & WOOD FEATURE IN BEAUTIFUL PERIOD REFURBISHMENT

Conservation™ timber box sash windows have been specified in the extensive and sympathetic refurbishment of a 260-year old coastal property in South East England.


MUMFORD & WOOD BRING THE LIGHT FANTASTIC TO ESSEX NEWBUILD

Traditional-style, made-to-order, timber windows and doors from the Conservation™ range have been specified for an impressive new-build property in the much sought after village of Danbury in Essex.


GROWTH AND INVESTMENT FOR ESSEX-BASED MUMFORD & WOOD LIMITED

Mumford & Wood has recently invested a figure approaching £1.5m in the company’s manufacturing facility in Tiptree, Essex.


CONSERVATION™ WINDOWS FOR NORFOLK FARMHOUSE

Our Conservation™ made-to-order timber windows and doors have been architecturally specified in the remodelling of a traditional farmhouse typical of the region’s architecture. Built around 1880, this red brick property was massively extended in 2012 although the original building remains structurally unchanged. The property had been previously added to in 1970 with a single-storey, flat roof extension with little consideration given to the style or thermal performance of the building.


RIBA-APPROVED CPD BY MUMFORD & WOOD

As part of our CPD library we now offer architects and specifiers a RIBA-Assessed CPD entitled ‘Growing our Low-Carbon Economy’. It qualifies as a Core Curriculum subject and for general awareness in the Knowledge level. This CPD can be accessed on www.mumfordwood.com and is only available online.


BEAUTIFUL BALCONY DOORSETS ARE EVERYONE’S FAVOURITES

First of all, and in response to popular demand, we have introduced made-to-order timber balcony doorsets to the coordinated and award-winning Conservation™ range of period-style sash and casement windows, French doorsets, bi-folding and entrance doors.


MUMFORD & WOOD IS CARBON SMART SILVER CERTIFIED

First of all, Mumford & Wood is taking a proactive stance to address the company’s contribution to climate change. In doing, so we have committed to the Carbon Smart programme and have achieved Silver certified acknowledgement of manufacturing and commercial standards.


DO YOU NEED PLANNING CONSENT TO CHANGE WINDOWS AND EXTERNAL DOORS?

In certain instances, such as in a conservation area, it is always recommended to check with your local planning officer before embarking on this project. You may be asked to make your request formally in writing so be prepared to submit your application with window drawings prepared for you by specialist manufacturer Mumford & Wood


WHAT IS THE BEST TYPE OF TIMBER FOR WINDOWS AND DOORS?

First of all while most manufacturers have been developing new products and systems to achieve ultimate goals of energy efficiency, leading fenestration manufacturer Mumford & Wood Ltd has been at the forefront of this development and has set a benchmark in timber window design and manufacture.


THE HOUSE DIRECTORY WINDOWS & DOORS DESIGN TOP TIPS

How do you select the type of external door that best suits your home? Why is it normally necessary to have a front door made-to-order?


IN A WORLD WHERE ENERGY IS THE NEW ‘GOLD STANDARD’ CAN THE CONSERVATION ISSUE BE MAINTAINED?

First of all it is fair to say that timber has rightly regained its superiority in being the only natural and sustainable material for the manufacture of high quality windows and doors. Recent research identifies that timber is energy efficient and over its life cycle could actually outlive the building in which it has been installed.



PROFESSIONAL HOUSEBUILDER & PROPERTY DEVELOPER

Professional Housebuilder & Property Developer
Q & A set by Jonathan Cole
Responses by Frank Buckley, managing director, Mumford & Wood Limited


ONLY TIMBER WINDOWS BY MUMFORD & WOOD FOR JUNIOR GIRLS’ BOARDING HOUSE

Replacement like-for-like period style timber windows from the Conservation™ range have been installed in the thermal upgrade programme of St Margaret’s junior girls’ boarding house at the famous Cheltenham Ladies’ College. Other boarding houses at the school have also been refurbished in recent years with window replacements by Mumford & Wood.


TTJ, DOORS & WINDOWS

Responses from Frank Buckley, managing director, Mumford & Wood Ltd
1. What is the state of current demand for timber windows and doors? Is demand growing? Can you identify any demand trends eg are bi-fold doors becoming more popular; is there growing demand for alu-clad products?


OUR CONSERVATION SECURE™ BI-FOLDING DOORS ARE SECURED BY DESIGN

Products in the award-winning Conservation Secure™ range carry Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation. This is the UK police flagship initiative which aims to design-out crime and requires that products must meet challenging test criteria before they can carry SBD approval.


RESTORATION SPECIAL – WINDOWS FEATURE

Restoration Special – Windows feature
The choice of window design and the material used in their manufacture will have a dramatic impact on the end result of a restoration project.


THINK SECURITY, THINK DOCUMENT Q WITH MUMFORD & WOOD

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ sliding sash windows are now SBD certificated to meet Approved Document Q – Security. Recognised as Britain’s leading manufacturer of high performance, tried and tested timber windows and doors, Conservation™ sash windows now carry additional security features that meet the requirements of Document Q Building Regulations, for the new build housing sector, which came into effect 1 October 2015


INNOVATIVE BOXED-SPRING SASH WINDOW

The ever expanding Conservation Secure™ collection of period-style timber windows and doors by Mumford & Wood now includes an option in which the pre-tensioned spring balance is hidden from view to maintain authentic styling. In addition, this product is fully security tested to PAS24:2012 to achieve Secured by Design accreditation, while the unique design allows quick, easy and efficient maintenance.


M & W TOP TIPS

The process of ordering made-to-order timber windows and doors.


M&W JOINS MP PRITI PATEL TO GET WITHAM WORKING

Mumford & Wood Ltd, the Tiptree-based manufacturer of Britain’s finest timber windows and doors, will join over 30 other businesses and organisations at the Get Witham Working Apprenticeship Fair on Friday 27th November.


FOUNDING MEMBER OF BRITISH WOODWORKING FEDERATION’S WOOD WINDOW ALLIANCE

Mumford & Wood is a founding member of the British Woodworking Federation’s Wood Window Alliance scheme who champions the cause for the specification of wood windows in both new build and replacement projects.


Replacing Windows in Conservation Areas

Watch our video giving advice on replacing windows in conservation areas


Wood Windows Lasts Twice As Long

An interesting assessment of the longevity of timber windows and a look at the expected life cycle.


ARTIST RESIDENCE PICKS UP LONDON HOTEL OF THE YEAR CÉSAR AWARD IN GOOD HOTEL GUIDE 2016

Artist Residence, the 10-bedroom boutique hotel launched just over a year ago in London’s fashionable Pimlico Village, is one of the big winners in the Good Hotel Guide 2016: Great Britain and Ireland.


CONSERVATION SECURE™ BI-FOLDING DOORS

Products in the award-winning Conservation Secure™ range by Mumford & Wood carry Secured by Design (SBD) accreditation. This is the UK police flagship initiative which aims to design-out crime and requires that products must meet challenging test criteria before they can carry SBD approval.


M&W supply partner for large Trump Turnberry Resort

Mumford & Wood, the manufacturer of Britain’s finest timber windows and doors, has been chosen as supply partner to replace over 1000 windows and doors as part of the major £11.5m refurbishment project at Trump Turnberry Resort.


How do i repaint factory finished windows?


Engineered Timber in the Window and Door industry

With the advent of uPVC and aluminium as materials for windows and doors the rattly, warped and tired timber window soon became part of a niche market, a relic unfit for modern, low maintenance, energy efficient buildings. However, this is no longer the case…


New Website for Mumford & Wood

Mumford & Wood, the renowned manufacturer of Britain’s Finest Timber Windows and Doors™ has launched a new website at www.mumfordwood.com.


Extended Hardware Range for Conservation™ Range

Mumford & Wood, the award-winning manufacturer of traditionally styled timber windows and doors, now offer an extended range of finishes to their architectural ironmongery.


New Business Development Manager for Mumford & Wood

Steve Purcell is returning to Mumford & Wood Limited from 7 September 2015. In his new role Purcell will be responsible for new business development across the UK with specific emphasis on architects and specifiers in London and the south east


Mumford & Wood Introduces The Complete Care Service

Mumford & Wood has introduced a Complete Care Service to ensure the company’s Conservation™ products remain in perfect working condition and achieve their life expectancy of up to 65 years or more.


Growth And Investment For Mumford & Wood Limited

Mumford & Wood, who last year celebrated a 60th Anniversary, marked the occasion at a special reception with guest of honour The Right Honourable Priti Patel MP, Minister of State for Employment, who formally opened the extended facility, currently home to 120 employees.


M&W Conservation™ Windows for Norfolk Farmhouse

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ timber windows and doors have been architecturally specified in the remodelling of a traditional farmhouse typical of the region.


Talk to a M&W Representative at the Building Centre

Our representatives will be attending The Building Centre on specific dates each month to provide you with information and advice.


Take the factory tour

This is a detailed account of the production of our premium timber windows and doors from start to finished product.


Decorative Leaded Light Windows for Surrey Newbuild

Mumford & Wood Conservation™ timber windows and doors have been specified by award-winning Epsom Builders Limited of Epsom, Surrey for a fabulous new-build property in the vibrant heart of Esher.


Boutique London Hotel Enhanced by Mumford & Wood

Reclaimed furniture, vintage design features and a fashionable shabby chic style lends a fabulous atmosphere to Artist Residence London, a Regency townhouse boutique hotel and restaurant in London’s trendy Pimlico Village


Mumford & Wood is Carbon Smart Silver Certified

Mumford & Wood, manufacturers of the finest timber windows and doors, is taking a proactive stance to address the company’s contribution to climate change. In doing so, Mumford & Wood has committed to the Carbon Smart programme and has achieved Silver certified acknowledgement of manufacturing and commercial standards.


Can the conservation issue be maintained?

Timber has rightly regained its superiority in being the only natural and sustainable material for the manufacture of high quality windows and doors. Recent research identifies that timber is energy efficient and over ifs life cycle could actually outlive the building in which it has been installed


Conservation™ Bi-folding Doors Secured by Design

Joining an impressive collection of SBD approved Conservation™ products, which includes casement windows, elegant French doorsets, single external doors and robust entrance doors, is the popular bi-folding door which has been tested to meet PAS24:2012 Enhanced Security.


New RIBA-approved CPD by Mumford & Wood

Timber window specialist Mumford & Wood is now able to offer a RIBA-Assessed CPD entitled ‘Growing our Low-Carbon Economy’ which is relevant to the current CPD syllabus. It qualifies as a Core Curriculum subject and for general awareness in the Knowledge level


Mumford & Wood Introduce Balcony Doorsets to Conservation™ Range

Mumford & Wood, specialist manufacturer of the finest timber windows and doors, has introduced timber balcony doorsets to the award-winning Conservation™ range of period-style sash and casement windows, French doorsets, bi-folding and entrance doors.


Mumford & Wood Conservation™ Timber Windows are BRE A+

Timber windows and doors by award-winning manufacturer Mumford & Wood are recognised in the BRE Green Guide to Specification as A+ rated.


Mumford & Wood Specified For Artist Residence London

Beautiful timber Conservation™ box sash windows by Mumford & Wood have been specified in the complete internal and external refurbishment of a Regency period property in fashionable Pimlico Village, City of Westminster, to an eclectic, 10-bedroom boutique hotel.


Mumford & Wood – The Only Choice for Norfolk Rectory Renovation

Conservation™ timber windows and doors by Mumford & Wood have been architecturally specified in the restoration of a beautiful 16th century private home in the Breckland area of rural Norfolk.


Roy Wakeman Presents the TIA Timber Manifesto

Roy Wakeman, chairman of the Timber Industry Accord (TIA), presented: ‘Timber: Growing our Low-Carbon Economy’, a manifesto document produced by the TIA.


Whole Life Cost

An explanation of the cost of timber windows throughout their expected life, showing extremely favourable comparisons with alternative window material choices.


Award Winning Windows and Doors by Mumford & Wood for 'Best Out of London Home’

Mumford & Wood has designed and manufactured beautiful windows and doors for Kylemore House on the Coombe Estate, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. This is an exclusive 9,000 sq ft new-build house which has recently been awarded winner of the ‘Best Out of London Home’


Sustainability/Life Cycle Assessment

An interesting assessment of the sustainability of timber windows and a look at the expected life cycle.


Mumford & Wood Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Essex-based Mumford & Wood, the award winning manufacturer of inspirational timber windows and doors, are proud to announce their 60th anniversary this month


Welcome to Mumford & Wood


New ‘Style Guide’ By Mumford & Wood

Mumford & Wood, the award winning manufacturer of inspirational timber windows and doors, has released a new Style Guide brochure targeting architects, project managers, developers and home owners.


Mumford & Wood Conservation™ Box Sash Is BBA-BWF Compliant

Award-winning timber window manufacturer Mumford & Wood is proud to announce a U-value of 1.1 W/m²K for the market-leading Conservation™ box sash.



The Conservation™ Range of Timber Windows & Doors


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