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Soft-close and Secure: a winning patio door collaboration

At Lancs Trade, we love a challenge, but we also know when to seek help. When the best minds collaborate on a project, results come quicker and original expectations can often be exceeded. That’s what we’ve found with our project: getting PAS23/24 Approval for our Kömmerling patio door. We’re delighted with the result. The door […]

Football’s goal-fest – a lesson or a warning for us all

If you follow football, you will have noticed some dramatic score lines in the Premier League as this new season has begun. Liverpool, last season’s champions conceded seven to Villa, a team that narrowly avoided relegation.  Leicester put five past Man City at the Etihad. A few days later, Spurs scored six at Old Trafford. […]

Finalist in two categories for the NFA’S

    We’re asking because the National Fenestration Awards are the ones where it’s up to you to decide. We’re guessing enough of you must have thought we deserved the recognition, otherwise, we wouldn’t be on the shortlist in the Bifold and Fabricator categories. Thanks to everyone whose nominations got us there. But, you know, a shortlist […]

Green Homes: Has the Government missed a trick?

I will admit to being disappointed that the Government’s Green Homes Grant offers very limited opportunities for the glazing industry. I’ll go on to explain why I think they’ve missed a trick, but I do understand that the scheme is designed to support the move to carbon-neutral homes and if there’s sufficient take-up, it will […]

A new meaning of home brings positivity for the industry

In the last six months the economy has taken a big hit. Uncertainty in business. Rules changing on a daily basis. Industries learning to adapt. As a large-scale fabricator, we’re no different. We’ve seen the impact of COVID-19 on our supply chain, with longer lead times and installers having to take extra precautions when fitting […]

June 2020 Newsletter

Please find below our monthly Newsletter ‘Let’s Talk Frames’ containing all the latest news from Lancashire Trade Frames. Click here to view Let’s Talk Frames June

Defibrillator at Lancs Trade Saving lives

In 2017, Lancashire Trade Frames purchased and installed a new and automated external defibrillator (AED) for use by the factory and surrounding community in Bury. The purchase was prompted by an incident that the Managing Director of the window fabrication business, Mark Rowland, freely admits shook him up. An employee suffered a sudden cardiac arrest […]


It’s no surprise that the demand for roof lanterns is huge right now. They not only make a stylish statement in a home or premises, but flood a room with natural light and heat – which keeps energy bills down. As the latest addition to our ever-expanding range, our incredible new aluminium lantern roof is […]