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Let’s Be Proactive About Window Safety

A couple of weeks ago, The Glazine featured an article about window safety. Following a poll carried out by Mighton Products, two out of three businesses asked said they were in favour of raising awareness via a window safety week. A week of this nature is already well established in the USA and although the […]

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT U VALUES

When you’re supplying a frame, you can’t give it a U-value. It doesn’t matter how well insulated the frame is, that great big hole where the glass should be lets the wind blow in. The only way you can be sure is to buy a window – frame and sealed unit together. Then the calculations […]

Smooth Slate Grey on White (Ral No. 7015) – This Foil is Now Available Ex Stock

The finish you want – now ex-stock Some colours set the market alight, and when they do, you want them fast. Right now, everyone wants their windows and doors in Smooth Slate Grey on White. Make that demand for Smooth Slate Grey on White (Ral No. 7015)  your success story this spring.We’ve got the colour […]

LANCASHIRE TRADE FRAMES SHORTLISTED FOR 2018 E3 BUSINESS AWARDS

Bury based window and door manufacturer, Lancashire Trade Frames has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2018 E3 Business Awards, which will be held at the Macron Stadium in Bolton on Thursday 12th July 2018. The company, which is one of the country’s leading window, door and conservatory manufacturers was selected from amongst hundreds […]

Let’s Talk Frames – April 2018

At Lancs Trade we’re putting in place the things that will help us grow and thrive. We’re building a stronger team, we’re investing in new equipment. We’re raising our profile, too, but it’s about far more than putting on a brave face – it’s a commitment to manufacturing and to the creation of a highly-skilled […]

Investing more in aluminium fabrication

Lancashire Trade Frames has recently made a substantial investment in new equipment for the aluminium fabrication side of their business. The purchases, costing around £150k, were made as a result of the company’s commitment to continually reviewing, updating and upgrading plant and machinery. With aluminium now a significant part of the Lancs Trade product range, […]

More success for our first apprentice

It doesn’t seem long since we were reporting that the first youngster to start as an apprentice with the LTF team, Brandon Vevers, had achieved an NVQ at level 2. Now, we’re delighted to announce that Brandon has succeeded in reaching the level 3 standard, and we’d like to offer him our congratulations. Brandon has […]

Building the Skills of the Lancashire Trade Frames Team

Bury-based Lancashire Trade Frames are committed to building the highly skilled workforce today’s glazing industry needs. With an ever-increasing product range, training is always underway. A recent example is the company’s Anthony Loder, who has just completed a course in the fabrication of the Smart Aluminium Visoglide Plus patio door. Aluminium became part of the […]

The real losers in the Carillion debacle

In a statement to Parliament, cabinet minister David Lidington told the members that as a private company the cost of Carillion’s failure would be borne not by the public, but by its shareholders and lenders. What he didn’t mention was that the lenders don’t just include banks and large financial institutions, but huge numbers of […]

Christmas Ordering Arrangements 

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s that time of year again. The national grid is lighting up a few billion extra LEDs and every kid in the land is hyper.  When we’re not eating mince pies, we’re planning the last few days of production before the shutdown, and we need you to give us a […]